National Retail Federation

Type: Organization
Name: National Retail Federation
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Survey: Average Back to School Spending Nearly $700

Families will spend more to send children back to school, but they're still seeking ways to get the best deals on those purchases.Retailers estimate families with grade-school children will spend an average of just over $669 on back-to-school expenses ... [Published OzarksFirst.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Wal-Mart Cuts Prices More Aggressively for Back-to-School

:44Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to cut prices more aggressively during this year’s back-to-school season and will add inventory to its online store as the chain battles retailers for student spending.Wal-Mart will reduce prices on 10 per cent more items ... [Published European Supermarket Magazine - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

National Retail Federation sweet on local chocolate maker

SWAMPSCOTT —  Erin Calvo-Bacci, owner of the chocolate manufacturer Bacci Chocolate Design of Swampscott, and its retail division The Chocolate Truffle of Reading, has been nominated by the National Retail Federation as a National Retail Champion. An ... [Published ItemLive.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Back-to-School Costs Rising for Parents

Updated: 07/21/2014 10:47 PMCreated: 07/21/2014 9:51 PM KAALtv.comBy: Jenna Lohse(ABC 6 News) -- School is right around the corner, which means a little bit of homework for parents. Back to school supply lists seem to be getting more expensive each year, ... [Published KAALtv.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Business economists say sales, hiring and pay are up

WASHINGTON --€” More companies reported increased sales in the second quarter of the year, fueling a jump in hiring and pay raises, according to a survey of business economists released Monday.After a dismal winter in which bad weather derailed a recovery ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Smarter Back-to-School Shopping>

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --The National Retail Federation predicts families will spend 5% more on back-to-school items this year, than last year: an average of $669.28 on apparel, shoes, supplies and electronics.Believe it or not, back to school shopping ... [Published KFSN Fresno - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Heart 'n Home goes to Washington

Julie Wurr, owner and creative designer of Heart 'n Home in Laurens, knows retail."I think it started out when I was in high school and worked for a store in Spencer," Wurr said. "There is something so thrilling about retail and being able to connect ... [Published Spencer Daily Reporter - 14 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Families to spend nearly $700 on school supplies

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Going back to school this year could mean spending some serious cash.The National Retail Federation said a recent survey found people will spend about $26.5 billion on back-to-school items. The average family with kids in kindergarten ... [Published KTTC - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Falling Into Instagram: The National Retail Federation’s Gap Takeover

By / Jul 21, 2014(photo by Justin Sullivan/)In a move designed to help draw attention to retail’s career prospects, the industry’s trade group handed its Instagram feed over to one of its best-known members. Here’s why.There was a celebrity in the house ... [Published Associations Now - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Back-to-school shopping can add up

Parents doing back-to-school shopping will have to open their wallets a little wider this year. A survey from the National Retail Federation found the average family with children in grades K-12 will spend $669.28 on clothes, shoes and supplies.Audio ... [Published New Jersey 101.5 - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Podcast: Smart shopping for school

(OPEN) From Bankrate.com, This is "Your Money This Week." I'm Mark Hamrick in Washington. We begin with Kathy Grannis with the National Retail Federation, on both back-to-school and back-to-college. You know, as children outgrow their jeans or their shoes, ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 3 reports

Back-to-school costs

, 11:02 AM CDTSummer vacation is winding down, and that means students are getting ready to head back to class.It looks like they'll be dropping some serious cash to prepare for this school year.The National Retail Federation says that a recent survey ... [Published WEAR TV 3 - Jul 20 2014]

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"That's what's going through my head is 'oh crap, there goes a boat load of money,'” said parent, Nicole Thielen."
...Nick Conway, at the Target store in River Park in North Fresno: "It seems like back-to-school season starts earlier and earlier every year. Right after the summer season is about to end, back-to-school starts up immediately. Back-to-school is one of our busiest seasons out of the entire year next to Christmas."
"I think it started out when I was in high school and worked for a store in Spencer," Wurr said. "There is something so thrilling about retail and being able to connect with customers and the community."
"Price is going to be extremely important for us, as it always is," Bratspies said in a phone interview. "It's about the best prices in the market on a large assortment."

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Wal-Mart Cuts Prices More Aggressively for Back... [Published European Supermarket Magazine - 3 hours ago]
National Retail Federation sweet on local choco... [Published ItemLive.com - 4 hours ago]
Back-to-School Costs Rising for Parents [Published KAALtv.com - 9 hours ago]
Business economists say sales, hiring and pay a... [Published Quad-Cities Online - 10 hours ago]
Netflix earnings soar as it adds subscribers [Published Washington Post - 13 hours ago]
Smarter Back-to-School Shopping> [Published KFSN Fresno - 13 hours ago]
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Heart 'n Home goes to Washington [Published Spencer Daily Reporter - 14 hours ago]
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Wal-Mart to cut prices more aggressively in bac... [Published Moultrie Observer - 14 hours ago]
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Falling Into Instagram: The National Retail Fed... [Published Associations Now - 20 hours ago]
Transcript: Friday, July 18, 2014 [Published NBR.com - 22 hours ago]
Increased sales fueling hiring and pay raises, ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 23 hours ago]
Back-to-school shopping can add up [Published New Jersey 101.5 - 23 hours ago]
Early Back-to-School Shopping Tips for Budget-C... [Published TheStreet.com - 23 hours ago]
5 Tips for Families Doing Back-to-School Shoppi... [Published Colchester Bulletin - Jul 21 2014]
Hounded by the bell [Published Kauai Garden Island News - Jul 21 2014]
Early Back-to-School Shopping Tips for Budget-C... [Published The Street Latest - Jul 21 2014]
Will ‘Back to School Spending’ Hurt Holiday Ret... [Published 24/7 Wall St - Jul 21 2014]
Podcast: Smart shopping for school [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Jul 21 2014]
Vancouver willing to offer ‘fair market value’ ... [Published Canada Standard - Jul 21 2014]
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NABE survey points to rising U.S. wage pressures [Published CNBC - Jul 21 2014]
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Retailers Applaud Introduction of The Marketpla... [Published EON Retail - Jul 16 2014]
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The National Retail Federation (NRF) issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on the introduction of The Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act ...
Retailers Applaud Introduction of The Marketpla... [Published Business Wire Retail News - Jul 16 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Retail Federation (NRF) issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on the introduction of The Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act ...
Retailers Applaud Introduction of The Marketpla... [Published Business Wire Public Policy/Government News - Jul 16 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The National Retail Federation (NRF) issued the following statement from Senior Vice President for Government Relations David French on the introduction of The Marketplace and Internet Tax Freedom Act ...
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