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Friday, January 11, 2013

With the current status of labor negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance at East and Gulf Coast ports in flux, import volume growth is expected to show modest growth, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 01/11 at 11:36 AM
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

The Department of Commerce reported that October retail sales at $411.6 billion were down 0.3 percent compared to September and up 3.8 percent annually, and the NRF reported that October retail sales were down 0.3 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis from September and up 3.9 percent on an unadjusted basis annually.
Posted on 11/15 at 12:10 PM
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Monday, October 15, 2012

Commerce reported that September retail sales at $412.9 billion were up 1.1 percent compared to August and up 5.4 percent compared to September 2011, and the NRF reported that September retail sales, which exclude autos, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 0.4 percent on a seasonally-adjusted basis from August and up 2.1 percent on an unadjusted basis annually.
Posted on 10/15 at 10:04 AM
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Tuesday, October 09, 2012

While many supply chain stakeholders maintain that recent incarnations of Peak Season are lacking compared to previous years, it appears that seasonal volume growth is occurring through October, according to data from the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 10/09 at 01:01 PM
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Monday, August 27, 2012

In a letter to ILA President Harold Daggett and USMX Chairman and CEO James Capo, NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay said that the NRF is urging both parties to immediately resume contract negotiations, with the September 30 deadline creeping up.
Posted on 08/27 at 02:20 PM
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Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Trucking interests are back in court challenging the government’s latest attempt to reduce the hours a truck driver can legally work—and they are getting some help from some of the largest shippers in the nation.
Posted on 08/01 at 10:55 AM
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Monday, July 16, 2012

Data from both Commerce and NRF showed that retail sales decreased on a sequential basis in June for the third consecutive month. This marks the first time retail sales have fallen for three straight months since late 2008.
Posted on 07/16 at 10:32 AM
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

At a time when mixed economic signals continue to prevail, May retail sales data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) both were down compared to May and up annually.
Posted on 06/13 at 10:50 AM
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Staying in tune with its forecast a month ago, sustained growth is expected for import cargo volume in the coming months, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 06/13 at 10:03 AM
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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

The National Retail Federation (NRF) yesterday threw its support behind a piece of supply chain security legislation focusing on ports.
Posted on 06/06 at 02:11 PM
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