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US Holiday Sales Outstrip Expectations – NRF
US retail sales increased 8.3% during the recent holiday season, as consumers looked to connect with family and friends during the pandemic, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said.Consumers spent $789.4 billion over the...
Retail Jan 17, 2021 Rapaport News
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US Economy Won’t Recover Fully Until ‘Late 2021’
The US economy is not expected to return to pre-pandemic levels until at least the latter end of the year, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).“As we closed out 2020, it was an end to a whirlwind year whose challenging economic...
Retail Jan 05, 2021 Rapaport News
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US Holiday Jewelry Sales Slide
Jewelry sales in the US fell 4.3% during the holiday period, even as e-commerce sales for the category soared.Online sales of jewelry rose 45% year on year for the extended seasonal period, according to data from...
Retail Dec 27, 2020 Rapaport News
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Online Sales Surge on Super Saturday
US e-commerce sales rose on Super Saturday, with consumers steering away from buying in stores when they made their last-minute pre-Christmas purchases.Consumers shelled out $1.6 billion on the December 19 shopping day, up 30% year on year...
Retail Dec 22, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Retail Sales Fall Amid Covid-19 Spike
US retail sales struck a disappointing note in November due to an uptick in coronavirus cases and the lack of a second government stimulus package.Revenues fell 1.1% month on month to $546.5 billion, though they were still 4.1% higher than...
Retail Dec 17, 2020 Rapaport News
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Retail Rebound Drives Surge in Imports
This year could tie as the busiest on record for US retail imports, as consumer demand during the holiday shopping period led to a surge in shipments, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said.Imports for the full year...
Retail Dec 16, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Holiday Weekend Spending Falls
The average spend over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend dropped 14% as consumers shied away from in-store shopping, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Prosper Analytics.Shoppers spent an average of $312 on holiday-related...
Retail Dec 02, 2020 Rapaport News
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Sales Will Rise This Holiday, Retail Group Predicts
The National Retail Federation (NRF) has forecast strong growth in US holiday sales, as consumers look for something to celebrate even as coronavirus cases rise.Retail sales in November and December are forecast to advance 3.6% to 5.2% year...
Retail Nov 24, 2020 Rapaport News
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Early Holiday Shopping Boosts US Retail Sales
October marked the sixth straight month of US retail sales increases as consumers did their holiday shopping early, noted the National Retail Federation (NRF).Overall retail sales grew 5.7% compared to the same period last...
Retail Nov 18, 2020 Rapaport News
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Consumers Ready to Spend on Gifts – Survey
US spending on holiday gifts will be similar to last year as consumers look to celebrate after the uncertainty and stress of the pandemic, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).“Consumers have demonstrated their resilience and adaptability throughout...
Retail Oct 22, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Retail Sales on Recovery Path
US retail sales rose in September, marking the fourth straight month of year-on-year gains, and nearly doubling August’s increase, government data showed.Overall retail sales grew 5.4% compared to the same period last year, and...
Retail Oct 18, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Retailers Plan Longer Holiday Season
A number of US retailers will launch their holiday sales earlier this year as a way to prevent overcrowding by last-minute shoppers and minimize health and safety risks.“Retailers are prepared for an early start to the shopping season, offering...
Retail Oct 04, 2020 Rapaport News
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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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