National Retail Federation

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 »

Retail jobs grew almost 15,000 in January over December

Retail industry employment in January was down by 15,100 jobs unadjusted from a year earlier but increased 14,800 jobs seasonally adjusted from Decemb... READ MORE »

Three trends in consumers’ attitudes toward Valentine’s Day

Despite the prevalence of red and pink hearts and the innumerable boxes of chocolate, Valentine’s Day in 2019 looks very different than it did a dec... READ MORE »

Retailers’ top priorities for 2019

“Who said apocalypse?” At a session on the Innovation Stage at NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show, Forrester retail analyst Sucharita Kodali presented ... READ MORE »

Retail jobs grew 37,600 year-over-year in December

Retail industry employment in December increased by 15,200 jobs seasonally adjusted from November and 37,600 jobs unadjusted year-over-year, the Natio... READ MORE »

Chip and Joanna Gaines, Scooter Braun to headline NRF 2019

On the last day of NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show, the keynote stage will close the National Retail Federation’s 108th annual convention with lessons... READ MORE »

November retail sales increase 5 percent over 2017

November retail sales were up 0.7 percent seasonally adjusted from October and increased 5 percent unadjusted year-over-year, completing the first hal... READ MORE »

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