Karlie Frank

Manager, Communications and Public Affairs
Karlie Frank, PR Coordinator

Karlie Frank is manager of communications and public affairs at the National Retail Federation. In this role, she is responsible for supporting communications efforts around consumer spending research, government relations, retail trends, foundation initiatives and trade shows.

Prior to joining NRF, Frank was an account executive at public relations agency LaunchSquad, where she developed and implemented communications strategy for business and consumer technology companies. Prior to that, Frank interned in the public relations departments of consumer brands including Under Armour and Apple. 

Originally from Maryland, Frank received her B.A. in Journalism from The Ohio State University.

Authored by Frank

3 tips from Drybar for making customers feel like VIPs
 
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Steal-worthy tactics for building customer loyalty from CMO Sarah Hoffmann.
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3 tips from H&M for turning influencers into ambassadors
 
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H&M found the right influencers, built relationships and created personalized activation plans for the H&M League.
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Who pays for tariffs? American businesses and consumers
 
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Tariffs are a tax paid by American companies and consumers — not by the foreign governments targeted by the tariffs.
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3 ways data leads the way for retail disruption
 
Girls' Lounge at NRF 2019: The evolution of Retail session
“Data is at the forefront of everything, and the customer is the center of everything.”
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4 ways Chobani builds authentic brand affinity
 
Chobani's Peter McGuinness at NRF 2019: Retail’s Big Show
Turning customers into loyalists happens when companies go beyond product.
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Three retailers leading with conviction
 
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Leaders of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Best Buy and Levi Strauss & Co. on how they drive change.
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