National Retail Federation

NRF’s 2021 Retail Security Survey indicates retail related crime and other security concerns evolve

Organized retail crime and numerous other security concerns evolved in 2020, and most retailers attribute the increase in criminal activity to the pandemic, according to the 2021 Retail Security Survey released by the National Retail Federation.... more »

NRF said retail sales slowed during July as retailers continued to face supply chain disruptions

Retail sales slowed during July as retailers continued to face supply chain disruptions and increased COVID-19 vaccinations allowed consumers to shift some spending from goods to activities like going out to dinner and traveling despite... more »

NRF responds to new CDC mask recommendation

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation that fully vaccinated people again wear masks indoors in COVID-19 hot spots. “Public health and safety... more »

2021 back-to-school shopping expects to reach new highs

Consumers plan to spend record amounts for both school and college supplies as families and students plan to return to in-person classrooms this fall, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation... more »

NRF shares June retail sales increase in most categories

Retail sales saw solid growth during June, increasing in most categories on a monthly basis and across the board on a yearly basis as the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic continued, the National Retail Federation... more »

NRF and leading business, labor groups launch coalition supporting bipartisan infrastructure investment

The National Retail Federation (NRF) joins the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, AFL-CIO, Business Roundtable, the National Association of Manufacturers, the Bipartisan Policy Center, North America’s Building Trades Unions, as well as over 20 business and... more »

NRF says retailers’ uncertainty transforms into recovery

As retailers head into the second half of 2021, the “great uncertainty” that clouded the nation’s economic outlook earlier in the year has transformed into evidence of an unprecedented recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, National... more »

Retail professionals say tech product launches accelerated during pandemic

Approximately 58% of retail professionals say the pandemic accelerated new technology-related product launches at their company, according to the new report, Using Retail Tech Innovation to Enhance the Customer Experience, released by global market research company... more »

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