- Import volume at major ports in the U.S. is forecast by the National Retail Federation to rise 6.1% in April.
- The outlook tips off some confidence by retailers that store traffic will bounce back in Q2 after widespread disappointment during the holiday season and into Q1.
- For the year, the NRF sees sales growth of 4.1%.
- Related ETFs: XRT, RTH, RETL, PMR
at CNBC.com (Nov 18, 2014)