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Alabama Retail seeks nominations for state’s best retailers

Alabama Retail seeks nominations for state’s best retailers

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Retail Association will accept nominations for the 2019 Retailer of the Year awards through Monday, May 13. This prestigious award, begun in 1999, recognizes outstanding retailers who have demonstrated a blend of sound and innovative business…

Eighth annual severe weather sales tax holiday set for Feb. 22-24

Eighth annual severe weather sales tax holiday set for Feb. 22-24

MONTGOMERY – From Friday, Feb. 22, to Sunday, Feb. 24, Alabama will observe its eighth annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. The Alabama Retail Association encourages Alabamians to restock emergency supplies in homes, workplaces and vehicles during this three-day…

Third-generation furniture chain president named to ARA board

Third-generation furniture chain president named to ARA board

Shane Spiller, president of Spiller Furniture & Mattress, has been elected to the Alabama Retail Association’s board of directors. His two-year term begins Jan. 1. Spiller Furniture & Mattress, a regional 14-store home furnishing chain that has been in operation for…

New owner of Monograms Plus of Cullman joins ARA board

New owner of Monograms Plus of Cullman joins ARA board

Lynsey Todd, co-owner and operator of Monograms Plus of Cullman, has been elected to the Alabama Retail Association’s board of directors. Her two-year term begins Jan. 1. Monograms Plus, a 9,000-square-foot jewelry, gift and apparel shop that offers onsite monogramming, opened in…

Midtown Pizza Kitchen owner elected to ARA board

Midtown Pizza Kitchen owner elected to ARA board

Will Meacham, owner of Midtown Pizza Kitchen in Montgomery and Prattville, has been elected to the Alabama Retail Association’s board of directors. His two-year term begins Jan. 1. Midtown Pizza Kitchen is a family friendly restaurant serving pizza, pastas, salads, sandwiches…