NRF’s Monthly Economic Review

NRF economist: new retail scorecard needed

NRF economist: new retail scorecard needed

WASHINGTON — Traditional statistical measurements are not providing an accurate account of the retail industry’s contribution to the economy, National Retail Federation chief economist Jack Kleinhenz contended in the June issue of NRF’s Monthly Economic Review. “In recent years, critics have claimed the retail industry is facing an existential crisis, that retail is not growing

NRF: Economy could see fastest growth since 1980s

NRF: Economy could see fastest growth since 1980s

WASHINGTON — The  U.S. economy could be headed for its fastest growth in more than three decades, National Retail Federation chief economist Jack Kleinhenz said on Monday. “While there is a great deal of uncertainty about how fast and far this economy will grow in 2021, surveys show an increase in individuals being vaccinated, more