Nancy Dennis

Nancy Dennis
Alabama Has New Gun Law

Alabama Has New Gun Law

Read for Links to Gun-Related Posters, Sample Gun Policy for Your Store and Video Links Related to the New Gun Law and Workplace Violence A new law governing gun rights in Alabama took effect Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Your Alabama…

2013 Session Summary

2013 Session Summary

The Alabama Legislature applied the brakes slightly in the 2013 regular session to the dizzying pace at which it had been enacting legislation during the current term. Fewer bills were introduced and fewer were enacted. Even so, more than 400…

December 2012 Tornadoes

Fourteen different tornadoes, some of which crossed county lines, hit south Alabama on Christmas Day 2012. Three tornadoes hit Lowndes County, the most in any one county. Mobile and Pike counties were the hardest hit areas. (On Dec. 20, an…

Regional Shoe Store President Earns Bronze Title

Regional Shoe Store President Earns Bronze Title

BIRMINGHAM – The Alabama Retail Association, in cooperation with the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Business, today recognized 18 outstanding Alabama retailers representing 13 retail businesses with operations in 29 Alabama cities and 16 states as “Retailers of the…

2012 Session Summary

2012 Session Summary

In the second year of the legislative term, the Alabama Legislature introduced and enacted more bills than it did in its record-breaking first year in office. During the regular session that ended May 16, 2012, and the special session that…

2011 Session Summary

2011 Session Summary

A reconfigured Alabama Legislature hit the ground running and never stopped during the regular session that ended June 9, 2011. More Alabama Retail Association supported legislation than ever became law. Seven items on Alabama Retail’s 2011 Legislative Agenda along with…

Mountain Brook Pizzeria is Bronze Retailer of the Year

Mountain Brook Pizzeria is Bronze Retailer of the Year

BIRMINGHAM – The Alabama Retail Association (ARA) in cooperation with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Business today recognized 12 outstanding Alabama retailers representing 10 retail businesses as “Retailers of the Year.” The presentations were made at…

CARD Act of 2009

CARD Act of 2009

U.S. Federal Reserve rules relating to gift card and gift certificate expiration dates and fees, whether sold by a merchant, shopping center or credit-card company, took effect Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, for all gift cards and gift certificates. These rules…

2010 Session Summary

2010 Session Summary

In 2010, your Alabama Retail Association governmental affairs team scoured the more than 1,300 bills introduced during the regular session of the Alabama Legislature in an effort to protect your business. Alabama Retail advocates for legislation that benefits your business,…

2009 Session Summary

2009 Session Summary

Each year, your Alabama Retail Association governmental affairs team scours the more than 1,000 bills introduced during a regular session of the Alabama Legislature to protect your business. Alabama Retail advocates for legislation that will benefit your business, while protecting retailers from…