Retail Across America Campaign - 2016
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Retail Advocates Summit - May 25 & 26, 2016 - Washington DC
Top Furniture is one of the NH representatives being honored by the National Retail Foundation, as part of their Retail Across America Campaign. May 25th and 26th, they traveled to Washington DC with NH Retail Association President & CEO, Nancy Kyle, and other board members. They met with Congressman Guinta, Congresswoman Annie Kuster and Senator Kelly Ayotte and Senator Shaheen's legislative assistant, Kelly Misselwitz.
The group presented Congressman Guinta, Senators Shaheen and Ayotte with Hero’s of Main Street awards for their continued support of the retail community. Nancy Kyle stated, "Our NH board members did a great job lobbying on behalf of all retailers in the state." Glenn, Dennis, Donna and Daniel talked about the problems facing retailers across our state today such as debit card fees and how new government rules could hurt business.
April - 2016
National Retail Foundation visited several stores and their owners to highlight the retail industry's economic impact in the state and the customer experience of Granite State Shoppers as part of NRF's Retail Across America series.
"In New Hampshire, we look forward to capturing some to the industry's, most inspiring and powerful retail stories from hardworking and dedicated small business owners," NRF President and CEI Matthew Shay said. "We want to create a testament to New Hampshire's retail legacy and highlight innovative companies that demonstrate the versatility and diversity of the industry and contribute to their communities every day."
In 2013 the NRF launched This is Retail to highlight the industry's opportunities for life-long careers, how retailers strenthen communities, and the critical role that retail plays in driving innovation. This year, Top Furniture was honored to be the first of seven stores in New Hampshire to be interviewed.