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Whitlock First Retailer Ever to Repeat as State’s Top Retailer

Whitlock First Retailer Ever to Repeat as State’s Top Retailer

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

Salon/Spa Defies Economy, Takes Silver Retailer Award

Salon/Spa Defies Economy, Takes Silver Retailer Award

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

Mountain Brook Entrepreneur is Gold Retailer of the Year

Mountain Brook Entrepreneur is Gold Retailer of the Year

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

ARA/UAB Name Retailers of the Year and Centennial Retailers

ARA/UAB Name Retailers of the Year and Centennial Retailers

Photos upon request Winner names link to full releases on each winner 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…

Decatur Jeweler Earns Gold Retailer of the Year Award

Decatur Jeweler Earns Gold Retailer of the Year Award

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

Father and Son Game Retailers are Bronze Retailers

Father and Son Game Retailers are Bronze Retailers

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

Prattville Mom and Pop Gift Store Owners are Silver Retailers

Prattville Mom and Pop Gift Store Owners are Silver Retailers

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

Specialty Lingerie Retailer Takes Gold Retailer Award

Specialty Lingerie Retailer Takes Gold Retailer Award

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

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,…