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Thursday, February 16, 2012

February import cargo volume is expected to be down 6.8 percent on an annual basis, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 02/16 at 11:13 AM
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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Coming off of the holiday shopping season, January retail sales turned in positive performances and showed signs of slow but continuing economic improvement, according to data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation.
Posted on 02/14 at 11:32 AM
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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Spurred to a large degree by a decent holiday shopping season, December retail sales showed sequential and annual growth, according to data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Posted on 01/12 at 11:08 AM
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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.

Monday, November 28, 2011

In what could possibly viewed as a late in the year jump-start for the economy, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said that Thanksgiving and Black Friday holiday spending—in stores and on the Web—hit historic highs.
Posted on 11/28 at 02:48 PM
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Wednesday, November 09, 2011

As holiday shipping activity recedes into the background, import cargo volumes at major United States-based container ports is expected to decrease in November, according to the monthly Port Tracker report by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates.
Posted on 11/09 at 11:20 AM
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Friday, October 14, 2011

The September uptick in retail sales brought about some feelings of optimism regarding a possible economic recovery for some analysts, but there is a general consensus that more evidence of growth is needed over a longer period of time.

Thursday, October 06, 2011

While the NRF calls for flat holiday retail numbers, this week's CSCMP Annual Conference shows that regardless of the economic environment, supply chain and logistics continues to evolve.
Posted on 10/06 at 03:16 PM
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Thursday, July 14, 2011

As has been the case in recent months, stagnant economic growth has been on display in the form of monthly retail sales, and June was no exception, give the most recent batch of retail sales data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Posted on 07/14 at 11:30 AM
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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Port Tracker is calling for first half 2011 volumes to be up 7.2 percent, just ahead of last month’s 7.1 percent projection. This would be 5 percent better than the first half of 2010. In 2010, the report said there was a total of 14.7 million TEU moved—a 16 percent gain over 2009, which was largely achieved due to 2009’s 12.7 million TEU serving as the lowest annual tally since 2003.
Posted on 06/16 at 09:51 AM
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