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NRF: Import Levels Expected To Grow

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports should continue to see strong increases throughout the spring and summer, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
Amazon To Build Prime Air Hub

Amazon has plans to build a centralized air hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) in Hebron, Kentucky, to support its growing fleet of Prime Air cargo planes. Once the site opens, the company expects to create more than 2,000 new jobs.

Retail
NRF: Post-Holiday Import Levels Rise

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports saw an unexpected increase during the industry’s busy holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
NRF: December Import Levels Up

As the year nears an end, the level of imports at the nation’s major ports continues to grow, according to a monthly report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
Walmart Building On Jet.com Purchase

The game plan for recently acquired Jet.com is to target Millennials, provide a unique brand proposition and build on distribution advantages inherent and newly available to the e-commerce division, executives proposed at the Walmart annual analyst meeting.

Retail
NRF: Imports Rise Ahead Of Holiday Season

October is expected to be the second-busiest month of the year for the nation’s major retail container ports as merchants stock up for the holiday shopping season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
Bon-Ton Boosts Holiday Hiring

Bon-Ton is seeking to hire 13,000 associates for all its store locations to service customers during the busy holiday season. The company is also hiring 500 additional associates for all of its distribution centers and its e-commerce fulfillment center.

Retail
NRF Raises Hanjin Shipping Concerns With Feds

The National Retail Federation was among a coalition of 120 organizations representing retailers, manufacturers, agribusinesses and other sectors to send a joint letter to Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker that outline concerns regarding the ongoing issues with Hanjin Shipping’s recent bankruptcy filing.

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NRF: U.S. Import Volume Remains Steady

The bankruptcy filing in late August by Hanjin Shipping has done little to negatively impact the amount of cargo entering the United States, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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