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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 »

Gift for Life honors Warren Shoulberg with 2022 Industry Achievement Award

Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ sole charitable organization, announced that business journalist Warren Shoulberg will be honored with its 2022 Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award on June 22, 2022, in Dallas,... more »

IMC’s Spring 2022 TrendWatch programming addresses three trends

DesignOn HPMKT by IMC will explore its Spring 2022 TrendWatch through series of five virtual and at-market presentations and guides beginning with the TrendWatch: Spring 2022 Webinar on Wednesday, March 16. IMC’s proprietary report explores... more »

Report shares top five trends retailers should embrace in 2022

Publicis Sapient, a digital business transformation company, released its inaugural 2022 Retail Guide to Next report. The report highlights the key trends retail companies must focus on in 2022 in order to transform their businesses... more »

Gift for Life and NY NOW team up for AIDS Walk New York 2022

Gift for Life, the gift and home decor industries’ sole national charitable organization, and NY NOW are fielding a team for the in-person return of AIDS Walk New York 2022, an annual 10K walk raising... 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 »

Retail sales show strong gains in January

Retail sales powered through COVID-19’s omicron variant, inflation and other challenges to post strong increases in January, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said. “January’s numbers show that 2022 is starting very strong for consumers and... more »

Online service connects retailers, designers with merchandise from India

Expo Bazaar USA, a digital B2B marketplace offering curated merchandise to independent retailers, will debut in March 2022.  Specialty stores and designers will have access to the wealth of handicrafts, gift and home décor products... more »

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