• Your LOVEVA is here!

    Your LOVEVA is here!

    Local businesses are the heartbeat of our community. We want your business involved! Your LOVEVA is here with an app and website. Check out the website version at www.bealocalloveva.com   [Continue Reading]

  • Retailer of the Year 2014 Winners Announced!

    Retailer of the Year 2014 Winners Announced!

    Retail Alliance announced the winners for this year’s Retailer of the Year Awards (ROTYs) at a gala celebration on Thursday night, May 22 2014, at the Wells Theatre in Downtown Norfolk. Check... [Continue Reading]

  • Member Spotlight: Groomingdale's

    Member Spotlight: Groomingdale's

    Buying an existing business and inheriting its practices, both good and bad, has its challenges. We discuss these, and other things, with Groomingdale’s owner, Chrystal Ward. When was your business established? Groomingdale’s... [Continue Reading]

  • Member Spotlight: Bead Retreat

    Member Spotlight: Bead Retreat

    Now celebrating their fourth year in business, Bead Retreat provides custom handmade jewelry from their Newport News store, as well as materials and tools for customers to design their own. They offer... [Continue Reading]

  • Member Spotlight: The Point

    Member Spotlight: The Point

    Starting a unique concept of Fresh Farm to Table at a brand new restaurant was a dream The Point owners brought to reality in August 2013. We talked to co-owner Cat Kane... [Continue Reading]

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The Retail Alliance, formerly known as the Retail Merchants Association of Tidewater, is a 501(c)6 non-profit trade association serving the interests of local retailers in greater Hampton Roads. The organization promotes and supports the healthy growth of retail businesses and trade through education, advocacy and member benefits.

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December 11, 2014 – December 11, 2014 838 Granby Street Map and Directions | Register Description: The Virginia Retail Federation PAC Fundraiser will be held in the evening from 4:00-8:00 pm on December 11, 2014. This will be during Retail Alliance’s Holiday Open House. There will be food, fun and networking for our members to enjoy. […]

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Events flyer September and October 2014

Look Out For These Upcoming Events

Check out the events we’ve got planned for September and October 2014. Download the flyer by clicking here or view the events in the embedded image below.  

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