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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 – April 2014

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the “retail trade” sector is expected to increase by more than 1 million jobs to a total of about 16 million jobs by 2022. In his latest Monthly Economic Review, NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz explains why the BLS’ Employment Outlook report is an important benchmark for economists, retailers, policymakers and the public to think about the future while creating budgets, plans or sales projections.

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

NRF Members – Access the April 2014 edition

Previous Editions

Monthly Economic Review: March 2014
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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