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February 1, 2021 | Economic Review
Record holiday season retail sales during the last two months of 2020 reflected the recovering economy but also got a boost from consumer emotions after a stressful year, according to NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz.
January 29, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation today announced the addition of six members to its Board of Directors. The new members were elected to the board at NRF’s annual winter board meeting, held virtually this year following NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show – Chapter 1. Each will serve a two-year term until January 2023.
January 28, 2021 | Consumer Trends, Holidays & Seasonal, Valentine's Day, Economy, Retail Sales, Forecasts
Just over half (52 percent) of U.S. adults plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, spending a total of $21.8 billion, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
January 27, 2021 |
NRF, AAFA, FDRA, RILA and USFIA are working together to address the situation.
January 25, 2021 |
NRF has hired hired Scot Case as vice president for corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability.
January 20, 2021 |
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay in response to President Biden’s first executive order that calls on Americans to wear masks for 100 days and requires their use on federal property in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19.
January 19, 2021 |
NRF is one of more than 180 organizations that called on Congress and President-elect Joe Biden to reform the nation’s immigration system. Among other steps, the groups said participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program should be allowed to remain in the country.
January 19, 2021 | Connected Commerce
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay regarding changes to the planned in-person NRF 2021: Retail’s Big Show – Chapter 2.
January 19, 2021 | Small Business
Applications open; selected businesses will gain access to QVC, HSN, and Zulily platforms and expertise reaching millions of customers with engaging video-based content and experiences.
January 15, 2021 | Winter Holidays, Retail Sales, Holiday Forecast
Retail sales during 2020’s November-December holiday season grew an unexpectedly high 8.3 percent over the same period in 2019 to $789.4 billion, exceeding NRF's forecast despite the economic challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. The numbers include online sales, which were up 23.9 percent at $209 billion.