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NRF works with supply chain professionals to develop resources and policies that improve the retail industry.
NRF’s International Trade Advisory Committee plays a key role in representing the retail industry’s interests in eliminating U.S. and foreign trade barriers. ITAC and its subcommittees discuss international trade, customs, and corporate social responsibility issues.
The Strategic Supply Chain Council provides guidance and technical expertise on issues affecting management and security of retail supply chains, with a focus on public policy, supply chain management and best practices. The Product Safety Committee communicates existing and potential problems, addresses emerging issues, and comments on proposed regulations. The Postal Working Group provides guidance on first-class mail and postal issues affecting retailers.
The NCCR Food Supply Chain Committee is focused on issues impacting supply chains of chain restaurant companies.
NRF’s Sustainable Retailing Consortium brings retailers, manufacturers, and solution providers together to monitor the evolution of green retailing trends. Working councils focus on sustainable building, recycling, renewable energy, logistics and other topics.
News & Resources
A study commissioned by NRF and other trade associations shows that imports lower consumer prices while creating millions of U.S. jobs. Learn more or download the “Imports Work for America” report. The global supply chain utilized by U.S. retailers not only provides opportunities for U.S. consumers to benefit from a wide variety of products, but also an increasing number of employment opportunities throughout the supply chain. A new report, prepared by The Trade Partnership for NRF, provides new ways of Rethinking "Made in America" in the 21st Century.
Events & Education
NRF’s Retail Advocates Summit focuses on advocacy issues of major importance to the industry, and offers supply chain executives an opportunity to meet with Administration and Congressional leaders.
Throughout the year, committee meetings and conference calls offer opportunities for networking, information exchange, and continued advocacy. View all upcoming events.
This is a monthly newsletter prepared by The Trade Partnership for members of the National Retail Federation focusing on the key international trade and supply chain issues impacting the retail industry. Learn more.
This monthly report, produced for NRF by the consulting firm Hackett Associates, evaluates and monitors the key data that will help retailers understand what’s happening at U.S. ports. Contact Michael Epstein for more information.