National Retail Federation (NRF)

Smart supply chains, transparency key for loyal fashion customers

Raj Subramaniam believes this is a pivotal time for ecommerce as the power of AI and machine learning is being…

NRF optimistic about US retail’s growth but value remains key

NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay highlighted the 2023 US retail holiday season reflected a more sustainable rate of growth…

US clothing retail enjoys 3% surge in ‘record’ 2023 holiday season

The holiday season, defined by NRF as 1 November through 31 December, saw online and non-store sales increase by 8.2%…

NRF questions sustainability of US consumer spending boom

Speaking in the January issue of the National Retail Federation (NRF) Monthly Economic Review, Kleinhenz acknowledged the resilience of the…

December deceleration in US imports expected amid Red Sea disruptions

According to the Global Port Tracker report released on 8 January by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates, the inbound cargo…

US import cargo peaked in fall with NRF predicting record holiday sales

The Global Port Tracker report, which is released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates revealed October should turn out…

US retail to see record-breaking number of holiday shoppers

This figure reflects an increase of 15.7 million shoppers compared to the previous year, marking the highest estimate since NRF…

US footwear industry urges Section 301 tariff re-evaluation

The letter written by FDRA president and CEO Matt Priest was addressed to the US trade representative Katherine Tai and…

US imports on the decline, strong consumer demand keeps supply chain afloat

Even though US imports are winding down for the year, Ben Hackett, the founder of Hackett Associates, says the economic…

NRF predicts ‘record’ holiday sales as consumer confidence soars

As we approach the 2023 holiday season, NRF chief economist Jack Kleinhenz predicts that it will come with a fresh…