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Strong start for holidays

November retail sales up 6 percent over last year
The List 2018
The List
25 individuals influencing retail today
Retail Trends
Storefronts

Episode 32 of Retail Gets Real: Evan Gold, EVP of global services at Planalytics, discusses how the company helps retailers account for weather when planning business strategy.

Public Policy
Trade policy 101 from NRF’s Jonathan Gold.
Technology
The advancements and potential of chatbots and AI-powered messaging in retail.
Consumer Trends
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Consumer View Fall 2017

Consumers’ choices in terms of where, how and why they buy are redefining retail and creating a new playbook for the industry. NRF's Consumer View is a quarterly look at what shapes retail.

Human Resources

2017 Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey

Extensive HR and industry practices information.
Retail Trends

5 myths about the weather's impact on retail

The conditions outside will often determine if consumers are heading inside to stores or visiting websites.
Economy

Monthly Economic Review: November 2017

With economy growing, could inflation follow?
Loss Prevention

2017 Organized Retail Crime Survey

The scope of current ORC activity, retailers’ resources for fighting it, and the overall impact on the industry.
Retail Trends
Holiday Planning Playbook 2017

2017 Retail Holiday Planning Playbook

Survey data and retailer insights to inspire company-wide conversations about marketing, operations, fulfillment and other holiday plans.