NRF 2021: High-Level Insights from Lowe’s, Chewy, Alibaba and Wayfair
Necessity forced the National Retail Federation Big Show from the physical world into the virtual one, but its reputation for insightful presentations from retail industry leaders drew a significant “crowd” despite the change of venue.
The six-day NRF 2021 Chapter One, which will wrap up on Jan. 22, has drawn a total of more than 20,000 attendees, representing approximately 3,500 companies, from 100+ countries. Approximately 30% of the attendees were located outside the U.S.
Chapter Two of the Big Show had originally been planned as an in-person event to take place in early June at New York City’s Javits Center, but the facility’s role as a COVID vaccination center made it unavailable, so it will also be a virtual eve...