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Retail
NRF: Retail Sales Outlook Gains But Tariffs Threaten

The National Retail Federation has updated its retail sales forecast for 2018, declaring that tax reform and other economic inputs would boost revenues more than previously predicted but warning that tariffs threaten to dampen consumer confidence.

Retail
NRF: Imports Rise Ahead Of Tariffs

With concerns rising over proposed new tariffs on products from China, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports have set two new records this summer and are expected to set another in August, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Home Décor
RH Responds To Tariff Proposals

Responding to the latest round of tariff proposals, Restoration Hardware (RH) recently provided what it called clarification in response to inaccurate reports regarding the percentage of the company’s product sourced from China.

Retail
Target Names Foudy Sourcing Services President

Target has named William Foudy, Jr. as president, Target Sourcing Services. He will oversee Target’s global sourcing organization, including strategy, operations, quality assurance, product safety and responsible sourcing initiatives.

Retail
NRF: As Tariff Threat Looms, Imports Continue To Grow

Despite facing the possibility of additional tariffs on goods from China, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to grow throughout the summer, according to a recent Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
NRF: Imports Rise But Tariffs Cloud Future Growth

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to grow a healthy 5.8% year-over-year this month but could be threatened in the future if the developing tariff dispute and potential trade war between the U.S. and China continues to escalate, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
Solid Import Growth Expected During First Half Of 2018

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to grow 4.9% during the first half of 2018 compared with the same period a year earlier, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
NRF: 2017 Imports Show Solid Growth

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports grew 7% during 2017 over 2016 as retail sales continued to increase and the industry wrapped up the year with a strong holiday season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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.

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.