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NRF is a global organization that works with retailers, solution providers and associations everywhere to improve the retail industry around the world.
Retailers based outside the United States receive special membership benefits including leading edge research and white papers, as well as discounted registration rates at our world class events like Retail’s BIG Show held each January in New York City.
NRF’s global reach includes FIRAE, the Forum for International Retail Association Executives, which is a network of national retail trade associations from more than 25 countries. View a full list of FIRAE members.
FIRAE is designed especially for national retail trade associations based outside the United States. It is a platform for these associations to work together to develop solutions for retail’s global issues as well as share information about what’s happening in their countries. Learn more or join FIRAE.
The NRF Global Retail CEO Council is a high-profile group of chief executives from the world’s leading retail companies promoting the retail sector’s interests worldwide, addressing topics such as workforce size and makeup, and will take an active role with legislative issues affecting retail operations and retail jobs worldwide.
Membership is open to chief executives of retail companies with operations outside the United States who would like to play a role in improving the image and influence of the retail industry. Learn more.
NRF’s Global SmartBrief is a daily summary of the latest retail industry news around the world. Each email provides a concise summary of the day’s most important stories. Preview the latest issue and subscribe to the newsletter.
Retail's BIG Show 2015
International attendees at Retail's BIG Show networking reception in New York City.
Global stories in our News section spotlight retail trends and innovative ideas across the globe. White papers and other resources in the Retail Library help you identify best practices and grow your business internationally.
NRF’s International Retailer of the Year Award is presented to an international (non-U.S.) retail chief executive for excellence in retailing, dynamic leadership in encouraging international cooperation, or creating a new retail trend or innovation that has positively influenced the industry. Learn more about the 2015 recipients.
Retail Industry Awards
Galeries Lafayette's Philippe Houzé accepts the 2015 International Retailer of the Year Award.
FIRAE promotes networking and collaboration among retail trade associations around the world.
Join FIRAE’s private group on LinkedIn to share ideas and information online.
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