• The National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association, passionately advocates for the people, brands, policies and ideas that help retail thrive. From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., NRF empowers the industry that powers the economy. Retail is the nation’s largest private-sector employer, contributing $3.9 trillion to annual GDP and supporting one in four U.S. jobs – 52 million working Americans. For over a century, NRF has been a voice for every retailer and every retail job, educating, inspiring and communicating the powerful impact retail has on local communities and global economies.   
  • The International Association of Department Stores (IADS) was founded by department stores at a pivotal moment of their existence, facing the evolution of their industry. The Association gathers today a group of 12 members across the world, with various sizes or business models, all leaders on their respective markets, which represents more than €31bn cumulated annual turnover, achieved through over 490 department stores with 233,000 associates. 
  • EuroCommerce is the principal European organisation representing the retail and wholesale sector. It embraces national associations in 27 countries, sector associations and leading global players. Over a billion times a day, retailers and wholesalers distribute goods and provide an essential service to millions of business and individual customers. The sector generates 1 in 7 jobs, offering a varied career to 26 million Europeans, many of them young people. It also supports millions of further jobs throughout the supply chain, from small local suppliers to international businesses. EuroCommerce is the recognised European social partner for the retail and wholesale sector.

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