National Retail Federation (NRF)

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Paul Tracy
Updated November 11, 2020

What is the National Retail Federation (NRF)?

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is a trade group that represents retailers.

How Does the National Retail Federation (NRF) Work?

The NRF represents retailers in the United States and 45 countries. The retailers in the NRF operate more than 3.6 million stores in the United States, which supply approximately 25% of all jobs in the United States. The NRF operates a convention every January.

Why Does the National Retail Federation (NRF) Matter?

The NRF is the world's largest retail trade association and has considerable influence on advocacy, communications, and education inside and outside of the industry. The retail industry contributes approximately $2.5 trillion to the U.S. economy, according to the NRF.
 

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