Helping retailers throughout Greater Hampton Roads

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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Are you a local love-vah?

Tap into your evangelistic passion and support for local businesses to manage our Buy Local “LOVEVA” program. We are searching for a fulltime member to join the Retail Alliance Team. The aim is to grow our membership in a program that will help build our Hampton Roads economy and connect consumers with local businesses. This […]

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The Corner Post: Diffusing a Difficult Situation

Regardless of the business we all have had our encounters with disgruntled customers. In retail it’s inevitable, no matter how wonderful your products are or how committed you are to provide the best customer service, problems do occur. Try to diffuse a difficult situation with the following tips: Stay Calm and Non Emotional – When […]

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