As consumer product discovery continues to shift online, it makes sense that more and more retailers find their products online too. Yet, trade shows are still an essential aspect of the retail industry.
“Retail is not dead,” declared Matthew Shay, president and CEO of the National Retail Federation, Sunday morning amidst indisputable evidence: the NRF 2018 Innovation Lab. The Innovation Lab is a gathering of top technologies shaping the future of retail. Last year, we met Pepper the Robot in the NRF Innovation Lab. This year, companies such […]
On Tuesday, the National Retail Federation released their survey results from Thanksgiving Weekend. Instead of analyzing individual results of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, the NRF survey took a holistic approach that better reflects the mindsets of modern shoppers. Mark Mathews, VP of research development and industry analysis for NRF says consumers […]
The National Retail Federation (NRF) announced that six new members have been elected to its Board of Directors.
The National Retail Federation (NRF) pegged retail job gains at 37,000 in July, with increases in general merchandise, food and beverage, and building and garden supply stores.
November retail sales up 0.8 percent, seasonally adjusted from October, and up 4.4 percent, unadjusted year-over-year, NRF reports.
Nearly 60 percent of consumers say they would like to receive gift cards this holiday season.
October marked the one-year anniversary of landmark Federal Reserve regulations that cut the average debit card swipe fee collected by the nation’s largest banks.
Halloween sales are projected to reach $8 billion this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2012 Halloween spending survey.
NRF’s holiday consumer spending survey reveals that the average holiday shopper will spend $749.51.