August 13, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has taken issue with an opinion piece that appears in the August 1, 2012, issue of the Wall Street Journal.

August 1, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has taken issue with an opinion piece that appears in the August 1, 2012, issue of the Wall Street Journal.

June 13, 2012

U.S. retail sales declined in April and May, pulled down by a sharp 2.2% drop in gas stations sales in both months, the Commerce Department said.

May 30, 2012

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) issued the following statement in response to the announcement that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has reached an agreement with Amazon.com requiring the online retailer to begin collecting state sales tax on purchases made in New Jersey by July 1, 2013.

November 30, 2011

The National Retail Federation urged the House Judiciary Committee to support legislation that would require Internet retailers to collect sales tax the same as local merchants, saying online sellers have a price advantage that is “stifling” Main Street stores’ ability to compete.

August 8, 2011

By Fred Stiftel, president and CEO, Walton Management Services

March 11, 2011

The Arkansas Senate voted Thursday to require many out-of-state online retailers to collect sales taxes the same way in-state stores do, a move that is pitting Wal-Mart Stores against online stores and anti-tax activists, the Associated Press reported.

December 14, 2010

Tuesday’s report by the U.S. Department of Commerce showed a fifth straight month of sales gains in November for U.S. retailers.

June 30, 2010

New legislation introduced in the House by Representative William Delahunt (D-MA) could provide an infusion...

January 20, 2010

Retail sales and traffic for first quarter 2010 are expected to perform similarly to the...

December 22, 2008

The National Retail Federation asked President-elect Barack Obama on Tuesday to incorporate a series of...

December 10, 2008

Online retailers who open a bricks-and-mortar location during the holiday shopping season could see more...