National Retail Federation


Tame inflation through tariff relief

Providing relief to U.S. businesses, workers and consumers will ease the strain of inflation.

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.

The War in Ukraine

UNICEF is working with partners to reach vulnerable children and families with essential services – including health, education, protection, water and sanitation – as well as life-saving supplies. 

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Watch NRF President and CEO, Matthew Shay, discuss the current state of retail and the consumer.

Closing Bell May 2022
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Tell Congress: Reform the broken and unfair U.S. credit card market

Swipe fees for processing credit card transactions cost more than $700 a year for the average family. Reforming the credit card market would foster competition and significantly help Main Street businesses and their customers during these challenging economic times.

America’s Retail Champions

Do you love advocating for retail and sharing the story of your small business? You could be one of NRF’s 2022 America’s Retail Champions!

NRF is looking for the most passionate small retailers to bring to Washington, D.C. to share their stories with leading policymakers at the 2022 Retail Advocates Summit.

Retail Advocate Summit
State of Retail and the Consumer 2022

NRF’s State of Retail and the Consumer event explored the health of the American consumer and behavior trends during and after the pandemic.

Cyber security
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NRF PROTECT is where loss prevention, digital fraud and cybersecurity experts unite to share insights and strategies. Join us for the most important retail security event of 2022 as we return in-person in Cleveland.


Latest from the NRF

NRF Foundation Board Names Four New Members
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Four executives were named members of the NRF Foundation Board of Directors.
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NRF Foundation Honors Raises $3.22 Million
NRF Foundation Honors 2022
The seventh annual NRF Foundation Honors took place April 13, 2022 and raised $3.22 million.
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Micro-fulfillment: The luxury of last-mile delivery
Join NRF, Attabotics and Accenture on Thursday, May 26.
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3 sustainability trends to watch
Sustainable shopper
Consumer sentiment, demand for transparency and technology are driving retail-focused sustainability efforts.
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U.S. retailers announced nearly seven times as many store openings as closings in the first quarter of 2022
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Consumers are returning to stores as the pandemic eases.
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DSW balances customer convenience and fraud prevention
NRF PROTECT 2022 Speaker Spotlight: Linda M. Campbell.
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Verizon Consumer Group’s omnichannel strategy to drive traffic and create demand
Customer experience
Retail Gets Real episode 268: Chief Operating Officer Krista Bourne on personalizing customer experience.
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Tame inflation through tariff relief
Tariffs cost the average American household more than $1,200 in 2020.
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How ports can untangle the supply chain snarl
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Port of Cleveland President and CEO William Friedman on the next supply chain challenge.
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How companies can build strong and inclusive cultures
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Retail Gets Real episode 267: Kimberly Lee Minor on defining values and sharing experiences.
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Inflation fuels food price increases
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Global conflicts and bad government policies lead to higher food costs
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How JCPenney seeks to ‘reinvigorate’ at 120 years old
VP of Marketing Bill Cunningham on coupons, competition and connecting with core customers.
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NRF Nexus
NRF Nexus

Game-changing presentations, thought-provoking conversations and cutting-edge ideas for retailers. Join us for NRF Nexus 2022 in Southern California.

NRF Foundation Honors 2022

The NRF Foundation Honors on April 13 in NYC awarded undergraduate scholarships and recognized retail professionals.

NRF 2022: Retail's Big Show Recap

After two years apart, NRF 2022: Retail's Big Show brought the industry back together in person in New York City, Jan. 16-18, 2022.

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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