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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Following an early October prediction of 2011 holiday sales rising 2.8 percent to $465.6 billion, the NRF is now calling for 2011 to be up 3.8 percent to $469.1 billion. Holiday sales—as defined by the NRF—are sales in the months of November and December.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Earlier today, the Department of Commerce announced that U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose by 2.5 percent in the third quarter. This is a good sign but it should not even begin to suggest that happy days are here again.
Posted on 10/27 at 12:48 PM
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Tuesday, November 30, 2010

With total spending on the nation’s busiest shopping day of the year up more than 9 percent annually at $45.0 billion, there may be cause for optimism, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Posted on 11/30 at 09:37 AM
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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Retail sales in August showed modest increases, according to data released earlier today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Posted on 09/14 at 09:17 AM
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Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Coming off of July, which saw its first decrease in five months in conjunction with other indices declining, the Cass Information Systems Freight Index switched back to growth mode in August.

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