economy

NRF: Retail sales pick up in January 2023

Retail sales bounced back strongly in January as inflation eased and income grew, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). “Despite inf... READ MORE »

NRF: 2022 holiday sales grew 5.3% to $936.3B

Retail sales during 2022’s November-December holiday season grew 5.3% over 2021 to $936.3 billion, falling short of the National Retail Federation... READ MORE »

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Although the economy may slow, the desire to splurge endures Perception defeats reality, especially concerning the economy. A s... READ MORE »

NRF reports says imports slowed

The National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates released the monthly Global Port Tracker report, which states imports at the nation’s ma... READ MORE »

NRF says economy is not in recession and continues to watch inflation

The National Retail Federation (NRF) Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz shared that despite two consecutive quarters of decline, the U.S. economy still do... READ MORE »

NRF says consumers and workers will play a role in bringing inflation under control 

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 Eco... READ MORE »

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