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NRF releases its 2021 Retail Security Survey that indicates organized retail crime is evolving

Organized retail crime and numerous other security concerns evolved in 2020, and most retailers attribute the increase in criminal activity to the pan... READ MORE »

Report indicates digital technologies have made consumers’ shopping experiences convenient

According to Appnovation’s latest consumer research, Digital Innovation for the Experience Economy: Retail, over 70% of North American consumers ag... READ MORE »

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24 Tips for Selling Christmas

Retailers share what succeeded last year — plus their '21 plans. 2020 was full of surprises, most of them horrible, but there was the occasional bu... READ MORE »

Retail report indicates the pandemic accelerated new tech-related product launches

Approximately 58% of retail professionals say the pandemic accelerated new technology-related product launches at their company, according to the new ... READ MORE »

Retailers file a lawsuit seeking to lower its cap on “swipe” fees

Retailers filed a lawsuit seeking to have the Federal Reserve lower its 10-year-old cap on “swipe” fees banks charge to process debit card transac... READ MORE »

NRF said increased credit card swipe fees delay is welcomed

The National Retail Federation welcomed the announcement that Visa and Mastercard will delay an estimated $1.2 billion increase in credit card swipe f... READ MORE »

Tax ramifications of PPP loans clarified in new congressional act

Rules are not as complex now that Congress passed a law in December that clarified interpretations on PPP loans The program designed to provide finan... READ MORE »

Allisa Sampogna owner of The King's Scribe

Q&A with Alissa Sampogna

Owner of The King’s Scribe sits down with Stationery Trends for a fun Q&A   Q: There are some things that are timeless — like a litt... READ MORE »

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Shop, Interrupted

One shop owner connects with her clientele via clicks, bricks, curbside — and back again 2020 has been difficult for everyone, but for Alissa Sampo... READ MORE »

NRF Foundation offers COVID-19 trainings to retailers

The NRF Foundation launched two new credentials in its RISE Up program in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The credentials focus on Retail Operat... READ MORE »

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