Vendor Information

What can ARA offer to Vendors?

ARA Endorsements

As an Endorsed Vendor the immediate impact in the Atlanta Market with over 1,000 independent operators, ARA preferred vendor will have exposure to a vast market share


Shelf space is a key area for any merchant, ARA will establish the space need to assist a vendor to promote their products


ARA marketing programs will have an immediate impact as we use many different levels of marketing from Posters, Newsletters, Field MSR’s and text, email & voice messages to emphasize a program.


ARA uses many levels of Marketing to promote the Endorsed Vendors through Newsletter, Website and Member Support Representatives in the field


The newsletter is a publication which is distributed to all ARA members that not only covers industry and trade association news but also includes industry tips and trends beneficial to the members

Spanner Board

Spanner Board is used by ARA to run exclusive promotions from ARA preferred vendors

Town Hall Meeting

This Meeting is held to inform the ARA membership of market changes, new contracts and other projects

Annual General Body Meeting

The Annual General Body Meeting is an annual event where the ARA Body, Membership and Vendors come together to network and enjoy the festivities


ARA website is a marketing tool and a bridge to communicate to ARA members, vendors and inform the general public the ARA platform

Compliance Director

The Compliance Director is a member of the team that enhances and enforces the programs adapted by ARA Board

Member Services Staff

ARA has developed a Member Services Department that bridges the lines of communication between vendors and ARA members

Member Support Representatives (Field Merchandisers)

ARA Member Support Representatives visit ARA member stores to discuss vendor contract requirements, promotions and to ensure compliance with approved ARA contracts

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