Press Releases

Online retail experts at provide reporters and analysts with insights on a variety of industry issues including sales, consumer shopping trends and retailers' marketing plans. This holiday season, will release information about:

  • What online retailers are planning for the holiday season
  • How many people are expected to shop on Cyber Monday
  • When retailers' shipping offers will expire for guaranteed Christmas delivery
  • The number of people expected to shop online from work for holiday gifts

For additional holiday insights and research, please visit NRF's Holiday Headquarters.

For press inquiries, contact:

Kathy Grannis
Senior Director, Media Relations
Phone: 202-626-8189

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For Immediate ReleaseBethany Aronhalt or Kathy Grannis (855)  View sample charts in Retail’s Insight Center Download complete survey  Americans Hoping to Cushion Their Rainy Day Funds with... read full release on
March 14, 2014
The National Retail Federation released its 2014 economic forecast today, projecting retail industry sales (which exclude automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants) will increase 4.1 percent*, up from the preliminary 3.7 percent growth seen in 2013... read full release on
February 06, 2014
According to the National Retail Federation's 2014 Valentine's Day spending survey conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, 54 percent of Americans will celebrate with their loved ones this year, compared to 60 percent in 2013.      
February 06, 2014
The National Retail Federation today urged Congress to take a comprehensive approach as it contemplates a national response to criminal cyberattacks in which millions of consumers' credit and debit card numbers were stolen. NRF said retailers are... read full release on
February 06, 2014
According to the 2014 Research Inc. State of Retailing Online survey, which surveyed 70 retailers in October and November 2013, more than half (53%) marked mobile efforts as a top priority, identifying responsive design, mobile... read full release on
February 06, 2014
The retail landscape of 2014 is more digital than ever before, and integrating store and online operations is a key focus for retailers as e-commerce capable solutions increasingly supplant traditional point-of-sale and mobile technologies.... read full release on
January 23, 2014
The NRF Foundation announced today the addition of five new executives to its Board of Directors, including a co-founder at Gilt Groupe and president of Universal Partnerships and Licensing.      
January 23, 2014
The National Retail Federation today announced the election of six new members to its Board of Directors as retailers from around the globe gathered in New York for Retail's BIG Show. The new additions will each serve a three-year term.      
January 23, 2014
For a second year, the National Retail Federation and University of Phoenix are providing the opportunity to U.S. retail workers to make their career dreams a reality through the Dream BIG scholarship program.      
January 23, 2014
The National Retail Federation is pleased to announce that Jim Sinegal, Costco co-founder and board member, will receive the Gold Medal Award in 2014 during Retail's BIG Show.      
January 23, 2014