On the Hill

Policy Spotlight
Tariffs
U.S. companies need modern trade policy in order to become more competitive. Outdated import tariffs — which drive up prices American consumers pay for imported goods and limit U.S. exports when other countries pass retaliatory tariffs — should be eliminated.
 
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The Impact of Tariffs on Small Business
 
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Hear stories from small retailers across the country.
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Tariffs could destroy American Dream for Pennsylvania entrepreneur
 
Sherrill Mosee, an entrepreneur who started Pennsylvania-based MinkeeBlue, simply cannot afford more tariffs.
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2018 holiday sales grew 2.9 percent amid turmoil over trade policy and delay in data collection
 
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Holiday retail sales in 2018 grew 2.9 percent to $707.5 billion.
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Policy committees

Policy-focused committees offer retail members an opportunity to network, share ideas, and prepare testimony for Congress.

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Top issues on our agenda

Sales Tax Fairness
 
NRF is working with the states to enact legislation implementing the Supreme Court holding in Wayfair.
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Immigration
 
NRF supports practical and comprehensive immigration reform.
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Data Security
 
NRF is committed to finding broad, long-term solutions to ensure that sensitive consumer information is protected.
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