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Friday, September 12, 2014

Commerce reported that August retail sales at $444.4 billion were up 0.6 percent compared to July and up 5.0 percent compared to August 2013, and the NRF said that August retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 0.5 percent compared to July and up 2.7 percent on an annual unadjusted basis.
Posted on 09/12 at 10:40 AM
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Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Retailers concerned by the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract will continue to bring merchandise into the country at above-average levels this month but volume will drop from the record set in August, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.


Posted on 09/09 at 08:20 AM
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Commerce reported that July retail sales at $439.8 billion were flat compared to June and up 3.7 percent compared to July 2013, and NRF said that July retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were up 0.1 percent annually and up 4 percent on an annual unadjusted basis.
Posted on 08/13 at 12:42 PM
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Monday, July 28, 2014

Data issued by the National Retail Federation lowered its 2014 retail sales forecast, due to a slow first six months of the year (and largely negatively influenced by the terrible winter weather), but noted that retail sales are expected to be strong over the next five months to finish the year.
Posted on 07/28 at 10:17 AM
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Friday, July 18, 2014

Consumer preferences suggest businesses should reconsider chasing the Amazon model.
Posted on 07/18 at 02:29 PM
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Commerce reported that June retail sales at $439.9 billion were up 0.2 percent over May and up 4.3 percent compared to June 2013, and the National Retail Federation said that June retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were flat on a seasonally-adjusted and sequential basis for the second straight month in May, and saw a 3.0 percent unadjusted annual increase.
Posted on 07/15 at 10:49 AM
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Tuesday, July 01, 2014

With the deadline for labor contract negotiations between ILWU (the International Longshore Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association arriving aft midnight last night, the parties are expected to keep talking in an effort to reach an accord.
Posted on 07/01 at 07:10 AM
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Thursday, June 12, 2014

2014 UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper Study, contains a few surprises, says the company's retail director, Bala Ganesh.
Posted on 06/12 at 03:35 PM
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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Commerce reported that April retail sales at $434.6 billion were up 0.1 percent compared to March and up 4.0 percent compared to March 2013, and NRF said that April retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, were flat on a seasonally-adjusted and sequential basis, while seeing a 4.7 percent unadjusted annual increase.
Posted on 05/13 at 09:54 AM
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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Report highlights executives' focus on direct store delivery processes.
Posted on 04/24 at 09:53 AM
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