2017 Retailer of the Year

Nominations must be submitted by Monday, March 20, 2017.

The Florida Retail Federation is now accepting nominations for its prestigious Florida Retailer of the Year award, which recognizes an outstanding retailer for sound business practices, and a commitment to their employees, customers and communities. Eligible retailers are those who either own or are employed by businesses with sales volume of $5 million or less and have a physical presence in the operation and/or management of the retail business. People interested in nominating a retailer may nominate more than one, self-nominations are allowed and the retailer does not have to be an FRF member.


Retail Days at the Capitol

February 22-24 | Doubletree Hotel

FRF and FPMA are proud to host our 2017 Retail Days, taking place February 22-24 in Tallahassee. This is one of our most important and popular events, as attendees have the opportunity to meet with and hear from the biggest leaders in Florida politics, in addition to discussing your 2017 retail legislative agenda. Retail Days also includes committee meetings focusing on important issues for businesses including pharmacies, grocers and those interested in loss prevention, as well as board meetings for both FRF and FPMA. In addition, FRF will be celebrating its 80th anniversary as THE advocate for Sunshine State retailers. Moreover, Senate President Negron and House Speaker Corcoran will be joining us and will be available to answer your questions about this year's legislative session.


$618 Million Tax Cut

“Fighting for Florida’s Future” Tax Cut Tour

Decreasing the Tax on Business Rents

Saves Business $454 Million

Sales Tax Holidays

Saves Families $98 Million

Sales Tax Exemption on College Textbooks

Cutting the Business Tax

Exempting School Book Fairs

Save Students $48 Million

Save Job Creators $15 Million

Save Families and Students $3 Million


80 Years Strong

Yearlong Celebration Planned






Founding Companies

Gov. Daniel McCarty

Jacksonville, FL

Gallie's Hall


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Shalley to head the state’s premier retail trade association after leading the Florida Association of Counties; Current President/CEO Randy Miller to retire
FRF Releases
Florida’s leading retail advocacy organization highlights those issues and topics important to retailers and which will be the focus in the upcoming 2017 Legislative Session .
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Online Retailing
FRF thanks Representative Jason Fischer who filed legislation in the Florida House of Representatives to establish a disaster preparedness sales tax holiday.
Tax Holiday
Retail News
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