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Kentucky Retail Federation
Offices: Frankfort, Kentucky
Celebrating more than 60 years' service to Kentucky's retailing community, the Kentucky Retail Federation continues a tradition of active involvement in the issues that impact retailers across the Commonwealth. KRF's mission is to enhance the retail climate in Kentucky through: legislative and regulatory activity, Information and education to members and the general public, and member services. The Federation offers a complete line of services designed to increase the bottom line.


Louisiana Retailers Association
Offices: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
It's 2,000 plus members across the state, the Association represent over 4,000 storefronts. Our industry provides over 330,000 jobs to Louisiana's citizens. Since 1946, the Louisiana Retailers Association has taken an active role in providing member businesses with beneficial resources. The Louisiana Retailers Association represents all grocers since merging with the Louisiana Grocers Association.


Maine Merchants Association (MMA)
Offices: Augusta, Maine
Maine Merchants Association has a membership encompassing both large and small merchants, including "Main Street" retailers and national chains. The membership is diverse and also includes small manufacturers, jewelers, and building supply companies, among other sectors. The MMA represents the interests of individual merchants before the Main Legislature and serves as a link between state government and Maine retailers.
Maryland Retailers Association (MRA)
Offices: Annapolis, Maryland
The Maryland Retailers Association, consisting of over 700 members at some 1,400 locations, is the retail community's major statewide trade association in Maryland. MRA is a diverse and broad based organization covering all segments of the retail industry. Within the MRA organization are the Maryland-Delaware-Washington, DC Jewelers Association, Maryland Home Furnishings Association, Maryland Antiques Council and the Food Dealers Council.
Michigan Retailers Association (MRA)
Offices: Lansing, Michigan
The Michigan Retailers Association is the unified voice of Michigan's retail industry. Retailers provide more than $128 billion worth of goods and services annually to consumers in Michigan and employ 855,000 Michiganians—almost one in five jobs in Michigan's economy. MRA provides aggressive legislative representation and a wide range of profit-boosting services to more than 5,500 member retail businesses, which own and operate more than 12,000 stores across the state.
Minnesota Retailers Association (MnRA)
Offices: Saint Paul, Minnesota
As a Minnesota organization structured to support the retail industry exclusively, the power of representing independent retailers (such as family-owned gift and furniture stores, shoe and sporting goods stores, men's and women's apparel stores, book and stationery stores), as well as the major chain department stores, specialty stores, drugstores, and restaurants is unsurpassed and continues to impact new laws enacted by each legislative session in favor of free market enterprise.
Missouri Retailers Association (MRA)
Offices: Jefferson City, Missouri
The Missouri Retailers Association, established in 1933 by a group of retailers sharing similar concerns and interests, is dedicated to serving the needs of retailers statewide. MRA member services feature a variety of money saving cost control programs tailored to the needs of the retail industry. A full-time staff in Jefferson City ensures that the voice of retailing is heard in state government. Publications and media contacts keep the public and the retail industry informed of issues concerning retailing in Missouri.
Montana Retail Association (MRA)
Offices: Billings, Montana
The Montana Retail Association is a vibrant, professional trade group dedicated to being the voice of retailers in the Montana Legislature and, through our affiliated national associations, the nation's capital. The MRA is comprised of retailers of all sizes, from local retailers (95%) to national chains. The MRA is an umbrella organization for three other associations; the Montana Tire Dealers Association, the Montana Equipment Dealers Association, and the Montana Restaurant Association.