Small retailers tell Congress that they are hardest-hit by credit card swipe fees

A group of small retailers and the National Retail Federation (NRF) explained to Congress that small businesses are the hardest hit by high credit car... READ MORE »

NRF says consumers have the willingness and ability to spend despite inflation concerns

The economy’s fast-paced growth could slow somewhat as the Federal Reserve tries to bring inflation under control in the next few months, and as a r... READ MORE »

NRF expects Mother’s Day spending to reach $31.7 billion this year

Mother’s Day spending is expected to total $31.7 billion this year, up $3.6 billion from 2021’s record spending, according to the annual consumer... READ MORE »

Retailers join call for the withdrawal of credit card swipe fee increases

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has urged Visa and Mastercard to cancel credit card swipe fee increases scheduled to take effect this month, citi... READ MORE »

NRF Foundation Honors 2022

NRF Foundation Honors raises $3.22 million for future retail leaders

The seventh annual NRF Foundation Honors took place April 13 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to recognize the exceptional leadership of retail ... READ MORE »

U.S. ports experience brief slowdown, imports remain high

The nation’s major retail container ports have begun to catch up with the backlog of cargo seen over the past several months, but could experience a... READ MORE »

NRF welcomes a federal appeals court ruling

The National Retail Federation (NRF) welcomed a federal appeals court ruling that payment processing network Pulse can sue Visa over practices it clai... READ MORE »

NRF shares that top challenges have shifted

Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist for the National Retail Federation (NRF) noted that top challenges have shifted from COVID-19 to inflation and the war... READ MORE »

NRF says consumers plan to spend a collective $20.8 billion on Easter-related items

Consumers plan to spend an average $169.79 this year on Easter-related items, according to results of the annual survey released today by the National... READ MORE »

NRF’s annual forecast expects 6-8% growth in retail sales

The National Retail Federation (NRF) issued its annual forecast, which states it expects retail sales will grow between 6% and 8% to more than $4.86 t... READ MORE »

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