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2018 Legislative Priorities

GR advocates for the best interests of our members before the state Legislature, Governor’s Office and state regulatory bodies
Amazon
Despite a decades-long downturn in U.S. crime rates, retailers say they’re struggling to curb shoplifting even as they train more cameras on visitors. Fueling the theft, they say, are organized crime groups that can easily sell stolen goods online in relative anonymity.
Media
legislative update
We find ourselves at the conclusion of the 2019 Georgia legislative session. As has been mentioned previously this session was marked by multiple challenges. Amongst them a totally new administration in the Governors Mansion and in the Senate, a new leadership structure in the upper chamber, public challenges to the Speaker, and extremely controversial legislative measures.
Legislative Update
Member Alert
Amazon
Amazon began collecting sales tax on items it sells in Georgia four years ago after a push from state lawmakers. Now, state leaders in Georgia and throughout the country are setting their sights on the mega-retailer again — this time, to collect taxes from the third-party merchants that sell through its site.
Media
Item 1
The retail apocalypse has been well documented. Major chains have had to close stores, lay people off and even go out of businesses entirely. And small retail businesses may have it even harder.
Retail News
Retail Sales
The retail apocalypse has been well documented. Major chains have had to close stores, lay people off and even go out of businesses entirely. And small retail businesses may have it even harder.
Retail News

Since 1961, Georgia Retailers has protected Georgia’s retail industry from unreasonable taxes, fees, and regulations. We work to secure passage of retail friendly legislation that have major bottom line impact on retail stores.

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+1 (706) 202-9308
Thomas Beusse
Georgia Retail Association
1750 Powder Springs Rd, Ste 190
PMB 275
Marietta, GA 30064
thomas@georgiaretail.org