Report: Shutdown didn't dampen Oct. imports

11/13/2013 | United Press International

Imports at U.S. ports were up 6.5% in October compared with the same month last year, despite the government shutdown, according to an NRF report. "The question at this point isn't how much merchandise arrived but how much consumers bought and how they are going to react as economic talks continue in Washington," said Jonathan Gold, NRF's vice president for supply chain and customs policy.

View Full Article in:

United Press International

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Retail

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Merchandiser - Womens Apparel
Blair LLC
Warren, Pennsylvania
Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM)
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Sr. Buyer
Norm Thompson Outfitters
Hillsboro, Oregon
Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
Orchard Brands
Beverly, Massachusetts
Logistics Systems Analyst
Steve Madden
Long Island City, New York