ports

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: 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.

Trade Shows
International Housewares Shippers Association Issues Rebate To Members

The International Housewares Shippers Association (IHSA) has issued a rebate to participants for 2016 totaling $142,672. The rebate is awarded by the IHSA board of directors at the conclusion of the association’s fiscal year. Each participant’s share depends on their level of participation and is based on every 40-foot equivalent unit (FEU) shipped.

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.