Daily Archives: January 14, 2013

In his opening remarks at Retail’s BIG Show this morning, NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay shared stats on NRF’s successes in 2012 as well as his vision for what’s next for the industry. Specifically, Shay touted accomplishments ranging from the addition of 1,000 new members to increasing political influence in Washington. He also provided […]

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The books are closed for 2012, and from what we know so far, the year ended on a positive note. Consumers and retailers alike were ready and excited for the season, and it didn’t disappoint – with holiday sales expected to top $586 billion and digital retail breaking records right and left. Our friends at BIGinsight […]

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Just as Retail’s BIG Show has been a fixture in New York City for many years, so has retail’s BIGGEST party. The Marriott Marquis hosted Sunday night’s opening night reception, where the hotel served as an informal backdrop for attendees to network and relax. And as you can see in NRF’s Flickr slideshow below, attendees […]

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With more than 5,600 international attendees at this year’s BIG Show and representatives from some of the world’s top brands, it’s not surprising that global expansion is a hot topic.  As retailers look to expand their brands, they’re all looking for the golden ticket to success – but it’s not that easy. So what will […]

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It’s hard to think of New York City and not think of shopping. In fact, many of NRF’s members have flagship stores in the Big Apple. In anticipation of Retail’s BIG Show 2013, we asked several of our board members and New York City leaders to talk about a few of the iconic brands that […]

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