Back-to-School Spending Up

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The average person with children in grades K-12 will spend $688.62 on their children’s back-to-school merchandise, up from $603.63 last year.

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Swipe Fees to Strike Out?

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A proposed settlement between Visa Inc., MasterCard Inc. and retailers offers $6.5 billion to retailers and a lower swipe fee for eight months.

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NRF Praises House’s Decision to Repeal ACA

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The House of Representatives’ vote to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has drawn praise from the National Retail Federation.

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Fight and Win Against Organized Retail Crime

Andrew Wren

In this podcast, Wren Solutions CEO Andrew Wren discusses how to implement tactics to guard against organized retail crime.

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Iconeum Religious Items

Prayer beads from Iconeum Religious Items

Company imports hand painted, hand assembled holy image wall art that never tarnishes.

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National Retail Federation Dismayed by Supreme Court Decision


The U.S. Supreme Court deemed the Affordable Care Act constitutional in a 5-4 decision issued June 28.

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NRF Video Contest Finalists Left to Public Vote


The NRF announced on April 2 the 20 finalists of the “This is Retail” contest, now open to the public for the final round of judging.

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Customer Satisfaction Retail Priority

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Sixty-seven percent of retail execs rank customer satisfaction as the top strategic initiative for 2012.

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Retailer’s Represented Via Video: NRF Seeking Contest Submissions

Viral video contest

The NRF hunts to find the best retail stories in America via a video contest.

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Top Topics and Trends Discussed at Retail’s BIG Show

New Shopping Trends

Retail’s BIG Show floor is buzzing with more than 400 exhibitors about topics and trends changing the industry.

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