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Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

...Sanders said.Yet the proposals won't necessarily produce a big raise for people like Swa and Hughey. The National Retail Federation, a business group, says its members would probably respond by converting many salaried workers to hourly status...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/boosting-overtime-obama-ca
Obama proposes to make more workers eligible for overtime pay

...few workers would actually see more take-home pay," David French, a senior vice president at the National Retail Federation, said. "There simply isn't any magic pot of money that lets employers pay more just because the government...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/obama-proposes-make-more-w
Metro Augusta stores seeing Father's Day business

...of people don't necessarily hunt or fish, but their fathers do, so it's always a good alternative."National Retail Federation projections show Father's Day spending at $12.7 billion this year, up slightly from $12.5 billion in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-19/metro-augus
Shoppers expected to spend more than ever for Mother's Day

...bunch of gifts," Judd said of his wife.The National Retail Federation expects that consumers will spend an average...million for the industry, according to the National Retail Federation."The company initiative this year is really...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-05-08/shoppers-ex
American Express loses case involving retailer policies

...consequence has been high fees for merchants and consumers," said Mallory Duncan, general counsel for the National Retail Federation, which represents most of the nation's most well-known retail companies.The ruling will not change American...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/american-express-loses-cas
Super Bowl brings big business to Augusta area restaurants

...spend an average $77.88 on game day food, new TVs, athletic apparel and decorations, according to the National Retail Federation's annual Super Bowl Spending survey.The new Twin Peaks restaurant in Augusta Exchange should start to draw...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-29/super-bowl-
Augusta area florists hope for big Valentine's Day after last year's ice storm

...Nationally, consumers are expected to spend a record $18.9 billion this Valentine's Day, according to the National Retail Federation.Nearly 38 percent of those shoppers will buy flowers for a total of $2.1 billion.Although floral sales...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-02-11/augusta-are
Deliveries improve for FedEx, UPS

...for other payment forms, such as cash and check. The forecast does not provide an actual dollar figure.The National Retail Federation, the nation's largest retail trade group, had previously said it expects sales for the season ? November and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-26/deliveries-improve-fedex-u
Let's fill some stockings

...serious illness or loss of a job. The needs in our community are as diverse as our population.According to the National Retail Federation, the average shopper is expected to spend more than $800 this year on gifts, decorations and other holiday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-08/lets-fill-some-stocki
Area retailers see bright holiday sales outlook

...percent to $50.9 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.Despite the lukewarm national statistics...holiday sales during November and December. The National Retail Federation predicts total spending will increase by 4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-12-05/area-retail