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Holiday Season Gets Off to Solid Start
The holiday season got off to a positive start over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend, with observers seeing record online sales.About 124 million people shopped in stores, while 142.2 million bought online during the...
Retail Dec 04, 2019 Rapaport News
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US Retail Sales Rise Ahead of Holidays
US retail sales showed “particularly impressive” growth inOctober as shoppers prepared for the upcoming holiday season, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Total purchases for October — excluding automobiles,gasoline and restaurants — rose 0.2%...
Retail Nov 17, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF
Young Shoppers to Drive Rise in Holiday Spending
US consumers are planning to spend 4% more this holidayseason, as shoppers between the ages of 18 and 34 expand their circle of giftrecipients, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). “Younger consumers are helping drive the spending increasethis...
Retail Oct 27, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF September
US Consumer Spending Dips
US retail sales stalled between Augustand September, indicating that consumer confidence may be waning in light ofthe escalating trade war. Total purchases for September —excluding automobiles, gasoline and restaurants — dipped 0.1% compared to theprevious...
Retail Oct 17, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF
NRF Predicts Rise in Holiday Sales
The National Retail Federation (NRF) has forecast a strong risein US holiday sales, as a healthy economy outweighs tariff fears in the shortterm.Retail sales in November and December are expected toadvance 3.8% to 4.2% year on year, for...
Retail Oct 06, 2019 Rapaport News
Swiss Watches
American Demand Drives Swiss Watch Exports
Swiss watch exports rose 1.5% year on year to CHF 1.52 billion ($1.53billion) in August amid increased growth in US demand ahead of the September 1tariff hikes. “In the US, growth continued to increase regularly, makingit the...
Retail Sep 19, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF August
US Retail Revenue Robust Ahead of Tariff Hike
US retail sales rose in August, even as consumer confidence slipped slightly from the previous month amid the escalating trade war. Total sales — excluding automobiles, gasoline andrestaurants — rose 0.4% compared with July and...
Retail Sep 16, 2019 Rapaport News
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US Trade Calls to Delay Tariff Hike
More than 160 trade groups urged US President DonaldTrump to postpone further tax increases on Chinese goods imported to the US, fearingthey would affect holiday sales. “We are writing with an urgent request that you...
Retail Sep 02, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF July
US Consumer Spending Robust Amid Trade War
US retail sales increased in July, as consumer confidence remained strong despite fears over the escalating trade war. Total purchases— excluding automobiles, gasoline andrestaurants — rose 0.9% compared with June sales and 5.6% year...
Retail Aug 22, 2019 Rapaport News
Tariffs
Tariffs on Chinese Jewelry to Begin September 1
Jewelry imported into the US from China will attract an extra levyof 10%, despite the Trump administration’s decision to postpone tariffs onother goods. While certain health-and-safety products are being removedfrom the prospective tariff...
Retail Aug 14, 2019 Rapaport News
Imports
How Trump’s Tariffs Could Affect the Trade
Long before the threat of tariffs on Chinese goods loomed large,brick-and-mortar retailers in the US were facing challenges. So far this year,US retailers have announced plans to shut down over 7,000 stores after almost6,000 closed in 2018,...
Financial-Legal Aug 11, 2019 Lara Ewen
NRF
US Retail Sales Gain Strongly in June
US retail sales rose in June, amid improved consumersentiment and a healthier economic outlook, according to the National RetailFederation (NRF). Total purchase value grew 2.3% year on year in June, withthe three-month moving average, which includes...
Retail Jul 22, 2019 Rapaport News
May US Retail Sales
Strong Job Market Boosts May Retail Results
US retail sales rebounded in May as the economicand financial outlook stabilized, according to the National Retail Federation(NRF). Total purchase value grew 3.2% year on year, with salesrising in nearly all categories, the trade organization reported...
Retail Jun 16, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF
US Retail Market Rebounds in March
US retail sales showed their largest gain since September asthe economic and financial outlook stabilized, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Total purchase value grew 3.6% year on year in March, with salesrising...
Retail May 02, 2019 Rapaport News
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Jewelry Spending to Boost Mother’s Day Sales
US consumers are expected to spend 13% more on jewelry thisMother’s Day, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Americans will shell out $5.2 billion on the category this year,compared with $4.6 billion in 2018, the...
Retail Apr 29, 2019 Rapaport News
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US Retail Rebounds in January
US retail sales bounced back at the beginning of 2019 after surprisingly slow figures during the December holiday period. Total purchases, excluding automobiles, gasoline andrestaurants, rose 3.6% year on year in January, according to data the...
Retail Mar 12, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF
Holiday Sales Growth Misses Expectations
US holiday sales increased 2.9% in 2018, but the growth was significantly lower than what the National Retail Federation (NRF) had forecast. Total sales for the November-to-December period were $707.5billion, according to figures...
Retail Feb 17, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF
Jewelry to Top Valentine’s Day Purchasing
US consumers plan to spend more than $20 billion on gifts this Valentine’sDay, with jewelry topping the list at nearly $4 billion, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). An NRF survey showed a 6% rise in the amount consumers...
Retail Feb 12, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF
NRF Predicts Retail Growth in 2019
US retail sales will grow 3.8% to 4.4% this year, despiteeconomic concerns and trade tensions, according to the National RetailFederation (NRF). “We believe the underlying state of the economy is sound,”NRF CEO Matthew Shay said...
Retail Feb 06, 2019 Rapaport News
NRF holiday gifts
Holiday Spending to Rise Despite Tariffs
US households are planning to spend 4% more this holiday season, as consumer confidence has improved in the current economic climate,the National Retail Federation (NRF) said Wednesday. “The holidays are just around the corner, and...
Retail Oct 25, 2018 Rapaport News
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