North Carolina Retail Merchants Association

29May 2014

Raleigh, NC (May 29, 2014) – The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA), a nonprofit trade association, applauds the North Carolina General Assembly’s action to fix the business license tax inequity that has plagued job creators since the late 1990s. Today, with bi-partisan support, the General Assembly overwhelmingly passed HB 1050“Omnibus Tax Law Changes” that will repeal the […]

24Apr 2014

Raleigh, NC (April 24, 2014) – The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) in conjunction with the National Retail Federation (NRF) is announcing a new initiative to broaden and enhance perceptions of the retail industry in North Carolina. The campaign is an extension of NRF’s This is Retail campaign, which was launched in 2012 to boost the profile of retail and […]

04Mar 2014

Raleigh, NC (March 4, 2014) – The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) joined other North Carolina companies to sponsor the 24th Annual Marketing Summit at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem. The Association recognized the MVP undergraduate student with a $1,000 award. The student-run case competition is an annual event sponsored by Wake Forest University’s […]

30Jan 2014

Raleigh, NC (January 30, 2014) – Retail sales were higher than expected for December, and the outlook for 2014 is optimistic.  In fact, local economists estimate between 2.5 and 2.8 million U.S. jobs will be created this year.  In North Carolina, approximately 100,000 new jobs are expected and many of these will be in retail.Businesses estimate […]