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E.g., 10/19/2018
October 19, 2018

U.S. retailers will highlight challenges faced in complying with European privacy rules while still serving the needs of their customers as regulators meet for an international conference in Brussels.

October 18, 2018

The Next Generation Scholarship program provides financial support to college students pursuing careers or majors relevant to retail.

October 15, 2018

September sales were up 4.5 percent on a three-month moving average compared with the same period a year ago.

October 11, 2018

Of those, 58 percent reported shopping at dollar stores, 50 percent at off-price stores like Ross or T.J. Maxx and discount grocers like Aldi or Lidl, 44 percent at outlet stores and 36 percent at thrift stores.

 

October 9, 2018

Imports at the nation's major retail container ports are expected to remain at near-record levels this month despite a new round of tariffs that took effect in September, according to NRF's monthly Global Port Tracker report.

October 9, 2018

Allowing gasoline with a 15 percent blend of ethanol to be sold year-round would be bad for both consumers and the environment, the National Council of Chain Restaurants said today ahead of an expected announcement by the White House.  

October 5, 2018

Retail employment in September increased by 25,600 jobs over the same time last year despite a drop of 23,600 jobs from August, according to NRF calculations. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.

October 3, 2018

The National Retail Federation announced today that it expects holiday retail sales in November and December – excluding automobiles, gasoline and restaurants – to increase between 4.3 and 4.8 percent over 2017 for a total of $717.45 billion to $720.89 billion. 

October 1, 2018

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay after the U.S., Canada and Mexico reached a deal updating the North American Free Trade Agreement. 

September 25, 2018

The National Retail Federation announced that it will recognize Levi Strauss & Co President and CEO Chip Bergh as “The Visionary,” an award given once a year to an outstanding retail industry leader, during the 2018 NRF Foundation Gala on January 13 in New York City.

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