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NRF's Monthly Economic Review

NRF Members OnlyNRF's Monthly Economic Review is a report for NRF and its communities’ members that includes the latest information on industry sales, providing a thorough overview of the current retail and economic climate.

Prepared by NRF chief economist Jack Kleinhenz, the report utilizes recent economic data to analyze the impact of key indicators such as energy costs and the housing market on retail sales growth.

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Current Edition – March 2014

The net worth of U.S. households and nonprofits reached $80.7 trillion by the end of 2013, the highest level of wealth in our history. As wealth accumulates, consumers increase confidence, leading to growth in spending and use of credit. Does that mean we should expect gains this year? In his latest Monthly Economic Review, NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz takes a look at how wealth impacts consumption.

View complete analysis from NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz on Retail's BIG Blog.

NRF Members – Access the March 2014 edition

Previous Editions

Monthly Economic Review: February 2014
Monthly Economic Review: December 2013
Monthly Economic Review: October-November 2013
Monthly Economic Review: September 2013
Monthly Economic Review: August 2013
Monthly Economic Review: July 2013
Monthly Economic Review: June 2013
Monthly Economic Review: May 2013
Monthly Economic Review: April 2013

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