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E.g., 06/20/2018
E.g., 06/20/2018
January 12, 2018

Holiday sales during November and December increased 5.5 percent over the same period in 2016 to $691.9 billion as growing wages, stronger employment and higher confidence led consumers to spend more than had been expected.

January 12, 2018

NRF welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to take up a South Dakota case on whether online sellers can be required to collect sales tax the same as local stores but also urged Congress to address the issue through federal legislation.

January 11, 2018

NRF announced new programming and event updates for its flagship annual conference, NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show

January 8, 2018

Imports grew 7 percent during 2017 over 2016 as retail sales continued to increase and the industry wrapped up the year with a strong holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.

January 5, 2018

Overall, the economy added 148,000 jobs in December, the Labor Department said. Average hourly earnings increased by 2.5 percent year-over-year, and the unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent, unchanged from November. 

January 4, 2018

NRF welcomed proposed regulations released by DOL that would help expand small retailers’ access to affordable health insurance through the use of association health plans.

December 22, 2017

NRF welcomed tax reform signed into law by President Trump, saying the measure will dramatically benefit businesses, workers and consumers.

December 20, 2017

NRF released a statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay following House and Senate passage of the tax reform bill.

December 20, 2017

Just over half of U.S. adults surveyed expect to finish their holiday shopping today, but others will still be buying gifts on Christmas Eve — and some will miss the deadline altogether. 

December 19, 2017

NRF urged the House and Senate to approve a final version of tax reform legislation set for a vote, saying the measure will boost the nation’s economy and make the United States more competitive in the global economy.


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