Retail Retail 2020: Coronavirus Resources Megan Way 2020-07-06T15:05:59-04:00
CORONAVIRUS & PHASE 3 RESOURCES FOR RETAILERS
Retail Merchants is working with Virginia Retail Federation and Retail Alliance to band together to propose legislative initiatives and government relief packages that are vital to keeping this important sector intact.
Last week, Governor Northam began the process of rolling back most of the measures put in place last year to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Northam lifted Virginia’s universal indoor mask mandate immediately and announced that Virginia will
On Tuesday, President Biden signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act of 2021, extending the program until May 31.
Why is this important?
The Paycheck Protection Program was set to expire on March 31, this bill continues the program for two additional months through May 31. In addition, the bill extends the authorization period for the PPP loans until the end of June, providing the Small Business Administration additional time to process the applications.
Governor Northam has signed the Tax Conformity legislation into law. Due to the emergency clause, the legislation goes into effect immediately and is retroactive. This means that it will not be necessary to file an extension on your taxes to accommodate the typical July legislation start date in order to
Megan Way 2021-03-25T14:54:48-04:00 March 25th, 2021|
Employees across all 11 of Virginia’s Department of Health frontline essential worker groups are eligible
As of this week, the Henrico County and City of Richmond Health Districts have opened vaccine eligibility to include all of 1A, 1B, as well as all employees included among Virginia’s Department of Health frontline essential
Megan Way 2021-03-11T14:10:52-05:00 March 11th, 2021|
This is part one of a four-part marketing workshop series. Join fellow local retailers as Co-Founder of Workshop Digital, Andrew Miller, shares a practical checklist to ensure your website is ready to capitalize on the increase of e-commerce sales this holiday season.
Megan Way 2020-11-18T15:37:20-05:00 November 18th, 2020|
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide helpful relief to the small business community.
Join fellow local retailers as Co-Founder of Workshop Digital, Andrew Miller, shares a practical checklist to ensure your website is ready to capitalize on the increase of e-commerce sales this holiday season.
In this marketing workshop, you’ll get a clear view of:
Ideas to increase online conversions
Practical ways to strengthen your e-commerce website
Quick e-commerce website checklist for success
8:30-9:00 am: Presentation
9:00-9:30 am: Q&A for application questions with practical answers
Megan Way 2020-10-12T14:22:30-04:00 October 12th, 2020|
The Rebuild VA Grant Fund is a program to help small businesses and non-profits whose normal operations were disrupted by COVID-19, including restaurants, brick and mortar retail, exercise and fitness facilities, personal care and personal grooming services, entertainment and public amusement establishments, and campgrounds.
Expanded business sectors
Megan Way 2020-09-24T10:18:20-04:00 September 23rd, 2020|
If you’re on or soon to be on disability, nearing retirement, or close to age 65, you may have Medicare on your mind. We are offering 3 dates for you to attend a Medicare educational seminar. Each seminar will contain the same information. Pick the day which works best for you.
Megan Way 2020-09-09T16:40:02-04:00 September 9th, 2020|
Retailers are invited to join RMA’s Member Relations Team as well as Snagajob’s Anthony Rodriguez, for a one hour conversation to discuss how they are planning to address hiring concerns with regard to hourly staff, both in terms of pandemic-related hiring,
Megan Way 2020-09-09T16:41:32-04:00 September 9th, 2020|
Are you currently selling online or are you looking to start ramping up your online sales? RMA’s Member Relations Team is hosting a one-hour conversation with retail members, as well as a few member experts, to discuss how they
Megan Way 2020-08-05T12:06:17-04:00 August 5th, 2020|
RMA’s Member Relations Team is hosting a one hour conversation with members across all industries regarding how they have pivoted and adjusted their business models during the coronavirus pandemic. The forum will be an opportunity to hear from fellow members regarding the
Megan Way 2020-07-29T16:58:43-04:00 July 29th, 2020|
Virginia’s Department of Labor and Industry has announced that the Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) program has officially published the new regulations today in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, making the Virginia Safety and Health Code Board’s Emergency Temporary Standards effective immediately.
In a split vote, the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board passed a first-in-the-nation standard to address COVID-19 in workplaces. Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH), the state’s version of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), now will enforce a standard
Megan Way 2020-07-16T11:41:13-04:00 July 16th, 2020|
Nicole Mason is the owner of Glean LLC. Glean is a locally-owned commercial cleaning company dedicated to excellence in commercial cleaning while creating job opportunities to local Richmond citizens. Glean provides both ongoing janitorial services, deep cleanings, and sanitizing services. For more