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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 »
SeaMoon is a gift boutique with resort appeal

ROAD TRIP: SeaMoon

Retailer has been providing customers a unique selection for more than 45 years SeaMoon is a gift shop located on Long Beach Island, New Jersey in a town called Surf City, a popular destination for... more »

2021 Back-to-school shopping expects to reach record levels

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 »
Dallas Market Center summer 2021 edition, awards burton + BURTON a Best Visual Presentation Award

burton + BURTON receives a Best Visual Presentation Award at Dallas Market Center

burton + BURTON was recognized as a Best Visual Presentation Award winner during the June 2021 Dallas Total Home & Gift Market. Dallas Market Center (DMC) is a global business-to-business trade center and a wholesale... more »

IHA launches news and information platform and welcomes Sean Daly to its team

International Housewares Association (IHA) launched HomePage News, the Home + Housewares Business Authority to provide the industry with an independent news and information platform, and welcomes Sean Daly as vice president, member and buyer relations.... 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 »

Atlanta Market selects winners of People’s Choice Award

Atlanta Market announced that three of its 40 summer 2021 Market Snapshot program finalists — Adama, for its Nuria Rug, Foil Décor, for its 9x13 Red Foil Pan and Annie Selke, for its Mod Cabin Quilt... more »

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