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Together We're Stronger

One of my primary responsibilities as President of CRMA is to act as your voice in the halls of the state Capitol, with service providers, and with the news media. I take those aspects of the job very seriously, and when I am asked “what our members think” about a particular issue or news item, I know it carries a great deal of importance to the person on the other end of the question. Those folks listen intently and care about what I am saying, because I represent you – the retailers in Connecticut.

Your membership in CRMA makes you part of an exclusive group that includes some of the world’s largest retailers and best Main Street merchants. Membership instantly makes your voice and retailing’s collective voice more powerful at the state Capitol. Together with your fellow retailers ... Read More

Latest from the CRMA

As a Connecticut retailer, you are a member of the Connecticut Retail Merchants Association. Our job is to represent you, to make sure your voice is heard at the State Capitol as legislators consider laws that would impact your business, and to provide attractive benefits that can help your business on the bottom line.

We take these responsibilities seriously, and recognize that there is strength in numbers. Fortunately, there is much good news to share, and we’re stepping up efforts to communicate with you, our members, and seek your feedback and input.

As you can see from your visit to our website, we have redesigned it with you in mind. Not only have we upgraded the look of the site, we are featuring the latest retail news – local and national – more prominently.

We are also launching a new electronic newsletter, which you will receive regularly, with updates to keep you informed on the latest news you can use. Please keep an eye out for Retail Update, coming to your email soon. If you’re not receiving it, you can sign up on our website. It’s free. Read More

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Smart Brief

Consumer packaged goods and retail companies that increased their investment in Hispanic marketing saw a jump in revenue, according to a new report from AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing. "For every five-point shift from English to Hispanic media, we found, on average, a 1.75% boost in revenue growth rates -- tangible evidence that shifts to Hispanic media directly impact total market revenue growth," said Carlos Santiago, chairman of the AHAA Research Committee. MediaPost Communications