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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 thrive.

2022 Halloween trends

Halloween participation returns to pre-pandemic levels this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics.

Halloween shopping
 
Retail security
 
2022 National Retail Security Survey

NRF’s Retail Security Survey is an annual survey of retail loss prevention professionals that covers national retail security issues such as inventory shrink, employee integrity and organized retail crime.

Shopping online
 
Matt Shay on Bloomberg
 
NRF on Bloomberg

NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay speaks on Bloomberg regarding U.S. retail sales and inflation.

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Celebrating congressional supporters of entrepreneurial businesses
 
DC
NRF honors members of the Congressional Black Caucus with inaugural award.
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Grooming and wellness go hand in hand for this entrepreneur
 
Scotch Porter
Retail Gets Real Episode 284: Scotch Porter founder and CEO Calvin Quallis on connecting with the male consumer.
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5 ways to vote retail this November
 
Vote
Stay informed on candidates and issues and get involved on Election Day.
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ESG Best Practices
 
Sustainability
These criteria help to better determine the future financial performance and reputation of companies.
Members only
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ESG Strategic Planning & Internal Governance
 
Strategic planning
ESG governance relates to how a company is run and managed, including things like management structure.
Members only
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ESG Goal Setting
 
Sustainability goals
ESG goals help align both internal and external stakeholders on the topics and initiatives that are most important.
Members only
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ESG Board Engagement
 
Board engagement
Board engagement refers to the connection, enthusiasm and dedication of a board in regard to its members' duties.
Members only
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ESG Greenhouse Gas Accounting
 
Greenhouse gas
Greenhouse gas accounting, also known as carbon accounting, is the process used to measure levels of carbon dioxide.
Members only
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ESG Reporting
 
ESG reporting
ESG reporting involves the disclosure of information relating to an organization’s ESG performance.
Members only
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ESG Responsible Sourcing
 
Sustainable sourcing
Responsible sourcing is a voluntary corporate commitment to actively consider environmental and social matters.
Members only
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NRF Statement on Tentative Rail Agreement
 
Shipping
NRF statement on tentative rail agreement.
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NRF Statement on Potential U.S. Freight Rail Disruptions
 
Shipping
NRF statement on potential for a system-wide disruption of rail cargo.
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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 amid supply chain disruption.

NRF Foundation credential
 

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