There will be five Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year. Maybe that's why the National Retail Federation expects holiday retail sales to grow about 4 percent.
This is a map of the United States highlighting each state's most popular Halloween candy according to Candystore.com. FUN FACT: "The National Retail Federation estimates that shoppers will spend $2.7 billion on Halloween candy thisShow More Summary
Everyone wants to be that popular house that is known for giving out the best candy! The National Retail Federation estimates that shoppers will spend $2.7 billion on Halloween candy this year. Industry research has shown that, in 2015, online candy sales increased by 15 percent. People are realizing they can save time and money by skipping the store and... Read More »
Holiday shopping is projected to rise 3.6% this year, noticeably more than the average 2.5% gain of the past decade. According to the National Retail Federation, U.S. consumers will be spending $655.8 billion in 2017. It’s no secret that some people bust their budgets December. Show More Summary
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According to a 2015 report by the National Retail Federation, it’s estimated that a staggering 20 million people will dress up their furry friends this Halloween.
The National Retail Federation estimates that Americans will spend a record $9.1 billion on Halloween this year, an average of $86 per household. Depending on your level of frugality, those numbers may shock you like no movie monster ever could. Show More Summary
Retail trends show back-to-school spending increasing in 2017, with the National Retail Federation's annual survey predicting a 10 percent increase in sales over 2016. This could make 2017 the biggest back-to-school season for retailers since 2012. Show More Summary
Back-to-college shopping can get expensive. Besides tuition and books, there’s clothing, class supplies, and — of course — dorm essentials. The National Retail Federation’s Back to College survey reports that this year students (or their parents) will spend an average of $969.88 for dorm furnishings and college supplies. Of this spending, the top four categories […]
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Back-to-school expenses can add up fast. In fact, a recent survey from the National Retail Federation shows that the average household expects to spend over $650 on back-to-school supplies each year. Ouch! That amount can be a massive blow to the budget. While you can't send kids off to school...
Vice President Mike Pence gave a speech to the National Retailers Federation this morning and it went over like a lead balloon. Could it have something to do with his effort to put a happy face on the administration after the brutal Senate health care bill collapsed? Yes. Show More Summary
e-Commerce is big business that’s only going to grow larger. Despite the astronomical growth, experts at the National Retail Federation (NRF) are still projecting that e-Commerce will grow 8-12% in
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The National Retail Federation was expecting a Mother’s Day bonanza on Sunday, predicting consumers would “spend more than ever... as they shower moms with everything from jewelry to special outings at favorite restaurants.” If their projections proved correct, many individual moms got a lot of love last weekend—or at least abundant gifts. Show More Summary
Five fun facts from a 2017 National Retail Federation survey.
Expecting a tax refund? How will you make the most it? If 2016 repeats taxpayers will likely park most of their refund in a savings account this year. The National Retail Federation or NRF found that nearly 50% of Americans planned to set aside their IRS checks in 2016. It marked the highest percentage […]
The National Retail Federation will air its “Saturday Night Live”-like infomercial parody about the GOP's border tax on...SNL
A parody commercial mocking House Republicans' proposed tax on imports will run this weekend during "Saturday Night Live." The commercial was produced by the National Retail Federation, a retail trade organization, as part of a campaign...Show More Summary
Do you ever have so much cash popping out of your wallet that you just have no clue what to do with it all? Well if you are one of those lucky few, the National Retail Federation has a solution for you. In the ad, done in the style of an OxiClean infomercial, NRF addresses...