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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin Discusses Current State of CA Supply Chain with Northern California Record

“We all benefit from a supply chain that is running efficiently and effectively, and we need to get back to making sure we have a stellar goods management system in California. Meeting all of the state’s environmental goals is getting complicated by regulatory uncertainty.” Read More Learn more about how retailers are optimizing their supply …

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California bill aims to protect retail businesses and the public amid spike in smash-and-grab thefts

CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin responds to new California bill that aims to protect retail businesses and the public amid spike in smash-and-grab thefts “This is about our employees and our stores. It’s about our customers who are shopping and it’s about the neighborhoods in which retailers invest in. And we’re seeing more and …

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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin Speaks with KTVU-TV Bay Area About Major Retail Brands Threatening to Close Stores Over Rampant Retail Theft

“A Walgreens, a Target, a Walmart, they also include pharmacies. So, they’re also part of our healthcare system,” said California Retailers Association President Rachel Michelin. “There are hundreds of small retailers that are closing their doors every day because of retail theft as well,” said Michelin. Prop 47, which passed in 2014, enacted many crucial …

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CRA President and CEO Responds to Homeless, Shoplifters Blamed for Big Lots Closing in Citrus Heights

“Nothing they can do about it”: Homeless, shoplifters blamed for Big Lots closing in Citrus Heights BY MARLEE GINTERDECEMBER 1, 2022 / 10:55 PM / CBS SACRAMENTO Rachel Michelin, the president of the California Retailers Association, isn’t surprised. She said retail theft is rampant right now. CBS13 talked with her exactly one year ago when we …

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California INFORM Consumers Act Signed Into Law

The following statement can be attributed to California Retailers Association President and CEO Rachel Michelin:  SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 301 (Skinner), California’s version of the federal INFORM Consumers Act now pending in Congress, a measure strongly supported by the California Retailers Association and passed by the State Legislature with zero opposition. SB 301 …

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The Mercury News op-ed: To protect supply chain, independent truckers need clarity

By ROB LAPSLEY, RACHEL MICHELIN and ERIC SAUER | PUBLISHED: July 30, 2022 at 5:05 a.m. | UPDATED: August 1, 2022 at 4:34 a.m. The imminent imposition of AB 5 on the trucking industry triggered the recent shutdowns at California ports, including Oakland. AB5 codified the employee classification test under the landmark 2018 Dynamex decision. This change significantly narrows the circumstances for someone to …

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CRA President Addresses Retail Theft with Loss Prevention Magazine

The California Retailers Association continues to push for much-needed reforms to protect retailers’ employees, customers and neighborhoods from rampant and dangerous retail crime and the hits keep coming!  Recently, Rachel Michelin, president and CEO of the California Retailers Association joined a podcast with the nationally acclaimed Loss Prevention Magazine to discuss what is happening in California with regards to retail theft …

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CRA President and CEO Speaks with KNX News Radio Los Angeles on State Retailer Efforts to Combat Organized Crime

Rachel Michelin: “ORC is a growing problem and we are seeing the level of violence increase in California. CRA is collaborating with the California Organized Retail Crime Association (CalORCA) to educate policymakers, law enforcement, district attorneys and other stakeholders so we can all get on the same page. There’s a lot of finger pointing on …

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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin to Speak at NRF Protect 2022

Bigger Challenges Demand Better Solutions The world has changed, and the face of retail security looks different than it did a year ago. Protecting customers, employees and organization has always been essential. When faced with new challenges, loss prevention and cyber risk leaders must rise to the occasion. NRF PROTECT will address changing threats with …

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