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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...786 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

NEW YORK - American Express violated U.S. antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use one credit card over another.

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

...will 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...

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...

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
Americans expected to spend $2.5 billion on Cyber Monday

...Turtles Battroborg Electronic Battle Game that is usually $80.The name "Cyber Monday" was coined in 2005 by the National Retail Federation's online arm, Shop.org, to encourage people to shop online. After retailers revved up deals for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-30/americans-expected-spend-2
Black Friday crowds lighter at many local stores

...Thanksgiving this year, while dozens of other national retailers welcomed customers in the early evening.In the National Retail Federation's early predictions of the 2014 Thanksgiving shopping weekend, which runs from Thursday to Sunday, it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-28/black-frida
Syrian Electronic Army hacks Gigya Web site

...up briefly on some retail sites just as they prepared for the biggest shopping day of the year on Friday. The National Retail Federation did not immediately comment Thursday.Still, the issue appeared to be resolved quickly.The hackers rerouted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-27/syrian-electronic-army-hac