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November 26, 2015 6:38 AM ET


Company Overview of National Retail Federation Inc.

Company Overview

National Retail Federation Inc. is a trade association that caters to the needs of the retail industry. Its clientele base encompasses several channels of distribution including department, specialty, discount, catalog, Internet, and independent stores as well as trading partners of retail goods and services. The association operates through 5 divisions that include Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS), National Council of Chain Restaurants (NCCR), Retail Advertising and Marketing Association (RAMA),, and International Retail Federation (IRF). National Retail also provides publications and reports about the retail industry as well as organizes seminars and conventions ...

1101 New York Avenue, NW

Suite 1200

Washington, DC 20005

United States

Founded in 1911





Key Executives for National Retail Federation Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Senior Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Senior Vice President of Government Relations
Member of Loss Prevention Advisory Council
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

National Retail Federation Inc. Key Developments

National Retail Federation Announces Executive Changes

The National Retail Federation announced that its CIO Council has appointed Janet Sherlock, senior vice president and chief information officer at Carter's Inc. as the new chair of NRF's prestigious, invite-only CIO Council. Sherlock will succeed Dave Finnegan, senior vice president and chief information officer at Orvis, and will serve a two-year term. Additionally, Michelle Garvey, senior vice president and chief information officer at ANN INC., Michael Kingston, senior vice president and chief information officer at Neiman Marcus, and Herman Nell, senior vice president and chief information officer at Rent-A-Center were named to the Council's Executive Committee. The CIO Council also announced that HSNi's Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer Karen Etzkorn will chair the Networking, Communications and Professional Development Committee, which oversees the new Women in Retail IT Community.

National Retail Federation Invests in Research, Analysis Tools; Ellen Davis to Take the Role of NRF's Senior Vice President of Research and Strategic Initiatives

The National Retail Federation revealed a multimillion-dollar investment to form a new research department. The Retail Research and Analysis Center will unite all existing research within the trade organization and expand upon the broad range of issues and trends it already studies, with the four main areas of focus to be the economy, legislative and regulatory policy, the retail industry, and consumers. With the establishment of the new center, Ellen Davis will take on the role of NRF's senior vice president of research and strategic initiatives, while also continuing as the executive director of the NRF Foundation.

Marisa Harrilchak and Lizzy Simmons Join The National Retail Federation Government Relations Team

The National Retail Federation announced the addition of two former Capitol Hill staffers, Marisa Harrilchak and Lizzy Simmons, to its growing government relations team. Lizzy Simmons joins NRF as senior director of government relations to assume responsibility for the association's workforce policy agenda, including labor, immigration and workforce development. Previously with the Office of Senator Tim Scott, R-S.C., Marisa Harrilchak comes to NRF from law school, but she was formerly a floor staffer with Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, during her tenure as Speaker of the House. Marisa joins NRF as a government relations manager, where she will work on many of the retail industry's top legislative and regulatory priorities, including payments, patent reform, supply chain and international trade issues.

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