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10Feb 17

Repealing Durbin amendment will hurt small retailers

February 10, 2017 By: Andy Ellen, President and General Counsel, NC Retail Merchants Association and Gary Harris, Executive Director, NC Petroleum and Convenience Marketers Every retailer and restaurant in the Triangle…

09Nov 16

Shop the Stores that Support Communities

Hurricane Matthew hit North Carolina harder than anyone could have imagined. Millions of North Carolinians were affected either by wind damage, power outages or flooding. While none of us ever…

25Nov 15

Some Shoppers, Businesses Opting out of Black Friday

RALEIGH—While many retailers are gearing up for Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales this week, some businesses and shoppers are taking the opposite approach. Christie Burris with the North Carolina Retail…

25Nov 15

Businesses brace for Black Friday

LUMBERTON — Retailers across Robeson County are bracing for the barrage of bargain hunters on Black Friday. Associates at the Belk store in Lumberton have spent the past three weeks…

19Nov 15

Merchants group outlines holiday expectations

The NC Retail Merchants Association has information about seasonal hiring, retail sales and the new credit cards with embedded chips. The good news is retail outlets are hiring for the…

12Aug 15

Sales steady despite lack of tax-free holiday

MOREHEAD CITY — Although North Carolina no longer participates in the sales tax holiday weekend, area retailers say they have not been hurt in its absence. Johnny Peterson, store manager…

06Jul 15

Wine is good-to-go with the NC Legislature

The following column was written by the North Carolina Retailers Association: A new bill has passed that gives customers more refill options for growlers, and it promises to benefit North…

24Jun 15

Lawmakers Prepare for Lengthy Budget Negotiation

RALEIGH—State lawmakers are getting ready to settle in and begin what is anticipated to be a very lengthy budget negotiation. Before it starts, the House Finance Committee is digging into…

28May 15

Triangle Business Journal – People on the Move

Congratulation to Gregory Floyd!   Piggly Wiggly is a longtime supporter of N.C. Retail Merchants Association! Date added:May 28, 2015 Submission Type:Professional Recognition Current employer:Owner and operator of Piggly Wiggly…

22May 15

Lowes Foods Recognized As A Retailer Of The Year By NCRMA

The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) recently honored four leading retail businesses, including Lowes Foods, with Retailer of the Year Awards. The awards were presented during NCRMA’s Annual Retail Refresh “lunch-and-learn” event held at the…

18May 15

Business Notes: May 20

Kudos The Walgreens district office in Morrisville was one of four businesses to earn the 2015 Retailer of the Year Award of the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association. Read more…

14May 15

Junior League hosts yard sale on Saturday

The Bargain Box, a project of the Junior League of Greensboro, will hold its first yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Junior League headquarters, 3101…

Press Releases
17Apr 17

The Border Adjustment Tax Threatens Tax Reform

Op-Ed by: Andy Ellen President, NC Retail Merchants Association There’s a proposal in Washington that takes direct aim at America’s most important job-producing industry with one trillion dollars in new…

11Apr 17

BAT Would Increase Costs on Consumers and Jeopardize Jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2017 CONTACT Press Event: AAP, Local Business and Political Leaders Call on North Carolina’s Congressional Delegation to Oppose the Border Adjustment Tax BAT Would Increase…

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