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Fourth of July celebrations could spike thanks to warmer-than-average weather

Americans are expected to spend $7.1 billion on food for cookouts and picnics as they celebrate the Fourth of July this year, up from $6.8 billion in 2016, according to the annual survey released today... more »

Labor Department withdraws joint employer liability guidelines set under Obama

The National Retail Federation welcomed the announcement from the Labor Department that it would withdraw burdensome guidance issued under the Obama Administration significantly broadening the definition of a joint employer and creating seemingly limitless liability... more »

Kobe Bryant, Tyra Banks to headline NRF’s Shop.org conference

Celebrities Tyra Banks and Kobe Bryant will join executives from Disney, TechStyle, theSkimm, DSW, Ashley Stewart, Affirm and Peloton to headline the list of speakers this fall at the National Retail Federation’s Shop.org conference. The... more »

Cutting-edge theft prevention technology on display at NRF Protect

At the National Retail Federation (NRF) Protect loss prevention conference this week, industry leader Toshiba will share its vision of driving growth for retailers and restaurants through three key areas: video surveillance innovations, cloud-based system management,... more »

Father’s Day retail spending expected to break records

Americans are expected to spend more than ever on gifts for Father’s Day this year with the biggest share going to special outings like a ballgame, concert or dinner, according to the National Retail Federation’s... more »

Retail jobs dip in May, but total earnings stay steady

Retail industry employment decreased by 8,500 jobs in May from April, the National Retail Federation reported June 2, while average hourly earnings were up 2.5 percent on a year-over-year basis, in line with growth in... more »

House Republicans abandon plans to repeal swipe fee reform

The National Retail Federation welcomed reports that House Republican leaders plan to abandon an attempt to repeal debit card swipe fee reform that has saved retailers and their customers more than $40 billion and brought... more »

Income vs. Consumption tax could shackle retailers, NRF says

The National Retail Federation is urging Congress to focus on updating the existing federal income tax system through comprehensive reform rather than moving toward a consumption tax. Under either approach, Congress should reject a proposed $1 trillion... more »
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