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Retail Member Benefits

NRF provides retailers with a wide array of resources and tools. NRF membership is company-wide and extends to all employees within your organization. We want to welcome you to the new NRF — one that gives you access to more benefits:

Advocacy · Communities · Events · Research and Insights · Communications

Under our unified membership structure, you and your team will have full access to all of NRF's highly influential advocacy initiatives, industry research and information, more than 50 committees and councils and the latest news and resources on Members will also receive access and substantial discounts to our signature events, Retail’s BIG Show and the Digital Summit, and free postings on our job board.

As a member, all of your company's employees have the opportunity to participate in NRF's communities — from finance, human resources, legal and loss prevention to marketing, mobile, global, supply chain and technology. Retail members can also get involved with, ARTS and NCCR.

NCCR, NRF's chain restaurant community, is the leading organization exclusively representing chain restaurant companies. Get involved and learn about membership benefits for chain restaurant members. is a community that's truly "by the member, for the member." This is THE place to connect with retailers and industry pros who know and love the world of digital retail. Learn more and get involved.

ARTS, NRF’s retail technology standards community, helps retailers and solution providers identify, adopt and integrate current and emerging information technology. Learn more and get involved.

We hope you are as excited as we are about our unified membership structure, which will help us better serve you and lead our industry forward.

NRF is advocating for you in Washington, and membership lets you help shape the policy that impacts our industry. Join NRF, and you can:

NRF offers communities where members with different areas of expertise connect with like-minded peers. Join NRF, and you’ll:

  • Benchmark your business practices, form policy, and drive technology standards with your peers through NRF’s 50+ committees.
  • Build and strengthen valuable relationships with other retail industry leaders.
  • Chart the course for NRF’s research efforts and priorities.

NRF events and conferences help you transform your business with inspired ideas and leading technology solutions. Join NRF, and you’ll:

Join NRF, and your entire company will have access to a steady stream of relevant, thoughtful content to help you make better decisions and achieve your goals, including:

NRF is working to elevate retail’s image by telling the true story of retail’s impact on careers, communities and innovation. Join NRF, and you’ll have the opportunity to:

Join NRF and get involved with NCCR, our chain restaurant division, to get the best of both worlds: access to chain restaurant industry peers and your colleagues in the retail industry. In addition to all the benefits of NRF retail membership, you can also take advantage of these programs:

  • NCCRAdvocacy: Join forces with the only national association that exclusively addresses chain restaurant issues and engage with your peers to effect change on food commodity costs and food safety issues.
  • Communities: Participate in NRF groups and in restaurant-focused committees including the NCCR Food Safety Task Force and NCCR Food Supply Chain Committee.
  • Events: Attend NCCR committee meetings and the Chain Restaurant CEO Policy Summit.
  • Research: Sign up to receive NCCR Highlights newsletter, a bi-weekly email update exclusively for members.
Did you know?

Retail members can post free openings on the NRF job board.

ROI of Membership

Curious about the return on investment of your NRF membership? See what you'll save on research, events and more.

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Questions about membership? Contact us at 202-783-7971 or

Featured Research
SORO 2015

Members can download the State of Retailing Online and other research for free.

Did you know?

NRF members come from more than 45 countries and all sectors of retail, from Main Street merchants to online retailers. Join us.

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When you sign up for a MyNRF account, you can search for your company, and we'll let you know if you're already a member.