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Build an extraordinary career with insights from the people who power retail

The NRF Foundation provides the skills and resources needed for a life-changing career.  As NRF's nonprofit 501(c)(3), we connect people to an industry that’s a great place to start and a great place to grow. Together, we help people build better lives and stronger communities.


The latest from the NRF Foundation

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Apply for the Small Business Spotlight

The Small Business Spotlight initiative will support 100 entrepreneurs of diverse backgrounds in 2021. 

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Retail’s response to the pandemic: keep giving back

How do you take care of your customers and communities amid a pandemic?

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How to show up to move up in your retail career

Retail professionals who have a few years of experiences share lessons they've learned. 

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Macy’s CEO offers advice on building retail careers

Macy's Chairman and CEO Jeff Gennette joined NRF Foundation Executive Director Bill Thorne for a wide-ranging discussion about the opportunities in the retail industry.

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Online training available now

The NRF Foundation training and credentialing program provides the skills to build a career in an industry that's a great place to start and grow.