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National Retail Federation (NRF)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

NRF is a trade / professional association based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1911. As of 2019 they had $56 million in revenue and $53 million in assets.

The National Retail Federation is the world's largest retail trade association, with membership that comprises all retail formats and channels of distribution.

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Program areas at NRF

Nrf advances and protects the interests of the retail industry through its legislative and regulatory advocacy. These efforts focus on the issues that directly affect the retail business including credit and payments policy, labor benefits and employment practices, and tax policy, among others.

Nrf helps its members achieve excellence in their business through information dissemination on topics that range from data security e-commerce sales trends to facilitation of peer to peer interaction that create workable solutions to business challenges such as leveraging technology in an uncertain economy and managing generational differences. The work is conducted by over 50 industry councils and task forces.

Nrf helps retailers achieve excellence in all areas of their business through its annual convention, and more than 20 conferences and workshops. These events bring retailers together with industry thought leaders and suppliers to explore research on the future of retail; examine benchmarking and best practices of industry peers; and learn about cutting edge products from the industry's leading solution providers. Designed to meet the needs of a variety of retail disciplines including strategy and retail operations, technology, e-commerce, loss prevention and marketing, the events attract more than 35,000 industry professionals annually.

Form 990s for NRF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-02Sep 13, 2019990View PDF
2018-02Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2017-02Oct 13, 2017990OView PDF
2016-02Jan 4, 2017990OView PDF
2015-02Mar 17, 2016990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for NRF

Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,689,314
Program services$45,933,835
Investment income and dividends$1,204,071
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$80,689
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$1,354,040
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$552,512
Total revenues$56,814,461

Vendors for NRF

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-04-10
████████ ███ ███Tax accounting2019-09-13
████████Digital Marketing$932,0532019-02-01
███████ █████ ██████ ███Convention Audio Visual$1,944,0122019-02-01
███████ ███████ ███████████ ████████████Convention Food and Beverage$991,5972019-02-01
███ ████ █████ ███Show Management$2,107,8222019-02-01
███ ███████ █████████Show Management$1,712,8342019-02-01
████ ███████████ ███Actuarial$53,0252017-03-31
...and five more vendors

Personnel at NRF

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Ed StackSporting Goods Chief Executive Officer-May 20, 2020
Matthew R. ShayPresident and Chief Executive Officer$4.0 millionMay 20, 2020
███████ █ █████Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer$753,065Sept. 13, 2019
████ ██████Senior Vice President , Communications and Public Affairs-Jan. 27, 2018
█████ ██████Senior Vice President , Government Relations$747,169Feb. 28, 2019
███████ ██████Senior Vice President , Public Relations$543,404Feb. 28, 2019
████████ ████████Senior Vice President , Retail Strategies / Senior Vice President , Retail Strategy$605,539Feb. 28, 2019
█████ ██████Senior Vice President , Conferences$459,171Feb. 28, 2019
█████ █████Senior Vice President , Research and Strategic Initiatives and Executive Director , NRF Foundation-Jan. 27, 2018
███████ ██████Senior Director , Exhibits and Sponsors$398,874Feb. 28, 2019
...and five more key personnel

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

1Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)501(c)(6)$36 millionWashington, DC
2Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA)501(c)(6)$27 millionWashington, DC
3Association of American Railroads (AAR)501(c)(6)$59 millionWashington, DC
4American Petroleum Institute (API)501(c)(6)$206 millionWashington, DC
5Managed Funds Association (MFA)501(c)(6)$20 millionWashington, DC
6Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)501(c)(6)$29 millionWashington, DC
7Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA)501(c)(6)$16 millionWashington, DC
8United States Chamber of Commerce (USCC)501(c)(6)$167 millionWashington, DC
9American Land Title Association (ALTA)501(c)(6)$17 millionWashington, DC
10American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)501(c)(6)$16 millionWashington, DC
11Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers501(c)(6)$34 millionWashington, DC
12National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)501(c)(6)$47 millionWashington, DC
13Entertainment Software Association (ESA)501(c)(6)$36 millionWashington, DC
14American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI)501(c)(6)$46 millionWashington, DC
15America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)501(c)(6)$64 millionWashington, DC
16National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC)501(c)(6)$18 millionWashington, DC
17National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)501(c)(6)$74 millionWashington, DC
18Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)501(c)(6)$20 millionWashington, DC
19Futures Industry Association (FIA)501(c)(6)$28 millionWashington, DC
20Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)501(c)(6)$19 millionWashington, DC
21CropLife America501(c)(6)$16 millionWashington, DC
22Ncta - The Internet and Television Association (NCTA)501(c)(6)$65 millionWashington, DC
23American Gas Association (AGA)501(c)(6)$61 millionWashington, DC
24American Chemistry Council (ACC)501(c)(6)$127 millionWashington, DC
25Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers501(c)(6)$17 millionWashington, DC