But sales clothing and clothing accessory stores were down 14.9%.
But overall jewelry sales were down 4%.
'Retailers are investing millions to fight these crimes.'
The season 'will be unlike any other,' according to the federation.
Retailers are ready with 'deep discounts, robust inventory and ... the best experiences possible.'
Several states have imposed new rules.
Make sure the product is what draws the attention, not long, drawn-out paragraphs of content.
Continued economic stimulus measures are needed, says one retail expert.
The National Retail Federation released a new survey.
The group applauded the policies set by Walmart and others.
The benefits of masks ‘should no longer be up for debate,’ says the group’s president.
They reveal what they need from suppliers right now.
Be a partner and consultant, not a salesperson.
But no one can say for sure.
The economy also added 2.5M jobs.
'Today, it’s more important than ever that we stay connected.'
'Previous downturns offer little guidance on what is likely to unfold over the next six to 12 months,' he says.
The COVID-19 crisis has taken a heavy toll.
It will come gradually and vary by location.
Gov. Greg Abbott hopes to restart the state's economy.
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