Trump and tariffs

Retail
NRF: Imports Stay Strong Ahead Of December Tariffs

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to hit their highest level of the year in November just before additional tariffs take effect in December, according to the Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail
IHA Raises Concerns About Higher Tariff Rate

The International Housewares Association, which previously had come out against proposed tariffs on a host of housewares products, is raising new concerns over an increase in the proposed rate hike from 10% to 25%.