holidays

Retail
NRF: Imports Level Off Heading Into Holidays

After months of record-setting volume as retailers stocked up for the holiday season, imports at the nation’s major container ports should be essentially flat this month compared with the same time last year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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NRF: Younger Consumers Will Spend More On Holidays

Most consumers say they will spend about the same amount during the holiday season this year as last year, but a new survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics indicates that young adults ages 18 to 24 years old are the most likely to increase spending.

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TJX Launching Holiday Contest

TJX, through its T.J.Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods retail banners, has prepared a holiday promotion and contest, Gift My Gathering, that will provide five families with a custom holiday get-together.

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Amazon Hiring For The Holidays

Amazon.com is aiming to fill more than 120,000 seasonal positions this holiday season across its network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites in the U.S.

Retail
NRF: Import Volume Stays Strong Through August

Imports remained at record high levels through the end of August as retailers continued bringing in merchandise for the holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.