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About CRA

The California Retailers Association is the only statewide trade association representing all segments of the retail industry including general merchandise, department stores, mass merchandisers, fast food restaurants, convenience stores, supermarkets and grocery stores, chain drug, and specialty retail such as auto, vision, jewelry, hardware and home stores.

For 78 years, CRA has worked on behalf of California’s retail industry which currently operates over 164,200 stores with sales in excess of $571 billion annually and employing 2,776,000 people—nearly one fifth of California’s total employment.

CRA's mission is to provide effective representation of its diverse membership base through legislative and administrative advocacy.

CRA Board Member Companies

7-Eleven, Inc.

Altria Client Services, Inc.


Best Buy Company

Crate & Barrel

CVS Caremark


Gap Inc.

GE Money

J.C. Penney Co., Inc.

Kohl's Department Stores, Inc.



PetSmart, Inc.


Ralphs Grocery Company

Rite Aid Corporation

Safeway Inc.

Sears Holdings Corp.


Target Corporation

The Home Depot USA

The Irvine Company

Unified Western Grocers

United Parcel Service

Walgreen Company

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Yum! Brands, Inc.


CRA is a member of the following:

  • Member, Californians Against Higher Taxes
  • Member, Californians Against Higher Property Taxes
  • Member, The Thursday Group
  • Member, Coalition for Reform and Transparency (CERT)

California Retailers Association
980 9th Street, Suite 2100
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 443-1975 – Telephone
(916) 441-4218 – Fax