- 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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The NRF pushes for quick passage of budget deal
Dec 11 2013, 09:25 ET