Broad, diverse membership

Local advocate. National reputation.

Representing West Virginia retail

West Virginia Retailers Association (WVRA) is a unified voice in government for the retail industry.  West Virginia Retailers Association has a full time lobbyist that carefully and diligently monitors all legislative and regulatory agencies within the sate government and analyzes the nearly 2000 bills that are introduced each legislative session.

Staff and members testify before legislative committees on key issue such as taxation, unemployment and workers’ compensation, employee, environmental, and advertising regulations.

Industry Focused

Other organizations are held accountable to multiple business industries. We are laser-focused on retail business and industry needs.


WVRA has an acute awareness and understanding of the political and retail business environments at the state level, and we help you navigate them.


Each year, state lawmakers discuss legislative issues that directly affect retail business. We closely track those issues and recommend strategic responses to benefit your companys continued operational success.