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Financial

Retail Theft and Fraud Hit All-time High

An annual NRF survey found a 22 percent increase in shrink last year.

clock July 14, 2020Evan Clark

Retail

NRF Sets New Date for Its Big Show

NRF’s annual convention and expo in New York City is the biggest retail industry gathering in the world.

clock July 9, 2020David Moin

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Retail

NRF Launches ‘Operation Open Doors’

Retailers need to take health precautions, issue PPE and operate stores much differently as they gradually reopen.

clock April 27, 2020David Moin

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Retail

Business Groups Sent Letter to White House Calling for Swift Economic Stabilization Efforts

The 90 national and state retail organizations that signed onto the letter agree that the paramount issue facing the industry right now is liquidity.

clock March 21, 2020Lisa Lockwood

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Business Features

Consumer Trends Retailers Should Be Aware of Now

Reports continue to show evolving consumers with higher demands from retailers.

clock March 11, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Retail

Retail Could Suffer If Coronavirus Envelops the U.S.

Retail sales could grow 3 to 4 percent this year provided the coronavirus doesn’t reach pandemic proportions.

clock February 26, 2020David Moin

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Business Features

Backing Into Convenience

Research from NRF shows that consumers want quality and price most, but will back out of a purchase if it isn’t convenient.

clock February 24, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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Retail

Ellen Davis Leaves NRF for CBA

The 18-year NRF veteran was instrumental in promoting the career opportunities in the retail industry.

clock January 22, 2020David Moin

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Business Features

Ganni Propels Its Omnichannel With NewStore

The Copenhagen-based contemporary company has put iPhones at the center of its growing retail strategy.

clock January 17, 2020Alexandra Pastore

The Javits Center was the scene of NRF's "Big Show."

Retail

NRF ‘Big Show’ Spotlights Innovation, Technology and Putting Consumers First

A record-size crowd came to learn, network, get inspired and find pathways to better profits.

clock January 17, 2020Sharon Edelson and David Moin and Sindhu Sundar

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Retail

Sustainability Highlights at NRF 2020

Over three days at the NRF “Big Show,” six sessions billed “sustainability” in their titles. But the conversation is still just getting started.

clock January 15, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

The NRF trade expo.

Technology

Technology at NRF: The Future Is Now

Exhibitors will be showing services and technologies that can boost conversions and build margins while delighting shoppers.

clock January 12, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz and Alexandra Pastore

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Retail

Mike George Elected Chairman of NRF Board of Directors

He replaces Christopher Baldwin, chairman and chief executive officer of BJ’s Wholesale Club.

clock January 11, 2020Lisa Lockwood

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Technology

First Insight Expands Product Testing Platform for Greater Scale

The expanded solution allows companies to test high volumes of products each year.

clock January 9, 2020Arthur Zaczkiewicz

DealmakeHers

Financial

EXCLUSIVE: Women Execs of Retail, Wall St., Silicon Valley Form ‘DealmakeHers’

The DealmakeHers community calls on an impressive list of female founders and funders, with the launch to be honored by the NRF at the Big Show.

clock January 6, 2020Kaley Roshitsh

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Fashion

Saint Laurent Acquires Major Private Collection of Vintage YSL Clothes

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