National Retail Federation

Type: Organization
Name: National Retail Federation
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Common Ground: Shopping for school can be stressful

Like it or not, the second biggest shopping season of the year is here, and back-to-school ads and store uniform displays are in no short supply.Parents, including me, are already feeling the stressful financial pinch and searching for ways to save money, ... [Published The Advocate - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Back-to-school shopping becoming more expensive

Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - Notebooks, folders and books are no longer on college students’ wish lists for back-to-school shopping.According to the National Retail Federation , college students spend an average of $250 on electronics.“I got the 13-inch Macbook ... [Published LocalSRY.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Survey: Back-To-School Shopping Kicks Off 2 Months Before School Starts

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Believe it or not, back-to-school shopping has already begun.Parents are getting the chore out of the way early, to take advantage of sales and make sure they get the goods before retailers sell out, CBS 2’s Jericka Duncan reported ... [Published CBS New York - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Retail Trade Groups Unite on Payments Initiative

The National Retail Federation, Retail Industry Leaders Association, Food Marketing Institute, Merchant Advisory Group, National Association of Convenience Stores, National Grocers Association and National Restaurant Association are jointly calling for ... [Published Retail Online Integration - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 6 reports

National Retail Federation Launches Small Business Retail Council

WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--National Retail Federation announced the formation of the Small Business Retail Council to organize, recruit and engage Main Street merchants and independent community retailers in grassroots efforts. ... [Published EON Retail - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Democratic Legislation Would Regulate Work Scheduling

On-call work and last-minute scheduling are becoming increasingly common for employees across a spectrum of industries in the U.S., from retail to fast food. Critics of the practices say unpredictability puts hourly workers at a disadvantage, while many ... [Published US News & World Report - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

The US merchant community recognizes customer security as top priority

The merchant community in the US has agreed upon the fact that payments security is a top concern, especially for consumer protection and confidence.The Food Marketing Institute, Merchant Advisory Group, National Association of Convenience Stores, National ... [Published Paypers - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Alabama's Tax-Free Weekend Starts Friday

Birmingham, Ala._ Alabama's Tax-Free Weekend will kick off this Friday and end on Sunday. During that time, shoppers can purchase school supplies, clothing and computers without paying the state's sales tax on it.Non-taxable clothing must be below $100. ... [Published ABC 3340 - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Retailers can expect 3.9% more growth in the second half, National Retail Federation chief economist Jack Kleinhenz says

Some days we're really slow, but then one person comes in and you have a fabulous day because she comes in in the mood to shop.CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Jack Kleinhenz, the Cleveland-based chief economist for the National Retail Federation , has lowered his retail ... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Back to School technology>

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) --Many parents are already shopping for the return to class, and technology is a big part of getting ready.According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), spending is expected to go up five percent this year. According to NRF's ... [Published KFSN Fresno - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Families are spending more to get their kid ready for college

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Summer is coming to a close and the upcoming school year is on the minds of both students and parents. With back to school shopping in full swing, how much are parents spending to send their kids back to college?The average family sending ... [Published KMBZ - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Electronics juice back-to-school

– Retail experts say electronics are charging up back-to-school sales.According to a National Retail Federation survey, the average family with children in grades K-12 will spend $669.28 on apparel, shoes and supplies, up 5 percent from $634.78 last year.And ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 28 2014]

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"Look at Amazon," says Tyko, "Best Buy, Target, Toys R Us, Office Max and Office Depot match Amazon prices."
...said Carrie Gleason, director of the Fair Workweek Initiative and an organizer at the Center for Popular Democracy, a national advocacy group. "It's gotten to the point where workers, especially women workers, are saying, 'We need a voice in how much and when we work.' "
"The best course now would be to forego it as long as job growth remains slow, few employers drop coverage, and Americans who can't get insurance at work can find it on the marketplaces created by the law" he said

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Do a little homework to get ready for tax-free ... [Published Tennessean - 10 hours ago]
Here's a guide to Florida's back-to-school sale... [Published Orlando Sentinel - 11 hours ago]
Backpack giveaway benefiting thousands of schoo... [Published Quad-Cities Online - 11 hours ago]
Retail Trade Groups Unite on Payments Initiative [Published Retail Online Integration - 11 hours ago]
NRF Creates Small Business Retail Council [Published Rapaport News - 12 hours ago]
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Fast food workers score a big win against McDon... [Published Ezra Klein - 9 hours ago]
This worked. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Here at Wonkblog, we've talked a bit about how the franchise model makes it difficult for workers to organize, keeping wages low by giving franchisees such low margins that increasing them is nearly ...
National Retail Federation Launches Small Busin... [Published EON Retail - 12 hours ago]
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--National Retail Federation announced the formation of the Small Business Retail Council to organize, recruit and engage Main Street merchants and independent community retailers in grassroots efforts. ...
National Retail Federation Launches Small Busin... [Published EON Business - 12 hours ago]
WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--National Retail Federation announced the formation of the Small Business Retail Council to organize, recruit and engage Main Street merchants and independent community retailers in grassroots efforts. ...
National Retail Federation Launches Small Busin... [Published Business Wire Retail News - 12 hours ago]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Retail Federation announced the formation of the Small Business Retail Council to organize, recruit and engage Main Street merchants and independent community retailers in grassroots efforts. ...
National Retail Federation Launches Small Busin... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - 12 hours ago]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--National Retail Federation announced the formation of the Small Business Retail Council to organize, recruit and engage Main Street merchants and independent community retailers in grassroots efforts. ...
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