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Holiday shoppers plan to spend 4% more this year

Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,047.83 this holiday season, up 4% from the $1,007.24 they said they would spend last year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF)... more »

September retail sales grew 4.5 % over last year

Retail sales in September were down 0.1% seasonally adjusted from August but up 4.5% unadjusted year-over-year, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants. “The pullback in... more »

Satya Nadella opens NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, will deliver the opening keynote at the National Retail Federation’s 109th NRF 2020 Vision: Retail's Big Show in New York City in January. “At NRF 2020, we’re bringing together the brightest... more »

NRF expects 2019 holiday retail sales to increase

The National Retail Federation (NRF) today said it expects holiday retail sales during November and December to increase between 3.8% and 4.2% over 2018 to a total of between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion. The... more »

Gen Z members are retail influencers and spenders

Members of Generation Z influence a significant amount of household purchases and enjoy spending their own money, according to the latest issue of the Consumer View report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF). “We’re seeing a... more »

Social media influences near-record Halloween spending

U.S. consumers are looking to social media for Halloween costume and decoration ideas as spending is expected to reach a near-record amount this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual survey conducted by... more »

Survey: Top pet costumes for 2019 Halloween

This year 29 million people plan to dress their pets in costume for Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation's 2019 Halloween Spending Survey. Here's a list of the top pet costumes planned this year:... more »

NRF addresses nation’s overtime rules

David French,senior vice president for government relations for The National Retail Federation' (NRF) addressed the Department of Labor’s final rule expanding overtime pay eligibility. “We applaud the Department of Labor for adopting a reasonable, thoughtful approach... more »

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