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U.S. Ports See Brief Slowdown but Imports Remain High

The nation’s major retail container ports have begun to catch up with the backlog of cargo seen over the past several months, but could...

bluesign Releases 2010-2020 Environmental Impact Figures

Through the implementation of the registered bluesign SYSTEM, bluesign SYSTEM PARTNER textile manufacturers have achieved meaningful collective impact reductions in: water, energy, CO2e emissions, and chemistry...

Consumers Pull Back as Retail Prices Remain Elevated

U.S. consumers have started to pull back on discretionary general merchandise purchases, but average selling prices continue at the pandemic's elevated levels. Unit sales...

Omicron, Inflation Fail to Slow January Retail Sales

Retail sales powered through COVID-19’s omicron variant, inflation and other challenges to post strong increases in January, the National Retail Federation reports. “January’s numbers show...

NPD Report Shows Americans are Back on the Slopes

A well-documented increase in backcountry-related activities was recorded during last snow season, as consumers looked for ways to get their alpine fix while social distancing....

Athletic Footwear Market Expected to Reach $165B by 2030

Allied Market Research’s report "Athletic Footwear Market by Type (Sports Shoes, Running & Walking Shoes, Hiking & Backpacking Shoes, and Aerobic & Gym Wear...

Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Reports 29% Growth

Grassroots Outdoor Alliance, the national organization dedicated to the health and growth of independent specialty retail, released sales data showing a significant uptick in...

NRF Says 2021 Holiday Sales Grew 14.1 Percent

Retail sales during 2021’s November-December holiday season grew 14.1 percent over 2020 to $886.7 billion, easily beating the National Retail Federation’s forecast and setting...

Mastercard Reports US Holiday Sales Grew 8.5 percent

According to Mastercard SpendingPulse, holiday retail sales – excluding automotive – increased 8.5 percent year-over-year this holiday season, running from November 1 through December...

Data Reveals Banner Year for Trail Use

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation's largest trails advocacy organization, released an analysis of national trail count data for 2021, finding that trail use remained...