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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.
Friday, October 14, 2011
September retail sales numbers from the United States Department of Commerce were up 1.1 percent compared to August.
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.
Monday, May 16, 2011
Data published this week by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) shows that retail sales are still in a modest growth pattern.
Thursday, October 07, 2010
Recent projections from the National Retail Federation indicate that 2010 holiday retail sales will hit $447.1 billion.
Friday, June 11, 2010
Unlike the previous two months, retail sales growth momentum saw a dip from April to May but saw slight year-over-year increases, according to data released by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation.
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
In another sign that the United States economy is gradually recovering, the Commerce Department reported last week that new orders for manufactured durable goods in April were up 2.9 percent from March to $193.9 billion and were up 16.8 percent year-over-year. This marks the fourth time in the last five months new orders were up.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Keeping in line with retail sales growth from February to March, the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation recently reported retail sales were up again from March to April.
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Thursday, April 01, 2010
A full economic recovery is not yet underway, but data released recently by the United States Department of Commerce and the National Retail Federation (NRF) data indicate that consumers are slowly coming out of their bunkers, with both organizations reporting increases in February retail sales.