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NRF: Tariffs Would Hurt Workers, Consumers

In testimony before the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the National Retail Federation spoke out against the Trump administration’s proposed $200 billion in tariffs on a host of items including housewares and various home products.

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July Retail Sales Show Strong Growth

July retail sales were up 4.9% year-over-year and 0.4% seasonally adjusted from June with sales at furniture and home furnishing stores and electronics and appliances stores remaining strong.

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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.

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Retail Reacts To Supreme Court Sales Tax Ruling

Across the retail industry, some disagreement has followed a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a 2016 South Dakota law that requires online merchants to collect state sales tax if, annually, they do more than $100,000 in sales or complete 200 transactions with state residents.

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NRF: Retail Employment Gains

According to the National Retail Federation, retail industry employment in the U.S. increased by 28,800 jobs seasonally adjusted in May over April and 100,000 jobs unadjusted year-over-year.

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April Retail Sales Grow 2.8%

Year-over-year retail sales in April increased 2.8% as online/non-store retailers and furniture and home furnishings stores reported the largest increases in the month.

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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.

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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.

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