On the Hill

Policy Spotlight
Tariffs
NRF opposes tariffs imposed by either side. China is perhaps retailers’ most important source of high-quality and affordable consumer products and an important and growing market for U.S. exporters. NRF believes the trade war that began last year is punishing U.S. consumers more than it is punishing China while doing little to create U.S. jobs because tariffs are essentially a tax that U.S. businesses and consumers pay.
 
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The Impact of Tariffs on Small Business
 
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End the trade war
 
The trade war with China threatens U.S. jobs and raises prices on American families.
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September retail sales grew 4.5 percent over last year
 
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Retail sales in September were down 0.1 percent from August but up 4.5 percent year-over-year, according to NRF.
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Policy committees

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Top issues on our agenda

Sales Tax Fairness
 
NRF is working with the states to enact legislation implementing the Supreme Court holding in Wayfair.
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Immigration
 
NRF supports practical and comprehensive immigration reform.
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Data Security
 
NRF is committed to finding broad, long-term solutions to ensure that sensitive consumer information is protected.
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