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Halloween 2023 spending to reach record $12.2B

Total Halloween spending is expected to reach a record $12.2 billion, exceeding last year’s record of $10.6 billion, according to the National Retai... 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 »

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 »

Record number of shoppers expected during Thanksgiving weekend

An estimated 166.3 million people are planning to shop from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday this year, according to the annual survey released t... 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 »

6 things to know about the 2022 holiday shopping season

The 2022 holiday shopping season is underway for many retailers as the buildup to this year's fourth quarter has included many unknowns and less predi... 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 legislation about who processes credit card transactions will help retailers

The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed legislation introduced that would let retailers decide who processes credit card transactions, saying it... READ MORE »

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