The National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation offers a number of professional certifications and credentials for business partners and consulting firms that service the retail industry and promote standards of excellence in this industry.  The NRF Foundation’s professional certifications confirm a company’s exemplary industry knowledge of critical skills identified by the industry.  BlueSky Technology Partners (BlueSky) is proud to announce they recently obtained the Professional Retail Business Credential.

The NRF Foundation’s Professional Retail Business Credential measures and validates knowledge of key retail disciplines.  The credential aims to foster deeper industry familiarity among business consulting professionals and sets standards for the retail industry.  To receive this credential, non-retailers must complete a proctored assessment that tests their knowledge and understanding of seven key areas of retail operations:

  • Retail Operations
  • Merchandising
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Retail Management & Planning
  • The Retail Context & Customer
  • The Retail Organization & People/HR
  • Warehousing & Logistics

BlueSky’s continuous education of key industry skills is part of our consulting success.  This credential demonstrates BlueSky’s commitment to understating our retail clients’ needs.  As a result, BlueSky now continues to consult retailers with key insights into their business.

“This is another step in our continuous improvement activities and we are extremely proud to have received this professional credential.  BlueSky is extremely proud of our talented and extremely valued consultants who helped earn this accreditation.”

Todd Irwin, CEO, BlueSky.

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