The National Retail Federation (NRF) holds its annual convention and expo beginning Jan. 17, 2016, at the Jacob K. Javits convention center in New York City.
The educational conference includes a range of sessions divided into content tracks such as mobile retailing and sustainability. Speakers include senior executives and C-level officers from corporations including SAP, The Hershey Co., Capgemini, Ikea, Marks and Spencer plc, Macy's Inc., Disney Consumer Products, Deloitte LLP, Nike Inc., and Under Armour.
One of the event's highlights will be a keynote address by Gen. Colin Powell, USA (Ret.) on "Diplomacy: Persuasion, Trust & Values." Following the presentation, NRF Chairman Kip Tindell, founder and CEO of The Container Store, will lead a fireside chat with Gen. Powell.
The show will culminate with the presentation of the NRF Annual Awards, which recognize retail industry innovation and globalization.
For information and to register, visit bigshow16.nrf.com.