National Retail Federation

NRF report suggests 2020 retail imports may break record

Imports seen during 2020 appear to be headed toward a new record despite the coronavirus pandemic, and remain at high levels as 2021 begins, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the... more »

Jamie Dimon to speak at NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show – Chapter One

JPMorgan Chase Chairman of the Board and CEO Jamie Dimon will headline a keynote session next week at NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show – Chapter 1, the virtual version of Retail's Big Show on Jan. 13, 2021. “Jamie... more »

November retail sales give holiday season solid start

November retail sales dipped from the month before but still showed the sixth consecutive monthly year-over-year gain by government calculations and set the stage for a healthy holiday shopping season compared with last year despite... more »

Imports remain strong after setting new records this holiday season

Imports remain strong after setting new records this fall as retailers stocked up both stores and warehouses for the holiday season and met new demands for quick delivery of online orders, according to the monthly... more »
NRF Holiday Shopping 2020 infographic

Consumers embrace early holiday deals

An estimated 186.4 million consumers took advantage of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and shopped in-store and online this year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights... more »

NRF expects holiday sales to grow

With retail sales rebounding strongly due to continued consumer resilience, the National Retail Federation (NRF) forecasted that holiday sales during November and December will increase between 3.6% and 5.2% over 2019 to a total between... more »

Retail imports set new peak season

Imports likely saw their busiest “peak season” on record this summer and fall as retailers replenished inventories and stocked up for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the... more »

NRF reports strong retail growth numbers, consumer resiliency

Retail sales have largely recovered from the pandemic heading into the holiday season but the growing number of coronavirus cases remains a threat and additional federal stimulus could help keep the economy on track, National... more »

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