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RACHEL MICHELIN, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF CALIFORNIA RETAILERS ASSOCIATION, LAUNCHES STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN TO PROTECT OUR NEIGHBORHOODS FROM RETAIL CRIMES IN CALIFORNIA

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As a direct response to the growing crisis of organized retail crime (ORC), California Retailers Association President and CEO, Rachel Michelin, announced the launch of a new statewide coalition — Californians for Safe Stores and Neighborhoods. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE Read excerpts of “Special Report: Fight Against Organized Crime” from Fox11 News with Elex Michaelson and …

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California Retailers Association Releases Statement in Response to State Budget Proposal

Sacramento, CA – The following statement can be attributed to Rachel Michelin, President & CEO, California Retailers Association.“On behalf of retailers across California, I want to thank Governor Newsom for his commitment to addressing the growing problem of organized retail crime (ORC) in his budget. “ORC is on the rise across the country and California …

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CRA Responds to Governor Newsom’s “Real Public Safety Plan”

The following statement can be attributed to Rachel Michelin, President & CEO, California Retailers Association “On behalf of retailers across California, I want to thank Governor Newsom for his commitment to addressing the growing problem of organized retail crime (ORC). “ORC is on the rise across the country and California is one of the hardest-hit …

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KTXL FOX40: CEO of California Retailer’s Association discusses supply chain impact on holiday shopping

Two weeks before Halloween may be too early for some to start thinking about their Christmas shopping list, but with ongoing supply chain problems caused by the pandemic, it may not be early enough. With big-box stores already feeling the pinch of not having what they need, president and CEO of the California Retailer’s Association Rachel Michelin joined …

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CRA Joins More Than 35 Statewide, Regional, and Local Organizations Urging all 58 California Counties to Unite Behind the State’s June 15 Reopening Date

Today, more than 35 statewide, regional, and local organizations sent a letter to all 58 California counties urging local leaders to unite behind the state’s June 15 reopening date. The message from business leaders, veterans, social justice advocates, and local chambers was clear — it’s time to rally behind Governor Newsom’s reopening plan and move …

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CRA President Rachel Michelin Responds to Governor Newsom’s support of Proposition 15

Sacramento, CA – September 12, 2020 – The California Retailers Association President Rachel Michelin made the following statement regarding Governor Newsom’s support of Proposition 15.  “I am disappointed that Governor Newsom announced today that he supports an $11.5-billion property tax increase—the largest in state history—while millions of Californians remain unemployed. For retailers, this means either higher property …

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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin Speaks with KCBS Radio in San Francisco about Major Retailers Including Best Buy and Starbucks Requiring Masks in Stores Nationwide

As the push to wear masks and face coverings continues, retailers are often finding themselves in the middle.   Starting today Best Buy and Starbucks will require masks in stores nationwide, even in states or cities that don’t require them to do so. For more KCBS Radio’s Stan Bunger talked with Rachel Michelin, President and …

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CRA President and CEO Speaks to NBC Bay Area “COVID at Work – State Sees 30% Rise in Safety Complaints”

By Candice Nguyen, Michael Horn, Jeremy Carroll and Kevin Nious  Published July 2, 2020 • Updated on July 3, 2020 at 9:08 am … California Retailers Association President Rachel Michelin believes part of the problem is that businesses aren’t always clear which guidelines to follow between the CDC, Cal/OSHA, and local county health departments.   “We want to play by the rules. We want to …

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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin on Fox40 News:

by: Sonseeahray Tonsall Posted: May 5, 2020 / 02:28 PM PDT / Updated: May 5, 2020 / 02:28 PM PDT California Retailer’s Association President and CEO Rachel Michelin discusses how the state’s retailers are adapting to curbside pickup and eventual plans to safely reopen. WATCH

CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin in Associated Press: With social distance, California’s virus forecast brightens

Adam Beam, Associated Press Updated 11:19 pm EDT, Friday, April 10, 2020 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s top public health official said for the first time Friday that the coronavirus might not be as devastating as state officials had feared and Gavin Newsom revealed his administration now is planning for how to reopen the state. Business groups are …

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