NRF Foundation Honors 2023


Retail Professionals Building Better Lives

The NRF Foundation Honors recognizes The Visionary – the most coveted award in retail – and The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future. We also award a community partner making an impact with our retail skills training and announce the recipients of our undergraduate scholarships.

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NRF Foundation Honors 2022 - The Visionary(Updated)
The Visionary

The Visionary is the most coveted award in retail. For more than 100 years, the National Retail Federation has honored an individual who has served the industry with distinction throughout their career.

Pictured: The Visionary 2022 is Target CEO Brian Cornell

2023 NRF Honors The List Component
The List

of People Shaping Retail's Future

A dynamic group of retail leaders creating opportunities and sparking innovation.

NRF 2023 POY Component
RISE Up Partner of the Year

A dedicated partner that prepares people for life-changing careers through innovative use of the NRF Foundation’s training and credentialing program.

2023 NRF Honors Next Gen Component
NRF Foundation Next Generation Scholarship

The highest honor that the NRF Foundation can bestow upon a student features a top award of $25,000 and recognition as an emerging leader in retail.

2023 NRF Honors Student Challenge Component
NRF Foundation Student Challenge

The team business competition provides undergraduates with real-world experience and up to $5,000 each.