National Retail Federation

NRF Foundation Honors recognizes retail executives, supports next generation of retail leaders

The seventh annual NRF Foundation Honors took place April 13 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to recognize the exceptional leadership of retail executives and to support the next generation of industry talent. The event raised $3.22... more »

NRF notes container ports are catching up

The monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hacket Associates, indicated the nation’s major retail container ports have started to catch up with the backlog of cargo, but noted... more »

Retailers welcome court ruling in favor of Pulse’s antitrust lawsuit against Visa

The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed a federal appeals court ruling that payment processing network Pulse can sue Visa over practices it claims reduce competition over who gets to process billions of dollars in debit... more »

NRF reports the economy has strong momentum despite challenges

Top challenges have shifted from COVID-19 to inflation and the war in Ukraine, but the U.S. economy will continue to face uncertainties in the year ahead, Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist for the National Retail Federation... more »

Consumers plan to spend around $20 billion on Easter-related items

Consumers plan to spend an average $169.79 this year on Easter-related items, according to results of the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Insights & Analytics. A total of... more »

NRF releases its annual retail forecast, expects 6-8% growth

The National Retail Federation (NRF) issued its annual forecast, anticipating that retail sales will grow between 6% and 8% to more than $4.86 trillion in 2022. The announcement was made during NRF’s annual State of... more »

NRF welcomes final approval of Postal Service Reform Act

The final passage of the first major postal reform legislation approved by Congress in more than 15 years is welcomed by The National Retail Federation (NRF). “The U.S. Postal Service has long played a key... more »

NRF says inflation will play a key role in outlook

Inflation is at a 40-year high but isn’t hitting all consumers as hard as top-line numbers might suggest, National Retail Federation (NRF) Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said. Nonetheless, consumer worries about rising prices could become... more »

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