The PRA is currently watching 250+ bills of interest on
behalf of their members covering issues such as gift card
legislation, minimum efficiency standards, identity theft
and sales tax holidays for various products. Click
here for a list of Priority Issues.
PA Preferred Program...
The Pennsylvania Retailers' Association is an active participant
in PA Preferred Program doing their best to support Pennsylvania
agriculture and promote this important partnership to our
members. The core values of this program are to support
our local farmers, promote the purchase and use of PA-sourced
products, ensure high food safety and quality standards
and demonstrate ongoing commitment to Pennsylvania businesses.
For a Pa Preferred information form click
here or contact the PA Department of Agriculture
at 717-787-6041 or email for more information. Visit the PA Dept of Agriculture website
at www.agriculture.state.pa.us for complete program details.
Pennsylvania Retailers Back NRF Move to Block Swipe Fee Settlement
“The proposed settlement does nothing to block the soaring swipe fees that have driven up costs for Pennsylvania retailers and resulted in higher prices for Pennsylvania shoppers,” said PRA Chairman Dean Sheaffer, senior vice president for financial services at Boscov’s Inc. “Pennsylvania retailers want true swipe fee reform that would result in the transparency and competition needed in order to reduce the burden of these fees on their customers.” READ MORE...