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Shoppers hit South Carolina stores during sales tax holiday

...back-to-school spending for K-12 and college students this year is expected to reach $68 billion, according to the National Retail Federation.Back-to-school shoppers also started early at the North Augusta Wal-Mart on Knox Avenue.Stephanie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-07/shoppers-hi
Augusta back-to-school shoppers head out on sales tax holiday

...Normally this is a big weekend for us, almost on par with Black Friday," Moore said.According to the National Retail Federation, total back-to-school spending for K-12 and college students is expected to generate $68 billion this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/back-school/2015-07-31/augusta-back-
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...

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

...that ... 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
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
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-
Holiday sales seen rising 4.1%

...said Matthew Shay, president and CEO of the National Retail Federation. "The lagging economic recovery, though...is still top of mind for many Americans."The National Retail Federation said Tuesday that it expects sales during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-07/holiday-sales-seen-rising-
Kohl's holiday hiring to rise by a third

...in its credit operations.A retailer's hiring plans can indicate its expectations for the holiday shopping season, which accounts for 20 percent of the retail industry's annual sales, according to the National Retail Federation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-17/kohls-holiday-hiring-rise-
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
3 tips for using credit wisely during the holidays

...card offers.Even so, many shoppers will reach for a credit card this holiday season.A recent survey by the National Retail Federation found that about 38 percent of consumers planned to rely on credit to buy their holiday gifts. That's up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-30/3-tips-using-credit-wisely