100% for the growth of retail and Minnesota's economy.

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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.

Mission:

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.

Vision:

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.

MnRA works for every retailer!

Mainstreet Retailers

Mainstreet Retailers

From single store to multiples, MnRA's small business retail members use us to:
  • Stay up-to-date on new laws impacting retailers and consumers.
  • Learn about best practices.
  • Network with peers.
  • Connect with the suppliers offering special small business services.

Join now!

Regional Retailers

Regional Retailers

With a presence in the midwest or across the state, MnRA's regional retail members look to us for:
  • State and local legislative monitoring and engagement.
  • Industry PR efforts.
  • Connections with peers.
  • Effcient ways to connect with regulators and elected officials.

Join now!

National Retailers

National Retailers

Operating across the country, our national retailers count on us for:
  • Timely updates on local and state issues impacting consumers and retailers.
  • Opportunities to discuss their business model with regulators and elected officials.
  • Leadership opportunities.
  • Industry representation before media outlets.

Join now!

MnRA Staff

Bruce Nustad

Bruce Nustad

President

651-227-6631

Brian Carr

Brian Carr

Government Relations Director & Legal Counsel

651-227-6631

George Stoj

George Stoj

Special Projects Coordinator

651-227-6631

Where to find us....

The headquarters for MnRA is located in St. Paul, within close proximity to the State Capitol building.

A fee-based parking ramp is located below our office in the Securian Center.

Visitors check in at the security desk on the skyway (2) level.

Get our Monday retail industry newsletter.

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