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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Retail sales began 2011 on a relatively promising note, according to data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF). January retail sales, which include non-general merchandise like automobiles, gasoline, and restaurants, were $381.6 billion for a 0.3 percent increase from December and a 7.8 percent increase over January 2010, according to Commerce.

Monday, January 24, 2011

In another sign that the pace of the economic recovery remains bumpy, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, noted that the number of waterborne shipments entering the United States dropped 14 percent from November to December.
Posted on 01/24 at 11:11 AM
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Thursday, January 06, 2011

While I endeavor to be an optimist when it comes to the economy, it is hard for me not to scratch my head when looking at reports about what is actually happening. This line of thinking stems from perusing some items on December retail sales. When looking at these items, I needed to remind myself that the numbers for same store sales for December were all very consistent, regardless of the source.
Posted on 01/06 at 02:12 PM
BlogsRetailICSCMark ZandiMoody's AnalyticsPermalink


Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Retail sales showed continued strength as November numbers showed annual gains, according to data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).

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, November 16, 2010

With four straight months of sales gains under their belts and with the holiday season fast approaching, retailers have reason for optimism as consumer spending finally shows momentum
Posted on 11/16 at 12:28 PM
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Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The pace of the economic recovery and strategies to meet economic challenges, coupled with opportunities to refine capabilities, increase efficiencies and drive down costs, are among top of mind objectives for retail-based shippers, according to the findings of a recent study conducted by The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Auburn University.
Posted on 10/19 at 12:38 PM
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Monday, October 18, 2010

September retail sales showed slight gains, according to data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Posted on 10/18 at 08:58 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
NewsIHSNational Retail FederationRetailDepartment of CommerceCharles ClowdisPermalink


Friday, August 13, 2010

A sputtering economy received a small dose of good news, with retail sales showing gains in July, according to data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).
Posted on 08/13 at 09:13 AM
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