The retail industry is expected to see a net increase of more than 2,000 store openings this year, despite misleading headlines about store closings, according to new data from the IHL Group. And NRF expects retail sales for the year to grow at least 4.5%, beating expected growth in the gross domestic product. Read more.
Retail growing faster than the rest of the economy
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