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NRF State of Retail & the Consumer 2024

NRF State of Retail & the Consumer

Don’t miss NRF’s State of Retail & the Consumer 2024 as we explore the health of American consumers and the retail industry.

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.

NRF Center for Retail & Consumer Insights

The CNBC/NRF Retail Monitor, powered by Affinity Solutions, provides a first look at how retail sales performed last month.

NRF Center for Retail Insights
 
Call your member of Congress

As a key industry leader, your voice carries extra weight with Congress as it weighs legislation to reform the broken and unfair U.S. credit card market.

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Public policy outlook for retail in 2024

NRF in Washington: A focus on retail crime, credit card swipe fees, workforce issues and the supply chain.

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Latest from NRF

Future trends that will shape consumer behavior and retail operations
 
Lee Peterson speaking at NRF 2024: Retail's Big Show
NRF 2024: Leaders of GDR Creative Intelligence, WGSN and WD Partners on technology's impact and the role of stores.
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Inside the digital transformation of Abercrombie & Fitch
 
Samir Desai of Abercrombie & Fitch on the Retail Gets Real podcast.
Retail Gets Real episode 337: The retailer’s chief digital and technology officer on A&F’s digital revolution.
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Creativity, visibility still needed for U.S. ports, supply chain
 
Speakers at the Supply Chain 360 Summit at NRF 2024.
NRF 2024: Experts from IKEA, Port Houston and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on what's ahead.
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Dick’s Sporting Goods’ Ed Stack on leadership, mistakes and vision
 
Matthew Shay and Ed Stack speaking at NRF 2024: Retail's Big Show.
NRF 2024: Dick’s Sporting Goods’ Ed Stack proves that doing the right thing is always the right thing to do.
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Census Sales Data Shows Consumers ‘Still Engaged’
 
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Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows retail sales cooled in January but that households continued to spend.
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Store closing announcements up in 2023
 
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Against a tougher consumer backdrop, 2023 was a challenging year for many retailers.
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Leading a company with purpose
 
Leaders of Thrive Global, The Honest Company and Signet Jewelers speaking at NRF 2024: Retail's Big Show.
NRF 2024: Leaders from Thrive Global, The Honest Company and Signet Jewelers on cultivating a culture of success.
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Lessons from market makers on leading with authenticity and innovation
 
Martha Stewart speaking at NRF 2024: Retail's Big Show.
NRF 2024: Insights from Martha Stewart, Chewy CEO Sumit Singh and Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt.
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Michelle Gass on leadership, taking risks and her vision for Levi’s
 
Bill Thorne and Michelle Gass on the Retail Gets Real podcast.
Retail Gets Real episode 336: The new CEO of Levi Strauss & Co. shares her forward-looking vision for the company.
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CNBC/NRF Retail Monitor Shows ‘Great Start to the New Year’
 
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Retail sales showed a strong beginning for the year in January, nearly matching December’s busy holiday spending.
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Retailers go beyond the buzz to explore AI’s potential
 
Anshu Bhardwaj of Walmart Global Technology and Walmart Commerce Technologies speaking at NRF 2024: Retail's Big Show.
At NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show, artificial intelligence’s significance to the future of retail was clear.
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How Monica + Andy built a community of care
 
NRF Foundation Student Program 2024
Retail Gets Real episode 335: Monica Royer on founding and growing her organic baby clothing and accessories brand.
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NRF 2024 event recap

That’s a wrap for NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show! Check out the Event Recap below.

Michelle Gass on leadership, taking risks and her vision for Levi’s

Retail Gets Real episode 336: The new CEO of Levi Strauss & Co. outlines the opportunities ahead.

 
Bill Thorne and Michelle Gass on the Retail Gets Real podcast.
 
Roadmap to NRF's 2023 Year in Review

In 2023, NRF championed the people and policies that fuel success for retailers, the jobs they create and the lives they impact. Explore the Roadmap to NRF's Year in Review.

NRF Foundation Honors 2024

The NRF Foundation Honors took place January 14 in NYC to celebrate industry leaders, award student scholarships and showcase retail as an industry with unlimited opportunity. The event raised more than $3 million to fund the NRF Foundation’s career development programs and resources.

NRF Foundation Honors 2024
 

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