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January 29, 2013

The National Retail Federation president and CEO Matthew Shay has issued the following statement in support of immigration reform.

Washington, D.C. -- The National Retail Federation president and CEO Matthew Shay has issued the following statement in support of immigration reform:

“Our current immigration system is broken and unworkable, and it is in desperate need of reform. We applaud the President’s commitment and Congress’ resolve to address immigration reform this year.

“NRF has been and continues to be a strong advocate for bipartisan, comprehensive immigration reform.

December 14, 2010

The National Retail Federation announced Tuesday it has revised its holiday forecast upward, from 2.3% to 3.3%.

Washington, D.C. -- The National Retail Federation announced Tuesday it has revised its holiday forecast upward, from 2.3% to 3.3%.

The NRF cited improvements in a variety of economic indicators -- including stock market gains, recent income growth and savings built up during the recession -- for the upward revision.

As announced earlier on Tuesday, November retail industry sales (which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants) increased 0.8% seasonally adjusted over October and 6.8% unadjusted over last year.

December 1, 2010

Expectations are riding high for the upcoming 100th annual NRF Convention & EXPO, produced by The National Retail Federation, Washington, D.C., with various industry experts already predicting it will be the most attended show of 2011. Among the expected hot topics on the agenda: mobile commerce, successful multichannel operations and sustainability. 


December 31, 2008

One of the toughest holiday shopping seasons may be history, but a lagging economy...