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.
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.
Megan Way 2020-07-27T18:06:08-04:00 July 27th, 2020|
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|
On May 27, 2020, the House passed the PPPFA by 417-1 and the Senate approved it by unanimous consent on June 3. The new law addresses the following flaws in the original PPP program created under the CARES Act:
Megan Way 2020-06-08T16:42:31-04:00 June 8th, 2020|
As Henrico County moves into Phase 2 of reopening, the Henrico County Economic Development Authority has compiled a resource guide with key contacts in an effort to provide timely answers to questions regarding requirements, public safety, and best practices in limiting the spread of COVID-19.
The $10,000 grants are designed to provide immediate relief to businesses to help them remain in business through the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for reopening under the guidelines of Forward Virginia.
The $5 million dollars, dedicated for the grant program, will come from the federal funding Chesterfield
Megan Way 2020-06-08T13:15:36-04:00 June 8th, 2020|
The 2020 Session wrapped up on Sunday, March 8th with the General Assembly adopting the budget on Thursday, March 12th. This Session was difficult for the Retail Industry with an exorbitant amount of bills that negatively impact businesses. Below you will find a list of issues that
Megan Way 2020-06-08T11:25:03-04:00 June 8th, 2020|
Governor Northam Offers Clarity Regarding Enforcement of Executive Order 63
During the Governor’s press conference today, he addressed the many concerns swirling around enforcement of his face covering mandate in all public places scheduled to take effect beginning tomorrow, May 29th.
The Governor and his general counselor stated that businesses and their employees
Megan Way 2020-05-28T17:20:40-04:00 May 28th, 2020|
Richmond City Mayor Levar Stoney held a press conference this morning announcing that the City of Richmond would be entering Phase I of the Governor’s reopening guidelines beginning this Friday, May 29, 2020.
View the full reopening guidelines for Virginia HERE
Download a version of the guidelines for businesses
Megan Way 2020-05-27T14:11:26-04:00 May 27th, 2020|
During the Governor’s press conference held today, May 26th, he announced that he has issued a statewide mandate requiring masks or similar face coverings that will go into effect this Friday, May 29th.
This means that businesses will be mandated to require all employees and customers to wear face coverings while
Megan Way 2020-05-26T17:20:25-04:00 May 26th, 2020|
As Virginia begins the reopening process with Phase I, Richmond region business, community, and governmental leaders have come together to form ForwardRVA, a coalition focused on creating innovate reopening and planning framework.
Retail Merchants is pleased to partner with other local organizations within the community to present a cohesive framework