Donald J. TrumpTrump places tariffs on Chinese imports, Washington, USA - 22 Mar 2018US President Donald J. Trump speaks before signing a presidential memorandum targeting what the White House termed 'China?s economic aggression' in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 22 March 2018. China is threatening retaliation for the tariffs on $50 billion US dollars (40 billion euros) of Chinese imports, sparking further fears of a trade war.

Government and Trade

Trump’s New China Tariffs Roil Retail, Fashion Groups

The industry sees its much-loved tax cuts slipping away with the strong possibility that new tariffs will hit apparel.

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President Donald Trump shows off the tax bill after signing it in the Oval Office of the White House, in WashingtonTrump, Washington, USA - 22 Dec 2017

Government and Trade

No Timeline for Amending Mistakes in Tax Reform Bill

Retailers could be stuck with worse tax write-offs, and related cash-flow problems, for a while.

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Donald J. TrumpUS President Donald J. Trump signs a presidential proclamation on tariffs, Washington, USA - 08 Mar 2018US President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks before signing a presidential proclamation on steel and aluminum tariffs, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 08 March 2018. President Trump is imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. A decision to impose the tariffs on Canada or Mexico will not be decided until negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Fashion Scoops

Retail, Fashion Industries Worried by New Trump Tariffs

Industry groups aren’t up for a “trade war” that may well have broad effects.

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Otherland's Valentine's Day Candle collection.

Beauty Features

Who Needs Cupid? Beauty Industry Aims at Self-Purchase to Sweeten Valentine’s Day Sales

No sweetheart is no problem for this year’s crop of Valentine’s Day beauty gift ideas as the holiday is expected to rack up 7 percent sales gains over last year.

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NRF Hires Cybersecurity Expert

Cybersecurity is a big threat to retailers and their customers.

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NRF Outlook: 2018 Retail Sales Will Be Up Mid-Single Digits

This year could be a good one for retailers with sales gains potentially topping last year’s.

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U.S. President Donald J. Trump arrives for the State of the Union address in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, DC.State of The Union address, Washington DC, USA - 30 Jan 2018This is the first State of the Union address given by U.S. President Donald Trump and his second joint-session address to Congress.

Government and Trade

Trump’s State of the Union Leaves Retail, Fashion Groups Wanting Specifics

Trump managed to do little but retrod old ground in a near-record-breaking hour-and-20-minute address.

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An ‘Innovation Lab’ for Discovering Retail Technologies

Retailers are increasingly looking to technology to catch up to consumer shopping habits.

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Personalization, AI, All the Rage at NRF Big Show

Convention-goers were focused on technology to facilitate customization.

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The NRF Big Show.


After a Winning Season, What’s Next? NRF Convention Tackles the Future

NRF’s “Big Show” was marked by heavier retail participation, cutting-edge technology and water-cooler conversation on everything from Amazon’s next acquisition to how to handle mounting merchandise returns.

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NRF Gala Raises More Than $2.8 Million to Nurture Talent

The gala was a record-breaker bringing in funds for NRF scholarship and industry supporting programs.

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BJ’s Baldwin Elected Chairman of NRF

Eight new board members were named along with the chairmanship announcement.

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Doug McMillon


Doug McMillon on Retail’s Only Constant — Change

He will receive the NRF Visionary Award.

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Shoppers head into Target just after thei doors opened at midnight on Black, in South Portland, MaineHoliday Shopping Black Friday, South Portland, USA


Holiday Season Exceeded Prerecession Levels

Shopping in December and the extended holiday season grew by a rate not seen since before the recession, according to new data.

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Tory Burch with NRF Foundation student program participants.


Cultivating the Next Generation of Retail Talent

Ellen Davis, executive director of the NRF Foundation, shares insights about the upcoming gala and student program.

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