• 64 Years of Retailers Working Together

    MnRA celebrates years of collaboration and partnership.

    Thank you members! Not a member? Now is a great time to check MnRA out.

  • Thompson350

    Glen Thomspon, JCPenney, Chairs 2016 Board

    Leads a group of 28 Board members from across the state

    Thompson brings 40 years of retail experience to his leadership role

    Click to learn more!

  • MnRA Partners With Go Buy Local

    Deals and community support converge--creating a win-win-win!

    Special relationship allows retailers reduced-price access to Go Buy Local.

    Read the announcement!

  • Yes, You Are Retail!

    Get active in Minnesota's retail community through the Minnesota Retailers Association.

    Join MnRA to share your retail story and impact your community.

    Click here to learn more

About the Minnesota Retailers Association

A Minnesota Retailers Association (MnRA) membership is good business. MnRA tells your story every day for the betterment of the industry and provides you access to member benefits that simply cannot be efficiently accessed on your own.

Our Promise to the Retail Industry

MnRA will save members time and money, while making Minnesota a stronger place for retailers to do business.


The Mission of the Minnesota Retailers Association is to promote, preserve and enhance the retail industry in Minnesota by taking a significant leadership position in development of public policy and regulatory measures that impact Members. MnRA will also work to enhance the public image of the retail industry by providing information, services and support that adds value and profitability to its members.


The Minnesota Retailers Association is recognized as the most significant voice representing the retail industry in the public policy arena. Policy makers, community leaders, and valued stakeholders recognize the Association's critical role in shaping public policy important to the profitability of merchants across the state. MnRA's membership is diverse in size and geography. Members recognize that the Association adds value and profitability through its representation before public policy makers, its affinity programs, and as a spokesperson with the print and broadcast media.

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