RISE Up

NRF recognized with Presidential Award

NRF recognized with Presidential Award

WASHINGTON – The White House honored the National Retail Federation on Wednesday with the “Pledge to America’s Workers” Presidential Award. The honor recognizes the NRF Foundation’s RISE Up initiative, one of nine workforce development efforts by businesses and trade groups that were spotlighted by Ivanka Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. “Our industry employs the

NRF Foundation launches jobs initiative

NEW YORK – A group of retailers and nonprofits brought together by the NRF Foundation have launched an effort designed to help more people of all ages and backgrounds acquire the skills they need to get jobs in stores, and then turn those jobs into retail careers. The effort, announced on Sunday at the National