imports

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.

Retail
NRF: Import Traffic Remains Strong Heading Into Q4

Growing imports at the nation’s major retail container ports set an all-time monthly record this summer, and 2017 is expected to reach a new yearly record, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
NRF: Busy Summer Expected At U.S. Ports

As retailers work to stock up for the back-to-school and holiday shopping seasons, July and August could be record-setting months for imports, according to a report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
NRF: Retail Import Growth Slows But Still Strong

The rate of import growth at the nation’s major retail container ports has begun to slow after double-digit surges earlier this year but volume should nonetheless hit an all-time high by the end of the summer, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
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
NRF: Container Traffic Growth Expected In 2017

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to increase 4.6% during the first half of 2017 over the same period last year, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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
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.

Trade Shows
Source Direct Partners With NY Now

Source Direct, an import/export trade show group in the U.S., will be expanding to New York by partnering with NY Now. The expansion will launch at the NY Now winter market, to be held February 5 to 8, 2017, at the Javits Convention 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.

Featured News
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.