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April 17, 2018

With the U.S. Supreme Court holding oral arguments on whether online sellers can be required to collect sales tax the same as local stores, NRF says the time has come to update the court’s landmark 1992 ruling on the issue.

April 17, 2018

According to a new study commissioned by the National Retail Federation and the Consumer Technology Association, President Trump’s proposed tariffs would increase the price for TVs, costing U.S. consumers an estimated $711 million over the next year. 

April 16, 2018

March retail sales increased 0.3 percent seasonally adjusted over February and 5 percent year-over-year as the economy continued to grow despite market volatility, unseasonable weather and uncertain economic policies, according to NRF.

April 12, 2018

Multiple trade associations sent a letter to the House Ways and Means committee, urging Congress to play a strong role in mitigating escalating trade tensions with China.

April 12, 2018

Nearly 90 industry leaders will speak as over 2,500 retailers, loss prevention executives, cybersecurity experts and law enforcement officers assemble in Dallas June 11-13 at the annual NRF PROTECT conference. 

April 6, 2018

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to grow a healthy 5.8 percent year-over-year this month but could be threatened in the future if the developing trade war between the United States and China continues to escalate, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from NRF and Hackett Associates.

April 6, 2018

Amid fluctuations in weather and spring holidays, retail industry employment fell by 6,400 jobs seasonally adjusted in March but showed an increase of 30,800 unadjusted year-over-year, according to NRF. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.

April 5, 2018

Statement from NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay: "We are on a dangerous downward spiral and American families will be on the losing end."

April 3, 2018

NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay issued a statement in response to the list of Chinese imports subject to new tariffs announced by the U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

March 22, 2018

The National Retail Federation issued a statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay on proposed tariffs on consumer products from China. 

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