National Retail Federation



Retail’s premier loss prevention and cyber risk event is happening now, June 5-7 in Grapevine, Texas. 

The National Retail Federation is the world’s largest retail trade association.

Every day, we passionately stand up for the people, policies and ideas that help retail succeed.

Loss prevention
Fighting organized retail crime

Organized retail crime is a growing threat for retailers

Organized retail crime (ORC) is the large-scale theft of retail merchandise with the intent to resell the items for financial gain. Learn more about how ORC differs from shoplifting, the impact it’s having on retailers across the nation and how NRF is working with lawmakers to combat the issue.


NRF President and CEO, Matthew Shay, joined CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ to address retail theft, how it is affecting retailers and how to combat the issue.

Consumer shopping
A snapshot of consumer shopping habits in 2023

To understand the continuing demand for convenience through options like buy online, pick up in store as well as the consumer response to the current economic environment, the National Retail Federation and Foursquare took a closer look at what consumers are saying and actually doing.

Father's Day breakfast
Consumers to spend record amount for Father’s Day

Consumers will collectively spend a record-high $22.9 billion to celebrate Father’s Day this year, according to the annual survey. Total expected spending for the holiday is up from last year’s $20 billion and exceeds the previous record of $20.1 billion in 2021.

NRF Nexus

Where technology, marketing and digital innovators intersect.

July 10-12 | Terranea Resort, Calif.

Join senior-level retail tech, marketing and digital leaders for an exclusive event designed around advancing innovation across the retail organization. 

NRF Nexus attendees networking with each other.
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Join the General Counsels Forum Dinner and Summer Meeting
June 20-21, 2023

NRF's retail general counsel community is invited to join us at the General Counsels Forum summer meeting in Washington, D.C. Network with your colleagues during a welcome reception and networking dinner, followed by a day of peer-to-peer discussions and presentations.

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Latest from NRF

A snapshot of consumer shopping habits in 2023
Learn more about the continuing demand for consumer convenience through options like buy online and more.
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NRF Economist Says Conditions Look Like Soft Landing
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Economic indicators are conflicting but the nation doesn't appear to be in a recession.
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Monthly Economic Review: June 2023
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Measuring the economy yields a collision of data.
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Consumers to Spend Record Amount for Father’s Day
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Consumers will collectively spend a record-high $22.9 billion to celebrate Father’s Day this year, according to NRF.
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How ThirdLove revolutionized the bra market
Retail Gets Real episode 310: Co-founder and CEO Heidi Zak on creating an inclusive brand.
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Tailored Brands focuses on tech to attract a new generation of men’s clothing buyers
Men's Wearhouse store.
Chief Technology Officer Scott Vifquain on initiatives like digital wedding planners, AR mirrors and more.
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Retailers are sounding the alarm on organized retail crime
Organized retail crime
ORC impacts the economy, jobs and accessibility to goods.
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Sam’s Club Chief Merchant on leading through times of accelerated change
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Retail Gets Real episode 309: Megan Crozier talks about what it means to be a ‘member-obsessed’ brand.
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NRF in Washington: Advocacy update May 2023
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Retail’s priorities on Capitol Hill include organized retail crime and swipe fees.
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M.M.LaFleur CEO on evolving how the company helps women dress for work
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Retail Gets Real episode 308: Listening to the customer and following their lead.
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NRF Says Retail Sales Rose in April
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Retail sales bounced back in April, showing both month-over-month and year-over-year growth, NRF said.
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NRF Foundation credential

The NRF Foundation’s RISE Up Warehouse, Inventory and Logistics course prepares employees for roles in warehouse and fulfillment in the supply chain.

NRF Foundation credential

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