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Thursday, February 04, 2016

While the PMA-ILWU dispute was settled last spring, a new port-related labor issue popped up on the East Coast last week, when a labor dispute on Friday, January 29 occurred when union members of the International Longshoremen Association (ILA), the largest union of maritime workers in North America, walked off the docks at the Port of New York and New Jersey, the largest East Coast port and second largest U.S. port.
Posted on 02/04 at 01:33 PM
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Monday, January 25, 2016

National Retail Federation is leading a coalition of more than 100 groups in sending specific recommendations to the Department of Transportation

Monday, January 18, 2016

Various economic headwinds are standing in the way of true retail sales growth, even though the numbers show modest gains.
Posted on 01/18 at 10:08 AM
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Friday, November 13, 2015

Commerce reported that October retail sales at $447.3 billion were up 0.1 percent compared to October and up 1.7 percent annually, and NRF reported that October retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 3.1 percent annually and up 0.3 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis compared to September.
Posted on 11/13 at 11:59 AM
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Commerce reported that September retail sales at $447.7 billion were up 0.1 percent compared to August, following a 0.2 percent July to August increase, and were up 2.4 percent compared to September 2014. And the NRF reported that September retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 3.3 percent annually and down 0.1 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis compared to August.
Posted on 10/14 at 09:49 AM
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Thursday, October 08, 2015

The NRF is calling for 2015 holiday sales to see a 3.7 percent annual gain to $630.5 billion, which comfortably outpaces the ten-year average of 2.5 percent.
Posted on 10/08 at 10:29 AM
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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Commerce reported that August retail sales at $447.7 billion were up 0.2 percent compared to July, and NRF reported that August retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 0.2 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis compared to July.
Posted on 09/15 at 10:16 AM
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Momentum created by decent retail sales growth in May did not carry over into June, with sales showing unexpected declines, according to data issued today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation.
Posted on 07/14 at 11:07 AM
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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Following a stretch of very modest retail sales gains in recent months, a more positive performance in May, based on data issued by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) could potentially pave the way for more meaningful gains in coming months.
Posted on 06/11 at 12:59 PM
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Very modest gains in retail sales remained the norm, according to data for the month of April issued today by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation.
Posted on 05/13 at 09:54 AM
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