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Molly Sims To Give Lucky Fashionista A ‘Fashion 411’ Through Wendy’s #NewSaladCollection Contest

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 13, 2014 /— Any fashionista knows inspiration is everywhere, including the season’s most colorful and craveable ingredients in Wendy’s New Salad Collection. To celebrate National Salad Month, fashionistas who participate in Wendy’s third #NewSaladCollection contest – a partnership with fashion website Polyvore – will be entered for …
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Retail Sales Unchanged in April as Consumers Tempered Spending, Says NRF

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /– Despite nicer spring weather, consumers tempered their spending in the month of April. According to the National Retail Federation – the world’s largest retail trade association – April retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations and restaurants, were unchanged seasonally-adjusted month-to-month yet increased 4.7 percent …
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Deloitte Consumer Spending Index Continues to Slide

NEW YORK, Apr 20, 2014 — The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index (Index) dropped half a point in March, but continues to indicate positive conditions for consumers. The Index tracks consumer cash flow as an indicator of future consumer spending. “The outlook for consumer spending remains healthy,” said Daniel Bachman, Deloitte’s …
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Retail Sales Spring Up in March as Winter Weather Ebbs, Says NRF

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 – Warmer spring weather spurred continued consumer spending and activity this March. According to the National Retail Federation – the world’s largest retail trade association – March retail sales, which exclude automobiles, gas stations and restaurants, increased 0.8 percent adjusted month-to-month and 1.6 percent unadjusted year-over-year. …
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Retail Imports to Increase 6.1 Percent in April, says NRF

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 – Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 6.1 percent in April, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “With winter over, retailers are stocking up in anticipation of …
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The Future of iPad Apps in Retail

How the iPad is transforming the industry by: David Harouche Due to its stability, ease of use, and popularity with developers, the iPad arguably has become one of the fastest growing platforms for retailers and solution providers. According to IHL Group, more than 2.7 million tablets will ship for use …