National Retail Group: holiday sales fell short

Business 02/14/19, 12:48

The National Retail Federation, the nation's largest retail trade group, said that holiday sales increased a lower-than-expected 2.9 percent as worries about the trade war with China, the government shutdown and stock market turmoil dampened shopper spending in December.The figures, ...

Retail group says holiday season off to a strong start

Business 11/27/18, 16:24

The holiday shopping season has gotten off to a "very strong" start, according to the largest U.S. retail trade group.The National Retail Federation said Tuesday that consumer spending has been strong, fueled by a better economy and stores' investments in ...

Holiday sales expected to grow in a strong economy

Business 10/03/18, 12:47

The National Retail Federation, the nation's largest retail trade group, says it expects sales in November and December to rise between 4.3 percent and 4.8 percent to $717.45 billion to $720.89 billion as shoppers continue to be in a spending ...

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