{For Retailers} NCRMA T.A.P. Talks Happening Near You!

Tangible. Actionable. Practical. The NC Retail Merchants Association’s Retail T.A.P. Talks are for you if…

  • You wear multiple hats in your business
  • You have limited time and resources to gather practical and actionable information
  • You want information from professionals who work with North Carolina businesses like yours
  • You need reputable, knowledgeable and affordable alternatives to online “experts”

Sound like you or another retail professional you know? Then we’d love to see you at one of these three upcoming events!

We are proud to be a part of NC RMA'S TAP Talks!

We are proud to be a marketing partner for NC RMA’S TAP Talks!

The NC Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA – a 116-year-old association with a mission to help retailers succeed) and its valued partners will be your hosts for these informative, affordable, and professional one-day Retail Boot Camp events hosted around the state of North Carolina.

Space is limited to the first 50 registrants at each event.

Morrisville, NC

April 7, 2016 – 9:00 am until 4:00 pm
Hyatt House

Charlotte, NC

April 21, 2016 – 9:00 am until 4:00 pm
Cato Campus, Central Piedmont Community College

Wilmington, NC

October 6, 2016 – 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wilmington, NC – location TBD

Topics include merchandising, marketing, intellectual property, insurance needs, employees and HR, business structure (tax, legal), e-commerce, leasing, and staying compliant with sales tax and other regulations.

Lunch is provided and attendees will receive a binder of information with actionable check lists and tips on each presentation.


Business investment for NCRMA members and members/clients of marketing and sponsoring partners $49
Business investment for non-members or affiliates $89

For more information and registration visit http://bit.ly/retailtaptalks.

Questions? Call 919-832-0811. Join the conversation on social: use #retailtaptalks on Twitter and Instagram!

Many thanks go out to the program sponsors who make this affordable for businesses of all sizes: BDO, Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, First Benefits Insurance Mutual, Largemouth, Littler, and Williams Mullen.

iHeartRetail.com is proud to be a marketing partner for this event alongside Femfessionals and the Wake Tech Community College Small Business Center!


The North Carolina Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA) is a non-profit trade association organized in 1902 to improve the business climate for retail merchants in North Carolina. Over 100 years later NCRMA is the leading advocate and business resource dedicated to promoting a positive legislative and regulatory environment for the retail industry – enhancing members’ opportunities for success. NCRMA serves both large and small retailers from multi-state chains to local independent stores. Members represent all types of businesses including antique, apparel, art, automotive, book, carpet, department, drug, electronics, floral, furniture, grocery, hardware, jewelry, paint and variety stores. The Association represents the interests of individual merchants before the members of the General Assembly and serves as a vital link to state government. Our credibility lies in our longevity and our commitment of continuing to serve the ever-changing needs of our members. Think you know retail? You may be surprised. Visit www.thisisretailnc.org.

Lisa Jeffries

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