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Back to School

Back to School and College

Total combined spending is expected to reach $83.6 billion this year.
RISE Up
RISE Up: Building
the next generation of retail talent
Small Business
Hiring and training are the keys to small business success.
Retail Trends
Retail technology

Reports of the industry's death are greatly exaggerated. NRF's vice president of research looks at the numbers to see what's really going on.

Small Business
Cary Kelly of The Cookery

Episode 10 of Retail Gets Real: The Cookery owner Cary Kelly has expanded and transformed her retail business with a thoughtful approach to staffing, sourcing and branding.

Press Release

Small Retailers Say Border Tax Proposal Would Cost Jobs

NRF asks Congress to focus on tax reform, not BAT.
Small Business
College student Joe Nedza turned a business idea into a reality before he even graduated.
Retail Trends
Episode 8 of Retail Gets Real: Bluemercury co-founder Barry Beck on retail’s future.

Press Release

Back-to-School and Back-to-College Spending to Reach $83.6 Billion

Back-to-School spending to increase by 10 percent from last year

Press Release

Imports Could Hit New Record as Busy Merchants Stock Up

July and August should be two of the busiest months...

Press Release

Retail Sales in June Up 3.2 Percent Over 2016

Retail sales down 0.2 percent in June from May

Press Release

Retail Industry Job Growth Turns a Corner in June

Retailers add jobs in June
Loss Prevention
Retail loss prevention starts with treating people with dignity and respect.
Loss Prevention
Loss prevention professionals recognize the power of a plan.
Loss Prevention
Establishing alliances in the fight against organized retail crime
Loss Prevention
Negotiation tips from former FBI Negotiator Chris Voss at PROTECT 2017.
Loss Prevention
National Retail Security Survey 2017

National Retail Security Survey 2017

Now in its 26th year, NRSS is a nationwide annual study of key benchmarks for retail loss prevention.

Retail Trends
STORES Top 100 Retailers

Episode 9 of Retail Gets Real: Susan Reda, editor of STORES magazine, shares the annual list of Top 100 Retailers and how they stay competitive in the face of changing retail and consumer trends.

Technology
Innovation in Retail Tech

Leadership expert Michael Anderson talks leading innovation prior to his keynote at NRFtech. 

Consumer Trends
Two-thirds of parents with Gen Z children get their child’s input before making a purchase.

Press Release

Shop.org Speakers to Discuss Reinvention of Retail

Tyra Banks, Kobe Bryant to join Disney, TechStyle, theSkimm.

Press Release

National Retail Federation Hires Former Express Marketing Executive Cristina Ceresoli

NRF Hires former Express Executive