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US Retail Sales Continue Rebound in August
US retail sales rose in August for the fourth consecutive month, though the rate of growth slowed from July, government data showed.Overall retail sales increased 2.6% compared to the same period last year, and...
Retail Sep 17, 2020 Rapaport News
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Signet Requiring Customers to Wear Masks in Stores
Signet Jewelers has extended its face-mask policy, which had previously applied only to employees, to include customers as well.The jeweler will offer disposable masks to any shoppers who don’t have one with them, it said...
Retail Aug 19, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Retail Sales Increase in July
US retail sales recorded their third consecutive rise in July, government data showed, as stores gradually resumed operations and devised ways of serving customers during the pandemic.Revenues of $536 billion for the month were 1.2%...
Retail Aug 16, 2020 Rapaport News
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Tiffany Ranked Among ‘Hot 100’ Retailers
Tiffany & Co. has retained a spot on the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) list of the fastest-growing US retailers.The New York-based company came in at number 95, the only jewelry specialist to make the cut this year,...
Retail Aug 12, 2020 Rapaport News
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July Figures Cast Cloud over US Retail Recovery
The US retail outlook is declining after the country’s economic recovery slowed in July amid a resurgence of coronavirus cases, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). “A lack of clarity regarding job outlook and future finances tends...
Retail Aug 06, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Retailers Encouraged by June Increase
June saw the first year-on-year sales growth for US retailers since the beginning of 2020 as more businesses emerged from lockdown, according to government data.Revenue for the month grew 1.1% over the same period...
Retail Jul 19, 2020 Rapaport News
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Signet Lands on Top 100 Retailers List
Signet Jewelers was rated as one of the top 100 retailers on the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 2020 list, which ranks companies based on annual retail sales.The retailer came in at number 98, the only jewelry...
Retail Jul 08, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Retail Sales Rebound in May
US retail sales began a strong recovery in May as businesses started to reopen and consumers returned to spending, according to government data.While revenues slipped 6% year on year, they rose 18% compared to April, which had posted a record-setting 15%...
Retail Jun 17, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Retail Sales Drop Heavily in April
The decline in US retail sales intensified in April as COVID-19 forced stores to shut, according to data the National Retail Federation (NRF) reported.Revenues plunged 22% year on year, and fell 16% compared to March, which had already...
Retail May 17, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Retail Recovery Will Take Time, NRF Says
US retail demand will recover slowly, with economic growth expected to bounce back in the second half of the year, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).“Getting back to work or shopping in a pre-virus manner is difficult to predict at this...
Retail May 11, 2020 Rapaport News
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Mother’s Day Jewelry Purchases Set to Rise
The National Retail Federation (NRF) is predicting a 1.5% increase in US consumer spending on jewelry this Mother’s Day, despite financial pressures arising from COVID-19.Americans will shell out $5.27 billion on the category this year, compared...
Retail Apr 26, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Retail Sales See Record Decline
US retail sales saw the largest monthly drop ever recorded, as stores were ordered to shut down amid the COVID-19 pandemic.Total purchases fell 6% year on year in March, and 9% compared to February, according to data the National...
Retail Apr 16, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Retail Braces for Extended Slowdown
US imports of goods used in the retail industry fell to their lowest level in five years in March, signaling that the slowdown in consumer spending will likely extend to the second half of the year.“The COVID-19 pandemic is unraveling...
Retail Apr 13, 2020 Rapaport News
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Jewelry Groups Urge Govt. to Support Retailers
Three jewelry groups have joined the National Retail Federation (NRF) in its efforts to help small US retailers obtain financial aid from the government during the coronavirus shutdown.Jewelers of America (JA), the Jewelers Vigilance...
Retail Mar 26, 2020 Rapaport News
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NRF Predicts Heavy Impact of Coronavirus
The impact of the coronavirus on US retail supply chains may be larger than previously expected, as disruptions to transportation are likely to affect imports in March and April, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said.The NRF was already...
Retail Mar 16, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Retail to Grow in 2020, NRF Predicts
US retail sales will grow 3.5% to 4.1% this year, despite trade tensions and the spreading coronavirus epidemic, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).“The nation’s record-long economic expansion is continuing, and consumers remain...
Retail Feb 27, 2020 Rapaport News
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Coronavirus Impact May Reach US Retail
US retail sales could face growth challenges in February as supply chains are impacted by shutdowns at Chinese factories due to the coronavirus epidemic, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said.Imports of goods from the mainland will see...
Retail Feb 17, 2020 Rapaport News
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Valentine’s Day Spending Set to Increase 32%
US consumer spending on gifts is expected to increase 32% this Valentine’s Day, with jewelry topping the list at nearly $6 billion, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Consumers intend to lay out $27.4 billion on their loved...
Retail Feb 02, 2020 Rapaport News
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Holiday Sales Rise Amid Positive Sentiment
US retail sales increased 4.1% during the recent holiday season amid steady consumer confidence, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said.Total sales for the November-to-December period were $730.2 billion, according to the NRF,...
Retail Jan 20, 2020 Rapaport News
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Online Spending Buoys Holiday Jewelry Sales
Jewelry sales in the US rose nearly 2% during the holiday period amid strong growth in e-commerce purchasing. Online sales of jewelry rose 9% during the two-month period, according to data from Mastercard SpendingPulse, which tracked purchases...
Retail Dec 26, 2019 Rapaport News
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