Archives for March 2017

Retail Alliance to Honor W.T. Patrick & Sons with 2017 “Lifetime Achievement Award” at Retailer of the Year Event

Retail Alliance, the non-profit association representing retailers throughout Hampton Roads, announced today that W.T. Patrick & Sons (dba Patrick’s Hardware) is the recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement award at their Retailer of the Year event on May 25, 2017.  The award will be presented to owner Cary E. Patrick. “W.T. Patrick & Sons has… [Read More]

Virginia Retail Federation Helps Expand Online Sales Tax Collection

The Virginia Retail Federation (VRF) has successfully helped further level the playing field in Virginia between brick-and-mortar merchants and their online peers. During the 2017 Virginia General Assembly session, VRF advocates and their coalition business partners fully supported Governor Terry McAuliffe’s legislative proposal to require out-of-state online merchants using warehouses or fulfillment centers in Virginia… [Read More]

Legislative Update Q2 2017: The General Assembly Highlights

The 2017 Regular Session of the Virginia General Assembly adjourned Saturday, February 25th. This was an extremely successful session for VRF members. You are represented every day at the Capitol during the General Assembly Session by the lobbying team of Kate Baker and Jodi Roth. Your VRF team worked diligently to defeat bills that would… [Read More]