A TRA-endorsed service provider since 2002, Amerex is the largest OTC (wholesale) natural gas, electricity and emissions trader in North America. Their real-time involvement in the wholesale energy market and their customized service has consistently yielded significant cost savings to TRA members.

Contact: Brandi Peck, bpeck@amerexenergy.com, 281.340.5308

www.amerexenergyservices.com

ANCO insurance is TRA’s endorsed provider for the full range of insurance coverages for your business, including property, general liability, auto, workers compensation, occupational accident, life, group health and disability. You can count on an insurance program customized for your business with a commitment to serving TRA’s membership and providing personal attention to each client. ANCO is known for superior customer service standards, quick response times to calls & emails, along with individual care.

Contact: Gina O’Hara, ohara@anco.com or
Cassie Doolittle, doolittle@anco.com, 512.330.9836 x 6340

www.insuranceforretailers.com

KPMG is TRA’s endorsed provider for financial services. They are a global network of professional services firms providing audit, tax and advisory services. Their ability to combine deep sector knowledge, breadth of services and an integrated global network into a holistic offering that continuously delivers value to their clients is what makes them the leader in their industry.

Contact: Greg McCord, gmccord@kpmg.com, 713.319.2276

www.kpmg.com

Fisher Phillips is TRA’s endorsed provider legal services, including labor and employment litigation. TRA members can get discount services on employment law issues from our endorsed provider, Fisher Phillips. Get expert legal advice and representation from a trusted firm that can handle any labor & employment litigation in state and federal courts.
One free call per member!

Contact: Collin Warren, Partner (Houston/Dallas), cwarren@fisherphillips.com, 214.220.9100

Contact: Pamela Williams, Partner (Houston), pwilliams@fisherphillips.com, 713.292.5622

www.fisherphillips.com

All members of TRA ,with store locations solely in Texas, are eligible for a free membership to the National Retail Federation.

This is a $3,000 savings to eligible TRA members.

www.nrf.com

Tax Advisors Group is TRA’s endorsed provider for business personal property tax consulting.

Tax Advisors Group (TAG) is known as the leader in Texas Business Personal Property market value tax filings. Tax Advisors Group TAG It™ system combines a proven market value analysis with third-party appraisal data to ensure that you do not pay more than your fair share of business personal property tax. Simply put, if you are just focused on compliance and not filing market value, you are losing money. TAG’s results are unprecedented in the industry, with annual tax savings averaging more than 30 percent across the entire Texas client base over a fifteen-year period. Boosting the overall net income of your company is their focus.

Contact: Michael Reeves, mreeves@taxadvisorsgroup.com, 972.503.7506, Ext. 26

http://www.taxadvisorsgroup.com/

ECRS® brings together retail software, hardware, and services to create complete, value-based solutions that perform as promised. By creating a framework of optional plug-and-play modules that work seamlessly with their core applications, they give their customers the freedom to choose as much, or as little, automation as their enterprise demands, and to expand their automation framework as their business grows. Exhaustive research, intelligent design, and rigorous pre-market testing ensure that ECRS products integrate smoothly into existing retail environments. By providing their customers with automation tools that put real-time actionable enterprise data at their fingertips, they empower them to compete and expand their business in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

www.ecrs.com

 

TRA members can save up to 27% on a wide variety of FedEx business to business and business to residential services and a minimum 70% discount on freight shipments with several leading national and regional carriers. Partnership delivers a shipping program that combines simplicity, excellent service and great savings, and provides TRA member companies with a dedicated company representative to address their particular shipping needs.

Contact: Harry Centa, hcenta@partnership.com, 800.599.2902 x 2242

www.PartnerShip.com

LifeLock is a modern identity theft protection company. And with the flood of mobile technology and apps, consumer behaviors and expectations are changing—right along with what “identity” actually means. So we enable protection with convenience and put you in control of being uniquely you.

Since 2005, we have been a leading provider of proactive identity theft protection services for consumers. We leverage unique data, science and patented technology and provide identity threat detection, proactive identity alerts, and comprehensive remediation services. With more than 4.4 million members, we’re committed to providing our consumers some peace of mind amid the threat of identity theft.

LifeLock was named in 2016 Online Trust Honor Roll and recognized for excellence in consumer protection, data security, and responsible privacy practices.

https://www.lifelock.com/

Century Graphics is TRA’s endorsed provider for quality signage. They can help you stay compliant with Texas signage requirements and have an in-house team that can modify and format the signs to fit your specific store’s needs.

Contact: Renee Wesbrooks, renee@centurygs.com, 281.389.7417

www.centurygs.com

BMUSED is TRA’s endorsed provider for web design and social media management services.

Massimo Vignelli said, “If you can design one thing, you can design everything.” That’s certainly the approach we take at BMUSED Imaging. Whether we’re talking about branding your company, designing the campaign that promotes your next event, writing the web copy that increases your web following and improves your SEO, or designing band t-shirts, albums, and gig posters, the skill set is the same: knowing how to translate ideas, ideals, & intentions to the visual medium in an attention grabbing way!

TRA members get 10% off services.

Contact: Louie Carr, louie@bmusedimaging.com, 512.826.7749

www.bmusedimaging.com

TRA sponsors the Texas Organized Retail Crime Affiliation to allow retailers and law enforcement to post information on subjects conducting Organized Retail Crime activity. This site aims to benefit all retailers and law enforcement across Texas; sponsorships are available. Through your TRA membership, our Association is able to find programs that save you time and money. Retailers need to spend more time on the floor selling and not in the office on issues that are costly and unproductive. Because our members generate volume, TRA is able to find and endorse turnkey, money-saving programs and services to help you run your business.

www.texasorca.org

The Texas Jewelers Association (TJA) is a statewide organization of retail jewelers whose purpose is “promoting the general welfare, standing, and prosperity of the jewelry industry in the state of Texas.” Since 1906, TJA has served the needs of the retailer jewelers in Texas.

www.TexasJewelers.com