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January retail sales grew 2.7% over last year

Retail sales in January increased 0.2% seasonally adjusted over December and were up 2.7% unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation (N... READ MORE »

February retail imports to see larger drop amid coronavirus

With coronavirus causing longer Lunar New Year shutdowns of factories in China, imports at major U.S. retail container ports are expected to see a sha... READ MORE »

NRF expects record Valentine’s Day spending this year

Coming off a strong holiday season, Americans are expected to set another record for Valentine’s Day spending this year as they continue to widen th... READ MORE »

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Nearly 148 million Americans plan to shop Super Saturday

Super Saturday continues to be the biggest shopping day of the year with an estimated 147.8 million U.S. consumers expected to participate, up from 13... READ MORE »

Retail holiday season kicks off with 2.1% increase over last year

Retail sales in November increased 0.1% seasonally adjusted over October and were up 2.1% unadjusted year-over-year, marking the first half of the hol... READ MORE »

NRF welcomes phase one of China trade deal

Retailers call China trade announcement 'right direction' but say a final deal is needed. The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed news that the... READ MORE »

Retail imports surge ahead of December tariffs

Volume at the nation’s major container ports bumped up significantly in November as retailers imported merchandise ahead of new tariffs set to take ... READ MORE »

Study shows credit card industry ignores security innovations

A new study conducted for the Secure Payments Partnership coalition shows that the U.S. credit card industry has failed to establish adequate security... READ MORE »

Half of holiday shoppers have already started

More than half of consumers have already started their holiday shopping and nearly a quarter of purchases have already been made, according to the ann... READ MORE »

NRF expects more than 165 million people will shop over Thanksgiving weekend

Retailers are preparing for one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year with an estimated 165.3 million people likely to shop Thanksgiving Day th... READ MORE »

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