MEDIA ADVISORY: NRF to Announce 2019 Holiday Sales Forecast During Media Call

--()--National Retail Federation:


The National Retail Federation will hold a media call this Thursday, October 3, at 10 a.m. to release its forecast of 2019 holiday sales.

NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay will discuss factors surrounding the forecast including expectations for sales growth and economic conditions impacting the industry during the holiday season. NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz will address key economic indicators such as employment, wage growth and consumer confidence. A question-and-answer session will follow.






Matthew Shay, president and CEO, NRF
Jack Kleinhenz, chief economist, NRF
Bill Thorne, senior vice president for communications and public affairs, NRF






Thursday, October 3
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. ET






To RSVP and receive dial-in information, email This call will be recorded, and the audio will be posted on approximately two hours after the call ends.




About NRF

The National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association, passionately advocates for the people, brands, policies and ideas that help retail thrive. From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., NRF empowers the industry that powers the economy. Retail is the nation’s largest private-sector employer, contributing $2.6 trillion to annual GDP and supporting one in four U.S. jobs — 42 million working Americans. For over a century, NRF has been a voice for every retailer and every retail job, educating, inspiring and communicating the powerful impact retail has on local communities and global economies.


Thomas Jordan (855) NRF-PRESS


Thomas Jordan (855) NRF-PRESS