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NRF releases a statement regarding the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

As the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act enters into force today and key components required by the UFLPA are published, including the UFLPA enforcement strategy and the Entity List, the American Apparel & Footwear Association,... more »

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act passes the House

The National Retail Federation has issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French after the House gave final approval to the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022. “Retailers and thousands... more »

NRF urges administration to repeal China tariffs

The National Retail Federation (NRF) called on the Biden administration to repeal tariffs on goods from China, citing Consumer Price Index numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. “This report showing that rampant inflation... more »

NRF welcomes court’s rejection of lawsuits regarding Braille gift cards

The National Retail Federation (NRF) shared that it welcomes a federal appeals court’s rejection of a series of “carbon copy” lawsuits claiming five retailers violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to sell Braille... more »

NRF says economy experiences ongoing expansion despite uncertainty

The Federal Reserve faces “a tricky job” in addressing inflation but continuing growth in employment, wages and consumer spending make it unlikely the effort will backfire into a major setback for the economy, Jack Kleinhenz,... more »

NRF expects consumers to spend $20 billion on Father’s Day gifts 

Consumer spending this Father’s Day is expected to total $20 billion, nearly on par with last year’s record-setting figure of $20.1 billion, according to the annual consumer survey released by the National Retail Federation (NRF)... more »

Retail sales grow in April

Consumers accustomed to inflation continued to spend in April as retail sales overcame higher prices to show both monthly and year-over-year increases, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said. “April retail sales demonstrate consumer strength and... more »

U.S. ports set new record for imports

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports set a new record this spring and are expected to see near-record volume this month as retailers bring in merchandise ahead of rising costs and further supply... more »

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