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September 10, 2018 |
The National Retail Federation today announced a series of new programs, guest events and networking opportunities at this week’s annual conference, which will be held Tuesday through Friday in Las Vegas. Members of the retail industry will gather at the conference to expand their professional networks, attend sessions hosted by the industry’s leading experts and learn about the latest trends and innovations impacting the world of digital commerce.
September 9, 2018 |
The NRF Foundation has formed a partnership with workforce development company Grant Associates, Inc. to provide the Foundation’s RISE Up training and credentials to approximately 150 job seekers in New York City and the Washington metropolitan area.
September 9, 2018 |
With retail sales continuing to grow despite tariff worries, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to remain strong this month after setting three new records this summer, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by NRF and Hackett Associates.

September 6, 2018 |
Retail industry employment in August increased by 89,100 jobs over the same time last year despite a seasonally adjusted drop of 9,700 jobs from July, according to NRF. The numbers exclude automobile dealers, gasoline stations and restaurants.
September 5, 2018 |
NRF and 150 other organizations have submitted comments on proposed tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports, urging the administration to avoid further escalation with China and warning of the negative impact of tariffs on American businesses, families and workers.
September 5, 2018 |
The National Retail Federation today announced the selection of Florida retailer Lisa Mergel as the 2018 America’s Retail Champion of the Year as small retailers from across the country were honored for their advocacy on behalf of the industry at NRF’s Retail Advocates Summit.
September 4, 2018 |
The National Retail Federation today presented the J. Thomas Weyant Award to Retail Association of Maine President and CEO Curtis Picard as retailers from across the country gathered for NRF’s Retail Advocates Summit.
September 4, 2018 |
NRF has chosen House Education and Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx as Legislator of the Year, and named more than 250 other members of Congress “Heroes of Main Street.” for their support of the retail industry. The awards were presented during NRF's Retail Advocates Summit congressional fly-in.
August 27, 2018 |
More than two dozen of the best and brightest leaders from retail, technology and business will be among the headline speakers as over 37,000 retailers from nearly 100 countries gather in New York next January to address the latest trends, innovations and strategries for transformation at the National Retail Federation’s 108th annual convention.
August 26, 2018 |
The National Retail Federation today issued the following statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay after the United States and Mexico announced a preliminary deal on the North American Free Trade Agreement.