On the Hill

Policy Spotlight
Tariffs
U.S. companies need modern trade policy in order to become more competitive. Outdated import tariffs — which drive up prices American consumers pay for imported goods and limit U.S. exports when other countries pass retaliatory tariffs — should be eliminated.
 
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The Impact of Tariffs on Small Business
 
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Hear stories from small retailers across the country.
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July retail sales show strong gains but stock market and tariffs could lead to caution in consumer spending
 
Retail sales were up 0.9 percent in July from June and up 5.6 percent year-over-year.
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NRF CEO discusses tariff impact on retailers and consumers
 
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Putting tariffs and taxes on American consumers is not the right strategy to negotiate with China.
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Policy committees

Policy-focused committees offer retail members an opportunity to network, share ideas, and prepare testimony for Congress.

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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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