April 15, 2020


In just 24 hours, retail advocates have sent more than 3,360 messages to 394 lawmakers on Capitol Hill sharing 3 way Congress can help retailers now. It’s imperative that Congress hear the collective voice of retail right now as they craft the next wave of legislation to provide COVID-19 relief. It’s not too late to share this message with Congress today using NRF’s action link.

3 Ways Congress Can Help Retail Now

  1. Increase funding to loan and financial assistance programs that help retailers of all sizes retain employees and remain solvent.
  2. Extend the Payment Protection Program (PPP) so it covers the worst months of the economic slowdown.
  3. Allow businesses with closed locations to use loans for rents and utilities.