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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin Talks with Fox40 in Sacramento; Previews Safe Shopping For All Campaign

Interview: Indoor retail shopping resumes at limited capacity “From our perspective, retail is one of the safest industries, it’s one of the safest places to go. Retailers up and down the state have invested millions of dollars in safety precautions. Retailers were on the cutting edge of implementing the mandate on face coverings even before …

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CRA President and CEO Speaks to ABC Bay Area on How Back-to-School Shopping Will Look Different Amid Pandemic

By Lauren MartinezThursday, July 30, 2020 7:12PM SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Parents and students aren’t sure what to expect as they gear up to return to school. Back-to-school shopping has now changed from traditional supplies to electronics. Rachel Michelin, President California Retailers Association, says parents are investing more because of how abruptly school ended last year. …

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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 Rachel Michelin Responds to Associated Press Story on Expectation for Governor Newsom to ‘tighten things up’ as Coronavirus Cases Rise

by ADAM BEAM Associated PressTuesday, June 30th 2020 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With coronavirus cases surging, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that he plans to “tighten things up” when it comes to the state’s stay-at-home order ahead of a busy Fourth of July weekend. California has confirmed close to 223,000 infections, a nearly 50% increase over …

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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin in The Real Deal (LA’s Real Estate News) Lawsuits Being the Next Crisis for LA Malls

Lawyers advise on retailers facing potential lawsuits TRD LOS ANGELES /June 22, 2020 11:15 AMBy Matthew Blake and Sasha Jones In Jacksonville Beach, Florida, 16 employees and patrons of an Irish pub were infected with coronavirus in just one evening. And in suburban Chicago, Walmart was sued by the family of an ex-employee who died after she allegedly contracted coronavirus at work. …

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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin Testifies on CPRA Ballot Initiative

CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin testified in the Assembly Privacy Committee today during an informational hearing on the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) ballot initiative, which, if passed in November, would significantly expand privacy regulations and business liability in the existing California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). A ballot initiative is of great concern for …

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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin in CalMatters: Collateral damage: Can small businesses survive this “double whammy”?

BY BEN CHRISTOPHER , REBECCA SOHN PUBLISHED: JUNE 5, 2020 IN SUMMARY The timing couldn’t be worse for small businesses in California just starting to reopen from the pandemic, then damaged amid anti-racism uprisings. …In a week of peaceful protest against police violence, politically motivated vandalism and arson, and opportunistic theft, Show-Anderson’s academy, like many small businesses across the state, has become …

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CRA Issues Statement in Response to George Floyd Demonstrations in California

CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin Issues Statement on George Floyd Demonstrations in California Sacramento, CA – June 01, 2020 – California Retailers Association President Rachel Michelin issued the following statement in response to the George Floyd demonstrations in California. This past weekend was a difficult one for California and the rest of the country. But in the …

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CRA President and CEO Rachel Michelin responds to Split-Roll Initiative Ballot Qualification

Courthouse News Service NICK CAHILL MAY 29, 2020 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — The coronavirus pandemic and California’s shattered finances have injected urgency into an initiative that qualified for the November ballot Friday which — if passed — would reform the state’s landmark property tax code to raise billions for cash-strapped schools and counties. California Secretary …

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