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Associate Membership Program

Reach California’s largest retailers through a respected source, the California Retailers Association.  CRA represents California’s retail industry operating 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.

Associate membership is available to non-retail companies who have a business relationship with California retailers, including manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, law firms, service providers, suppliers and vendors.

CRA covers a broad range of issues on behalf of their members including:  alcoholic beverages, automotive, banking, employer issues, energy, environmental, food/food safety, gasoline, health care, land use, loss prevention/safety, pharmacy, privacy/credit, recycling/product stewardship, tax/enterprise zone, tobacco, unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation and others.

A sampling of CRA retail members:

  • Mass Merchandisers (Target, Wal-Mart, Kmart, Amway)
  • Department Stores (Macys, Gap, Sears, JCPenney, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom)
  • Fast Food Restaurants (Jack in the Box, KFC, Taco Bell)
  • Convenience Stores (7-Eleven)
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores (Safeway, Ralphs, SUPERVALU, Raley’s, Trader Joe’s, Stater Bros.,
        Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets)
  • Chain Drug Stores (Rite Aid, CVS, Walgreens)
  • Specialty Retailers  (Best Buy, Home Depot, Lowe’s, LensCrafters, AutoZone, Ethan Allen, Les Schwab,
        Payless Shoe Source, Petsmart, Office Depot, Staples, Crate & Barrel, RadioShack)

Associate membership benefits include:

  • Bi-weekly electronic updates through The Golden State Report.  This succinct newsletter provides the
        latest information on pending legislative and regulatory activity;
  • It’s A Law and It’s A Law: Pharmacy are the only publications summarizing all new retail-related laws to help
        you stay in compliance.  These annuals are exclusive to CRA members;
  • Special mailings, issue alerts and updates as appropriate;
  • Participation at CRA’s Annual Meeting and/or the Public Affairs Meeting;
  • Sponsorship opportunities at CRA’s Annual Meeting and/or Public Affairs Meeting;
  • Staff services to answer questions and provide assistance;
  • Coming in 2011:  Advertising opportunities via the Golden State Report, It’s A Law publications and website.

Call Jill Rulon, CRA, today for further information at (916)443-1975 or complete the inquiry form below.

Apply for California Retailers Association Membership

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

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