The trend is expected to continue through the remainder of 2021.
‘NRF is optimistic that the recovery is accelerating and the needed rebuilding of the economy is underway.’
The figures 'reflect a very strong start for consumers and retailers.'
Many stores have had to close temporarily.
Consumers and retailers ‘demonstrated incredible resilience.’
The latest Mastercard SpendingPulse is out.
'Retailers are investing millions to fight these crimes.'
The season ‘will be unlike any other,’ according to the federation.
Retailers are ready with ‘deep discounts, robust inventory and … the best experiences possible.’
Chains that have made preparations include Tiffany, Macy's, Target and CVS.
Continued economic stimulus measures are needed, says one retail expert.
The National Retail Federation released a new survey.
The group applauded the policies set by Walmart and others.
The benefits of masks ‘should no longer be up for debate,’ says the group’s president.
It will directly benefit US & Canadian regional retail accounts and their local communities.
But no one can say for sure.
The economy also added 2.5M jobs.
'Previous downturns offer little guidance on what is likely to unfold over the next six to 12 months,' he says.
(PRESS RELEASE) WASHINGTON – Retail sales saw their biggest monthly drop on record during March as the coronavirus pandemic forced many businesses to temporarily close, the National...
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