National Retail Federation

Government, Business

Signs Positive for Retailers During Uneven Recovery, NRF Economist Says

Cars on sales lot Auto sales have been positive. (David Zalubowski/AP)

The retail sector has shown signs it has withstood the effects of the coronavirus pandemic despite volatility in the overall economy, an expert detailed Nov. 19.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
November 20, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Retail Federation Says Trucking Industry Has Enough Capacity to Meet Holiday Demand

Shopper carrying items in decorated store A shopper gets an early start at J.C. Penney in Garden City, N.Y., on Nov. 22. (David Williams/Bloomberg)

The National Retail Federation said the 2018 holiday shopping season is off to an excellent start, and the tight capacity of the trucking industry is not a factor so far as retailers have more than enough inventory in stock to carry them through the end of the year.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 29, 2018

July Sets All-Time Monthly Record for Loaded Container Imports, According to Report

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles (Nick Souza)

Top ports in North America are on pace to shatter all-time records on import container growth, according to the latest monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

September 10, 2017