Number of Retail Jobs Declines

The number of jobs in the retail industry fell by 6,400 in March, according to new stats released Friday by the National Retail Federation.

04/09/2018 By Staff


Florida Consumer Confidence Drops

Floridians' consumer confidence dropped during the month of December, according to newly published survey results.

01/02/2018 By staff


Consumer Confidence Up

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index improved in July after declines in both May and June.

07/27/2017 By staff


Florida Consumer Confidence Drops Again

Florida consumer confidence dropped in May for the second month in a row, according to new research published by the University of Florida’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

06/05/2017 By staff


Retail Sales Up Slightly in March

American retail sales increased by 0.3 percent between February and March, according to calculations released last week by the National Retail Federation.

04/20/2017 By staff


Retail Trade Group Predicts Holiday Shopping Bump

The Florida Retail Federation is predicting a 4 percent increase in sales for Florida retailers during the upcoming holiday shopping season.

11/22/2016 By staff


Florida Consumer Sentiment Dips Slightly

Consumer sentiment among Floridians declined slightly in October, according to data released last week by the University of Florida's Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

10/31/2016 Research by staff


Florida Retail Federation Predicts Big Mother's Day Spending

Total spending nationally is expected to reach $21.4 billion, with 84 percent of consumers celebrating the holiday.

05/06/2016 Research by staff