Member Benefits

  • Representing Ireland’s largest retail industry group with government and state agencies
  • Regular Retail, Public Affairs, Events, Education, HR and eCommerce Updates
  • Access to password protected Member Section of the Retail Excellence website with Resource Materials such as HR Documents & Templates, HR Checker, Retail Excellence Member Logo download, Loss Prevention materials, Town Investment Information, GDPR, Retail Productivity Reviews (past and present)
  • Complimentary Human Resources (HR) support
  • Ecommerce Europe Trustmark – sell more online across the globe
  • Copyright Exempt Music – no more IMRO/PPI
  • Access to cutting edge educational opportunities
  • Complimentary Member Access to Facebook & Twitter workshops and Google Incubation Programme held at their respective head offices
  • Network with your peers in Ireland’s Largest Retail Body
  • Enjoy our innovative case study visits to leading stores at home and abroad
  • Join our Member Groups & Networks including eCommerce, Loss Prevention, Garden, Human Resources (HR), Pharmacy, Jewellery and Town & Revival (Issues from these  groups are fed into the Oireachtas Group on Retail with proposed solutions)
  • Membership with Retail Excellence, being part of our Member Groups and attending our events and programmes is good networking opportunities with the best in the business
  • Participate in and benefit from our Quarterly Retail Sales review
  • Benefit from the Lowest Gift Card acceptance charges with our member led FromMe2You gift card
  • Benefit from the Lowest Credit & Debit Card Merchant Fees, Energy Rates, Insurance Premiums and Cash Collection Rates in the market
  • Receive a complimentary copy of our Retail Times magazine every quarter – Ireland’s best read Retail Industry Magazine

Representing Ireland’s largest retail industry group with government and state agencies in the following ways:

  • Set up and run the Cross Party Oireachtas Group on Retail which brings Member issues before members of the Oireachtas every quarter
  • Lobby state agencies and Oireachtas members on individual issues for members
  • Now a Seanad nominating body
  • Sitting on 4 government Advisory committees to include, Skills, Brexit, Advisory Group on Small Business and the Retail Consultation Forum where we highlight issues impacting the industry
  • Sitting on 2 Garda community and business liaison groups: a Dublin Business Forum and a Strategic Retail Forum where we highlight crime issues impacting members and suggest solutions
  • Assistance with public relations and getting items into the media
  • Complimentary Public affairs, legal and public relations advice

Together We’re Stronger

We believe you are among the most passionate, dedicated and capable people on the planet but you don’t have to do it alone. Our objective is to provide the best service and support to our members, which enables them to be the very best in retail.

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