National Retail Federation

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 »

Record 158 million shoppers expected during Super Saturday

More than 158 million consumers are expected to shop on the last Saturday before Christmas this year, according to the annual consumer survey released... READ MORE »

GDP growth slows, but consumer spending remains positive

Gross domestic product isn’t likely to grow as much in the final months of 2022 as it did in the third quarter, but consumer spending should remain ... READ MORE »

Record number of consumers shop over Thanksgiving weekend

A record 196.7 million Americans shopped in stores and online during the five-day holiday shopping period from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, ... READ MORE »

NRF forecasts record holiday retail sales in 2022

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is forecasting record holiday sales this year, with 46% of consumers saying they’ve already began shopping due ... READ MORE »

Year-over-year retail sales growth continues, NRF reports

Retail sales remained strong on a monthly basis and saw another year-over-year gain in September despite an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserv... READ MORE »

Retailers warn of growing tariff bill for American businesses

The National Retail Federation (NRF) responded to the Trump administration’s plans to impose a five percent tariff on all Mexican imports starting J... READ MORE »

2019 Graduation gift spending trends

According to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, 34 percent of respondents will purcha... READ MORE »

NRF says tariffs are a gamble for U.S. economy

After the Trump administration released a list of $300 billion of Chinese goods that will be targeted by additional tariffs of 25 percent, The Nationa... READ MORE »

Why younger consumers are embracing Easter

A variety of holiday-related activities are spurring additional spending by the younger consumer, according to Katie Jordan, manager, Research and In... READ MORE »

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