National Retail Federation

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Name: National Retail Federation
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Wal-Mart to Increase Holiday Hiring by 10 Percent

NEW YORK—Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year.The world’s largest retailer also emphasized that current workers who want more hours ... [Published Epoch Times - 15 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Senators look to lame-duck session to pass Internet sales tax bill

Top Senate lawmakers think they have found a way to allow states and local governments to tax...Top Senate lawmakers think they have found a way to allow states and local governments to tax Internet purchases: Link online sales taxes to separate legislation ... [Published Washington Examiner - 6 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Home Depot says 56M customers were hit in data breach

(RNN) – The home improvement store Home Depot announced that 56 million consumer credit and debit cards were affected during a data breach.In a statement published on its website on Thursday, Home Depot says the breach happened between April and September ... [Published 14 WFIE - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

One-Year Review of Bangladesh Alliance Finds Significant Achievements; Challenges Lie Ahead

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and BPC Co-Founder George J. MitchellAccording to the findings in the one-year review, the Alliance has achieved many milestones:Among the challenges identified by the review is the need for better coordination and cooperation ... [Published Wall Street Select - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 pct

By NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it plans to hire 60,000 temporary holiday workers for the crucial holiday season, an increase of nearly 10 percent from last year.The world's largest retailer also emphasized that current workers who want more hours ... [Published WRAL - Sep 18 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

NRF CEO asks Congress to address Internet tax policy in lame-duck session

(CDT) Washington, Sept. 17, 2014 -- The Wall Street Journal just published a letter to the editor from National Retail Federation (NRF) President and CEO Matthew Shay.Shay’s letter focuses on the need for Congress to address Internet tax policy – on access ... [Published Green Sheet - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Kohl’s plans to hire 400 seasonal workers in Las Vegas

Kohl’s at Grand Canyon Drive and Flamingo Road is one of three Kohl’s stores that opened in September 2009 in Southern Nevada. Kohl's Corp. plans to hire more than 67,000 seasonal workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season, which the company said ... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

The journalism behind Brian Gallants second interview

Senior producer of news, CBC New Brunswick In a news release issued Tuesday PC candidate Ted Flemming impugned the fairness of CBC New Brunswick by suggesting staff here may have given preferential treatment to Liberal Leader Brian Gallant in the production ... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Americans spend $730 at holidays; are you able?

The holidays might seem far away, but the time to sock some cash away for gifts is dwindling.Those celebrating the 2013 winter holidays spent an average of $730 on gifts, food and other seasonal purchases, according to the National Retail Federation ... [Published WPTV TV Channel 5 - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

More CMOs Should Think Like Fifth Graders

As hordes of middle schoolers return to their classrooms this Fall, that collective sigh of relief you hear may not be their parents, but the clothing retailers and office supply stores who stand to make upwards of $600* per family from back-to-school ... [Published Business 2 Community - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Free to Multitask

Some lobbyists can serve once again on federal agency committees and boards after the Obama administration changed a White House rule that barred them from the panels, according to guidance released by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget in Augu ... [Published Corporate Counsel - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

How Banks Can Cash In on Parents' Back-to-School Shopping

09/10/14 - 09:22 AM EDTNEW YORK ( MainStreet ) -- Parents laid out some real dough for 2014 back-to-school shopping - $669 per family, according to the National Retail Federation . That's up 5% from last year.But did you know that $27 of that goes straight ... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 17 2014]

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Last year, the Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act , a bill to "restore states' sovereign rights to enforce state and local sales and use tax laws." So the odds for the Enzi bill are good should it come up for a vote — at least in the Senate...
...But Amazon took it one step further. They said, "Knowing your previous purchase history, we'll send the product to your doorstep." The model relies on, from what I understand, knowing what you bought before...
"The last two years saw hiring return to pre-recession levels," said John Challenger, chief executive of the company. "This year, we could see hiring return to levels not seen since the height of the dot-com boom."
"We monitor traffic patterns, and we want to make sure we have adequate staffing, said Kayla Whaling, a Wal-Mart spokeswoman."

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Senators look to lame-duck session to pass Inte... [Published Washington Examiner - 6 hours ago]
Gilt's pre-emptive shipping is an experiment in... [Published SearchCIO.com - 11 hours ago]
Retailers ramping up holiday hiring efforts [Published Los Angeles Times - 15 hours ago]
Wal-Mart to Increase Holiday Hiring by 10 Percent [Published Epoch Times - 15 hours ago]
Home Depot says 56M customers were hit in data ... [Published 14 WFIE - 18 hours ago]
One-Year Review Of Bangladesh Alliance Finds Si... [Published TheStreet.com - 18 hours ago]
One-Year Review of Bangladesh Alliance Finds Si... [Published Tamar Securities - 18 hours ago]
One-Year Review of Bangladesh Alliance Finds Si... [Published Wall Street Select - 18 hours ago]
Best Security Industries (BSI) Makes Strategic ... [Published Loss Prevention Magazine - 22 hours ago]
NRF CEO asks Congress to address Internet tax p... [Published Green Sheet - 22 hours ago]
Wal-Mart to increase holiday hiring by 10 pct [Published WRAL - Sep 18 2014]
Kohl’s plans to hire 400 seasonal workers in La... [Published Las Vegas Sun - Sep 18 2014]
Americans spend $730 at holidays; are you able? [Published WPTV TV Channel 5 - Sep 18 2014]
Will Apple Pay take off (and take down BYOD)? [Published Computerworld Singapore - Sep 18 2014]
More CMOs Should Think Like Fifth Graders [Published Business 2 Community - Sep 18 2014]
Free to Multitask [Published Corporate Counsel - Sep 17 2014]
Kohl’s plans to increase hiring for the holiday... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 17 2014]
Roanoke seeing drop in shoplifting city-wide [Published WSLS - Sep 17 2014]
The journalism behind Brian Gallants second int... [Published Canada Standard - Sep 17 2014]
Merchants Ask Supreme Court to Consider Interch... [Published JD Supra - Sep 17 2014]
Los Angeles and Long Beach port volumes are mix... [Published Logistics Management - Sep 17 2014]
Holiday hiring mad dash begins, here's where th... [Published KCCI - Sep 17 2014]
Will Apple Pay Take Off (and Take Down BYOD)? [Published NetworkWorld - Sep 17 2014]
Balancing Act [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 17 2014]
How Banks Can Cash In on Parents' Back-to-Schoo... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 17 2014]
Off to College and At College: The Growing Mark... [Published Chicago Now - Sep 17 2014]
High-tech gift ideas for grads that won't break... [Published Belmond Independent - Sep 17 2014]
Holiday hiring brings jobs to Central Indiana [Published WISH-TV - Sep 17 2014]
The endless data security saga continues [Published Essential Retail - Sep 17 2014]
Retailers Applaud Efforts to Reform the Nationa... [Published Accessories Magazine - Sep 17 2014]
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Balancing Act [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 17 2014]
Senate Republicans are attempting to rein in a top federal labor regulator that they claim is serving partisans rather than the public. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R., Tenn.) introduced a proposal on Tuesday that would add a sixth member to the National Labor ...
Voting on Minimum Wage This Fall? Here’s What Y... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 11 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Republican Senator and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has indicated that the question of increasing the federal minimum wage has taken up too much of the Senate’s time.  He told wealthy donors  – at a secret strategy ...
Home Depot breach reveals how challenging it is... [Published Post Tech - Sep 09 2014]
A Home Depot store in Peoria, Illinois. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg As Home Depot scrambles to determine the scope and scale of a potentially massive  breach of its customers' data , the retailer's troubles underscore the challenges facing retailers ...
Home Depot breach reveals how challenging it is... [Published Faster Forward - Sep 09 2014]
A Home Depot store in Peoria, Illinois. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg As Home Depot scrambles to determine the scope and scale of a potentially massive  breach of its customers' data , the retailer's troubles underscore the challenges facing retailers ...
Home Depot investigating possible security breach [Published Post Tech - Sep 02 2014]
  A shopping cart is seen in a Home Depot location in Niles, Illinois. (REUTERS/Jim Young)   Home Depot said on Tuesday it is investigating a possible security breach of its customers' data. Spokeswoman Paula Drake said in a statement that the ...
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EMV Migration Forum and National Retail Federat... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 25 2014]
Merchant Community Coalesces Behind Open Proces... [Published Financial Services - Jul 28 2014]
Direct Auto Insurance Gives Back By Offering Fr... [Published Financial Services - Jul 07 2014]
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