NRF’s public policy positions and priorities are developed by a consensus of the Government Affairs Policy Council, comprised of NRF members, which carefully analyzes legislative and regulatory issues with input from NRF’s technical committees. On the most pressing and controversial issues, the NRF Board of Directors is consulted for its recommendations or approval.
View a list of current policy priorities and positions in our Advocacy section.
NRF and the state retailers/merchants associations maintain a close working relationship, particularly through our State Association Council; however, they are separate entities with separate memberships. NRF defers to state retailers/merchants associations for state and local level policy matters and the state associations defer to NRF for federal level policy matters. NRF staff continuously monitor state level issues that may rise to the federal level or where federal-level pre-emptive policy action will benefit the industry.
Yes. NRF’s monthly publication, STORES Magazine, publishes annual Top 100, Hot 100, Favorite 50 and Global 250 lists. These reports are carefully researched and serve as a reference for retailers, analysts, vendors and government agencies.
NRF’s consumer research sheds light on consumer shopping trends — from how American consumers shop for the holidays to whether they’re visiting stores or shopping online. We also make original research studies, white papers and other resources available in the Retail Library.
NRF retail member companies can post jobs for free to the NRF Job Board! Just set up an account, contact us to verify your membership and start posting your full time, salaried retail roles. Non-members and NRF associate members pay to post jobs. Get started by creating an employer/recruiter account on the NRF Job Board. Contact Diana Stallworth at NRF to verify your membership and find out more about the job board.
Pricing for non-member companies starts at $299 for a 30 day posting. You can save money by purchasing credit packs for multiple listings. View pricing. As a member benefit, NRF member companies (retailers only) can post their jobs for free to the NRF Job Board.
While not a formalized speakers bureau, NRF has several subject matter experts who present at events and conferences all over the world. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your request, and we’ll help you find a subject matter expert.