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Introducing NRF Retail Converge
NRF’s newest virtual event is happening this June. Unlike any NRF event before, offering the depth of a workshop within the breadth of a conference.
 
Mother and daughter shopping
 
2021 Top 50 Global Retailers
A fresh look at the 50 most impactful international retailers.
 
NRF On Demand
Exclusive to NRF members, NRF On Demand lets you unlock year-round content and education that features industry experts.
 
Watching on demand
 

News from the blog

From COVID-19 to containers, port backups delay merchandise for retailers
 
Container cargo ship in port
An NRF survey shows 98 percent of retail respondents have been impacted by delays at the ports.
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The business of selling basics
 
MeUndies subscription boxes
MeUndies founder and CEO Jonathan Shokrian on the subscription-based brand.
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Female execs discuss the challenges of 2020
 
Women working from home
Leaders from Jenny Craig, enVista and Rocksbox on balancing work, family and other responsibilities.
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How brands are responding to consumer sentiment
 
virtual reality
Accelerated strategies include focusing on VR, fulfillment and wellness.
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NRF Member Spotlight: Northern Tool + Equipment
 
Northern Tool
How the company capitalized on the DIY boom and supported evolving consumer trends.
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Rethinking corporate culture during the pandemic
 
Mental wellness during remote work
Retail Gets Real episode 212: How retailers are focusing on employee wellness in a remote work world.
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Introducing NRF Retail Converge
 
Virtual show
NRF’s new virtual event offers the depth of a workshop within the breadth of a conference.
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2 female founders on supporting women and girls in need
 
Women small business
Their jewelry brands focus on building community and giving back.
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Reimagining the post-Coronavirus Mall of America
 
Mall of America
Retail Gets Real episode 211: Reinventing experiential retail.
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CVS rolls out vaccine distribution to its communities across the country
 
CVS pharmacy
The pharmacy giant is bringing a COVID-19 vaccine near you.
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Forecasting in uncertain times
 
Shopping during COVID
Retail Gets Real episode 210: NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz explains the annual forecast for 2021.
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Coronavirus Retail Restrictions by State

State-by-state look at coronavirus-related laws, executive orders, regulations and guidance governing store operations for retailers.

 
Map of United States
 
NRF Foundation All Access

Amid the pandemic, grocery stores have been leading the way on innovation. Albertsons Chief Diversity Officer Jonathan Mayes discusses the fast pace of change and the continued work around equity.

 
NRF Foundation COVID-19 training
The NRF Foundation launched two new credentials in its RISE Up program in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
 
COVID-19 training
 

Current COVID-19 resources

Coronavirus Resources for Retailers
 
Resources and information for retailers on the COVID-19 pandemic.
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March Retail Sales See Strong Rebound Amid Increased Vaccination and Government Stimulus
 
Retail sales rebounded March as government checks fattened bank accounts and more vaccination let consumers get out.
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One Year Later, Economy 'Has Come a Long Way'
 
The economy has made dramatic progress since the pandemic hit a year ago, NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz says.
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NRF Says Extension of Paycheck Protection Program Vital to Small Businesses
 
NRF issued a statement following the Senate's approval to extend the Paycheck Protection Program. 
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February Retail Sales Show Strong Year-Over-Year Growth as Vaccine and Stimulus Provide a Boost
 
Retail sales gained considerable year-over-year traction in February despite a monthly slowdown from January.
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Retailers Express Concern About OSHA Emergency Regulation
 
NRF expressed concern about a possible OSHA emergency temporary standard regulation regarding COVID-19.
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CVS rolls out vaccine distribution to its communities across the country
 
The pharmacy giant is bringing a COVID-19 vaccine near you.
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NRF Statement on Senate Passage of $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill
 
NRF issued a statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay on COVID-19 relief.
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NRF Encourages Customers to Continue Wearing Masks in Stores Nationwide
 
NRF released a statement in response to several states lifting mask mandates.
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2021 Could See Record Retail Sales Growth but Economy Hinges on COVID-19
 
Economic indicators point toward record retail sales in 2021, but COVID-19 remains a key challenge.
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NRF Encourages Congress to Move Quickly to Enact Bipartisan Relief Legislation
 
NRF issued a statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay on COVID-19 relief.
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NRF and retail leaders to White House COVID-19 Task Force: ‘Let us help!’
 
Our nation’s retailers and the business community are ready, willing and able to help end this current crisis.
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