The NRF pushes for quick passage of budget deal

|By:, SA News Editor

The National Retail Federation issues a statement in which it says it approves of the early (relatively) short-term budget agreement in Congress. The organization says it urges a quick passage of the legislation.

The retail industry faces a significant risk if a budget stalemate were to occur. A swipe of President Obama's pen on the spending bill could offer some late holiday season support to consumer sentiment.

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