The second year of the shopping networks’ The Big Find international product search will see the launch of 90 emerging brands on the channels, more than two thirds of which are women or minority-owned businesses.
U.S. retail sales made progress in the 2020 holiday season according to NRF, but the positive trend was not felt by apparel retailers, who saw their revenues take a dive in the last two months of the year.
America’s National Retail Federation has teamed up with other industry bodies to release a statement reiterating its “zero tolerance” approach to forced labor and calling on national government to take action.
With a number of American retailers set to reopen in the coming weeks as coronavirus restrictions are lifted, NRF has released a set of guidelines to help stores navigate the challenges presented by the new situation.
NRF has called on congress to pass legislation creating a federal program to help businesses obtain pandemic insurance, while also voicing its support for a package that would increase funding for small business loans.