Strength comes from unity.
Protection comes from VRMA.

Retailers must realize that the battle against threatening legislation and taxes will become more difficult in years to come. The retail industry must maintain its unity and strength at the grassroots level to wage those battles successfully. Our strength lies in our members being a unified front with a well heard voice.

About Us

VRMA... Your partner in retailing. Virginia Retail Merchants Association, the professional association of the Virginia retail industry was founded for the purpose of improving the business climate for the retail industry in Virginia. Our members are as diverse as the products they sell. We represent all size retailers across the commonwealth.

Benefits + Services

Membership doesn't cost... it pays! Save on shipping and credit card processing. Offer you employees group rate benefits at no cost to you. Invest in your employees with high quality, low cost training hundreds of retailers are already using. We have a program for every retailer - so start saving today!

Legislative Representation

Protecting your future - VRMA is your voice. The VRMA has been serving the retail community in the legislative arena since 1905. Our strong presence before the General Assembly and throughout the year before its various committees and the states' administrative bodies has made the VRMA the most influential association that works solely on behalf of the retail industry. We have 7 registered lobbyists and each year we influence hundreds of important issues.

Industry

The Retail Industry is the largest private employer in the state. The sales tax applied to our industry is the largest single contributor to Virginia's budget. With over 100,000 retailers in Virginia we are the life blood of the Commonwealth.

Event Calendar

Making connections and keeping you informed. Mark your calendar and register for VRMA's upcoming events or check for important dates such as sales tax holidays.


  • Combined Sales Tax Holidays - August 4-7, 2017

Contact Us

Our Address
Virginia Retail Merchants Association
1025 Boulders Parkway, Suite 110
N. Chesterfield, VA 23225

Phone: (804) 649-0789
Fax: (804) 644-8762
Email: vrma@virginiaretail.org

Members Only

Be a part of it! As a member of VRMA we keep you up to date. As a member you receive access to this section. Review recent legislative action, VRMA's legislative positions, important archives, and other resources, like the It’s the Law section.

Directions

DIRECTIONS FROM RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT USING THE DOWNTOWN EXPRESSWAY (FASTEST ROUTE, REQUIRES 2 TOLLS):

Approximate driving time: 15-20 minutes. From the terminal, follow signs for I-64. Proceed through the stop light, crossing over Williamsburg Road and look for overhead signs for 64 West to Richmond. Take 64 West to Richmond. (This will be the second right.) Continue on 64 West until you see the Richmond Skyline. Once you see downtown, look for the exit for I-95 South toward Petersburg (This is a left exit).

Once on I-95 South, look for the exit for the Downtown Expressway/Powhite Parkway (it will be one of the first exits you come to). DO NOT miss this exit as you will find yourself on the way to Petersburg.

Once on the Downtown Expressway, head toward the Powhite Parkway by bearing left after the toll plaza ($.70 toll).

Continue on the Powhite Parkway. You will cross the river and go through a second $.70 toll plaza.

When leaving the toll plaza continue on the Powhite Parkway. [DO NOT TAKE THE EXITS FOR CHIPPENHAM PARKWAY]

Take the Second Jahnke Road exit >> Jahnke Road East (686 East). [There is an H to indicate a hospital at this exit.]

Stay in the right-hand lane when exiting the parkway and then take the first right (at the stoplight) onto Boulders Parkway.

Turn left into the first driveway/entrance on your left as you crest the top of the hill. Bear right as you enter the parking area to get to Boulders V.

DIRECTIONS FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE:

Take 64 East to Richmond. Take Exit 186 – 195 South /Laburnum Ave. / Powhite Pkwy. Continue on 195 South/Powhite Pkwy (76). You will cross the River and go through a $.70 toll. When leaving the toll plaza continue on the Powhite Pkwy. [DO NOT TAKE THE EXIT FOR CHIPPENHAM PARKWAY] Take the Second Jahnke Road exit – Jahnke Road East (686 East). [There is an “H” to indicate a hospital at this exit. Turn right onto Jahnke Road (686 East). Stay in the right-hand lane and take the first right (at the stoplight) onto Boulder Pkwy. Turn left into the first driveway/entrance on your left as you crest the top of the hill. Bear right as you enter the parking area to get to Boulders V.

DIRECTIONS FROM WASHINGTON, DC – VIA I95:

Take I-95 South to Richmond. [Do not take the exit for 295 to Charlottesville]. Take Exit 79 – 195/Powhite Parkway and I-64 West to Charlottesville and stay in the left lane. Bear left and take the exit for 195/Powhite Pkwy. Continue on 195 South/Powhite Pkwy (76). You will cross the River and go through a $.70 toll. When leaving the toll plaza continue on the Powhite Pkwy. [DO NOT TAKE THE EXIT FOR CHIPPENHAM PARKWAY] Take the Second Jahnke Road exit – Jahnke Road East (686 East). [There is an “H” to indicate a hospital at this exit. Turn right onto Jahnke Road (686 East). Stay in the right-hand lane and take the first right (at the stoplight) onto Boulder Pkwy. Turn left into the first driveway/entrance on your left as you crest the top of the hill. Bear right as you enter the parking area to get to Boulders V.