WR nominee Blake Garfield, Bedrooms & More, named top 5 finalist for NRF’s America’s Retail Champions program

Jun 13, 2024
Written by WR Communications

WR is thrilled to announce that Blake Garfield, owner of Bedrooms & More in Seattle, has been named one of the top five finalists in the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) America’s Retail Champions program. This prestigious recognition celebrates small retailers who excel in advocating for their businesses and communities. Blake, along with WR President & CEO Renée Sunde, will represent Washington state in Washington, DC, at the 2024 Retail Advocates Summit in July.

Blake Garfield and his family, including founders Jeff and Wanda Garfield and Blake’s wife Krystal, have long been dedicated to championing small business interests. From addressing issues with the state Department of Revenue to advocating for legislation supporting injured workers, Blake’s commitment to the retail sector is unwavering. His efforts have extended to federal advocacy, including engaging with Senator Patty Murray’s office on credit card swipe fee concerns.

Locally, the Garfields have made significant contributions to public safety and community support, including leadership roles in the Seattle Celebrate Wallingford Neighborhood non-profit. Their dedication exemplifies the spirit of small business advocacy, making Blake Garfield a standout candidate for the America’s Retail Champion 2024 award.

Stay tuned for more updates as Blake and Renée travel to the nation’s capital to participate in this distinguished event.


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