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A West Coast port strike that threatened retailers’ supply chains during the holiday season is over, but NRF is urging labor, management and lawmakers not to let the same thing happen on the East Coast when a separate labor contract comes to an end just after Christmas. “The retail community is pleased to see a […]

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With union members still walking picket lines, NRF is stepping up efforts to convince President Obama to intervene in a strike that has closed most terminals at the nation’s largest port complex in the middle of retail’s busy holiday season. “The shutdown is already having a significant negative economic impact on retailers trying to bring […]

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We all know that 2009 and 2010 have been challenging times for retailers and their supply chain partners.  While there have been many lessons learned over the past year through the recession and recovery, retailers are still facing challenges with the movement of their goods through the supply chain. The biggest challenge is and remains […]

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