National Retail Federation

National Retail Federation survey shows consumers eager for digital holiday

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for millions of Americans. According to the National Retail Federation’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, consumers celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah and/or Kwanzaa will... more »

NRF tells Congress: ‘EMV equipment does not stop breaches’

The National Retail Federation told Congress Wednesday, Oct. 7, that new chip-and-signature credit cards without a PIN will not stop data breaches, and that small businesses should not be pressured to install the equipment to accept them at the... more »

National Retail Federation releases Retail Holiday Planning Playbook

The inaugural 2015 Retail Holiday Planning Playbook is the retailer’s guide to key questions and issues around the upcoming holiday season. The 2014 holiday season rang up a hefty $616.1 billion in U.S. sales, 4 percent... more »

West Coast Ports Resume Normal Operations

U.S. West coast ports are back in business after a tentative deal was reached for a new five-year contract on Friday. The deal comes several days after U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez intervened in the... more »

Small Toy Shops Play Up the Perks

On a warm afternoon earlier this week, Dan Weiss, manager and “chief toyologist” at Fantastic Kids Toys, was preparing for the early-December rush of shoppers to the two neighborhood toy stores he manages in New... more »

6 Guaranteed Ways To Improve Your Holiday Marketing Results

There’s nothing small about the holiday season when it comes to small businesses.According to the National Retail Federation, 20 to 40 percent of yearly sales for small and mid-sized retailers take place within the last... more »

The Buzz: Retailers Report Holiday Sales

Fox Cities, WI - Retailers around the country began reporting their Christmas results last week, ranging from a disappointing dip — Best Buy’s stores were down almost 1 percent, for example — to a modest... more »

Last Minute Christmas Shoppers Boost Small Business Sales

Charlotte, NC - With a late Black Friday this year and Christmas falling on a Wednesday, plenty of last minute shoppers were out in Charlotte, Monday.Typically when you think of Christmas shopping, big retail chains... more »

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