Retail federation predicts sunnier skies in 2002
- Consumer Spending Cooled In May. // Home Textiles Today;6/25/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p28
The article offers information on the sales statistics of various industries including gasoline, electronic appliances, and clothing accessories and their impact on consumers spending during the month of May 2012, as reported by the U.S. National Retail Federation.
- NRF Downgrades '03 Forecast. // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;4/2/2003, Vol. 185 Issue 66, p10
Reports on the reduction of the 2003 retail sales forecast made by the National Retail Federation in the U.S. Result of the war against Iraq; Basis of the revised outlook; Reduction of consumer spending.
- High Holiday Hopes for Teens. Pallay, Jessica // DNR: Daily News Record;9/25/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 39, p24
The article reports on the 2006 holiday retail forecast of the National Retail Federation which projects an uptrend in back-to-school sales of teen clothing apparel. The positive outlook for back-to-school shopping is attributed to the dissipation of high gas prices and high temperatures. Teen...
- Retail: HO HO or HO HUM? CHRISTOPHER, ABBY // Oregon Business Magazine;Dec2011, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p19
The article reports that according to the Associated Oregon Industries, overall consumer holiday spending in Oregon is expected to increase by 2.6% in comparison to national average of 2.8%. Most of the retail items in the state are not taxed which makes it difficult to gather sales data....
- Uncertain Future. Thurman, Elizabeth // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/25/2008, Vol. 196 Issue 41, p14B
The article focuses on the uncertainty faced by the retailers despite a little momentum of sales going through much of the summer of 2008 in the U.S. According to the author, there is an uncertainty that lies ahead for retailers since the temporary hikes in spending will dwindle now that most of...
- HELLISH HOLIDAY. DOWLING, MELISSA // Multichannel Merchant (Penton Media, Inc.);Feb2009, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p22
The article discusses a decline in consumer spending during the 2008 holiday season in the U.S. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), holiday retail sales fell 2.8% to $447.5 billion. The Guild, a cataloger of artworks and artisan decor, reported a 20% decline in holiday sales from...
- Black Friday not holiday bellwether it once was. // Shopping Centers Today;Jan2015, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p8
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- Consumers Call Off Shopping Spree in May. // Home Textiles Today;6/21/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p11
The article focuses on a report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) that shoppers lowered their expenditure in May 2010, citing that the retail industry sales decreased by 1.4% adjusted from the previous month, though unadjusted year over year saw a 2.7% increase.
- Reason for Optimism. // MMR;11/3/2014, Vol. 31 Issue 17, p15
The article discusses a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation (NRF) on consumer spending, and states that online shopping might help retailers in boosting sales during the holiday season.