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Kathy Grannis
Senior Director, Media Relations
202-626-8189
grannisk@nrf.com

NRF Loss Prevention Press Releases

April 18, 2014
The National Retail Federation announced today it will host its first-ever Virtual Career Fair, designed to connect students and young professionals seeking entry-level careers and internships with leading retailers.       
April 18, 2014
For Immediate ReleaseKathy Grannis or Bethany Aronhalt (855) NRF-PRESSpress@nrf.com  Retailers Add 15,200 Jobs in September  WASHINGTON, October 22, 2013 – The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay and Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz on the September labor figures:NRF calculated retail industry job gains at 15,200 in September, and 289,000 jobs year-over-year, a 2.4 percent increase over the same month last year and...       
April 18, 2014
For the first time since 2002, Thanksgiving falls as late as the calendar possibly allows it to, but eager holiday shoppers are already mapping their shopping strategies for the big weekend. According to a preliminary Thanksgiving weekend shopping survey, up to 140 million people plan to or will shop over the weekend (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), a slight decrease from the 147 million who planned to do so last year.* For the first time, NRF asked if people plan to shop on Thanksgiving Day: of those who plan to shop that weekend, nearly one-quarter (23.5%) plan to on Thanksgiving Day, or 33 million shoppers.       
April 18, 2014
Early October holiday promotions struck a chord with millions of Americans as 53.8 percent of shoppers say they have already started holiday shopping, according to the National Retail Federation's holiday consumer spending survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. Specifically, just 46.2 percent say they have yet to start, the smallest percent in the survey's history.