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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, 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.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Despite relatively slight gains, retail sales in November were up for the sixth straight month, according to data released today by the United States Department of Commerce.
Posted on 12/13 at 10:49 AM
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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 16, 2011

Retail sales turned in decent performances in October, according to data released this week by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF).

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

December 12 looks to be a pretty busy day for FedEx. The transportation bellwether said this week it expects to move more than 17 million shipments through its global networks on that day.
Posted on 10/25 at 10:26 AM
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Monday, October 24, 2011

The news regarding a tepid economic recovery is clearly far from new, we have been reading about it and experiencing it in one way or another for a while now. We have been told that things will be better “soon” on more than one occasion, yet things continue to stagnate.
Posted on 10/24 at 09:36 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.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Based on data from the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF), retail sales numbers remain in a holding pattern.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

With all the noise out there about the economy—whether it be lack of growth, a dim outlook, and sluggish demand (all of which are occurring in one form or another)—it often is easy to overlook some of the good, or positive things, which actually are occurring.


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