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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
- April 23, 2013 - Dinner with Legislators
Virginia Retail Merchants Association
701 E. Franklin St., Suite 809
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 649-0789
Toll Free: 800-232-VRMA (8762)
Fax: (804) 644-8762
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.
April 17-18, 2013 – NGA/FIAE/FMI Day in Washington
April 23, 2013 – Dinner with Legislators
April 24, 2013 – Spring Board Meeting
May 7-8, 2013 – NRF Washington Leadership Conference
May 25-31, 2013 – Hurricane & Emergency Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
July 1, 2013 – Bills become effective
August 2-4, 2013 – Back to School Sales Tax Holiday
September 26-27, 2013 – Annual Meeting & VARPAC Auction
October 11 – 14, 2013 – Energy Star & WaterSense Sales Tax Holiday