NRF Membership

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As a member of NRF, you are part of the world’s largest retail trade association, a diverse community with thousands of leading retailers and industry professionals. NRF membership is available for retailers, industry partner companies, universities and their students and international retail association members.

Top NRF member resources

Retail Law Resource Center
Retail law
A hub for in-house retail counsel to learn the latest strategies on guiding an organization through legal issues.
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NRF Cyber Risk Exchange
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A secure digital platform designed exclusively to help retailers defend against cyber threats.
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NRF Member Virtual Briefings
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This benefit provides members with customized virtual briefings tailored to their industry area, interests and needs.
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More NRF member benefits

On the Hill
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Discover the latest policy issues NRF is working on. Take action on issues and learn how to become a retail advocate.
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Retail Events
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NRF produces and supports events all year long. Explore our featured events below or browse through our full calendar.
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NRF Research
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NRF produces research throughout the year responding to retail industry trends, consumer sentiment and economic forces.
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COVID-19 Training Credentials
COVID-19 training
Offered through NRF Foundation’s RISE Up program, these two credentials deliver effective, fast and affordable training.
Retailers only
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Committees and Councils
NRF committees and councils
NRF has over 40 committees and councils for members to network, learn best practices and prepare testimony for Congress.
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Member-Submitted Research
Industry partners can submit industry white papers, research and reports for retail members to access and utilize.
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NRF On Demand
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Curated content exclusively for NRF members featuring industry best practices and applicable insights from NRF events.
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Retailer Workplace Harassment Training Course
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Designed for and by retailers to train associates on understanding, recognizing and reporting sexual harassment.
Retailers only
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NRF Sponsorship Opportunities
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Discover sponsorship packages designed to reach key retailers and lead industry professionals.
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Job Board
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Retail members can post openings for free. Members can search for their next role in retail and connect with companies.
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Membership for every type of organization

NRF retail membership is for digitally native and direct-to-consumer brands, discount and department stores, food retailers and grocers, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, wholesalers, chain restaurants and more.
Industry Partners
Industry partner membership is designed for companies with a business-to-business relationship with retailers. These members include suppliers, technology and consultants, wholesalers, media agencies and more.
NRF University Membership connects your students to a host of nationally recognized scholarships, resources, networking and learning opportunities and top industry recruiters.
FIRA membership is global. Open to all national retail associations that primarily represent members in the grocery, pharmaceutical and general merchandise retail sectors, FIRA members represent 42 associations across five continents.

Download NRF membership logos

Let others know you’re part of the National Retail Federation with these NRF member logos. Utilize them on site or in email footers to promote your membership.


Questions about NRF membership?

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