Additional Programs

Whatever your business needs, we can recommend a program for you.  We’ve done the research and talked with the providers, thereby saving you time and effort.  We often recommend providers for the following services to our members:  Legal, Accounting Services; Security Systems; Loss Prevention Investigations, Safety and Security Programs; Business Information and Planning Software; Retail Recruitment, Retailing Software; Inventory Services; Bar Coding Systems; Signs; Corporate Gifts; and much more.

Freight Discounts

If you pay for transportation services, we can offer substantial discounts through our shipping cooperative, MESCA Freight Services.  We can effectively match your shipping needs with the most reliable carriers anywhere in the country or the entire world.  We offer LTL (less than truckload), T/L (truckload), a discounted small package program with FED EX Ground, Air Freight, Ocean Freight and Warehousing.  With our program, you receive MESCA discounts with no volume requirements.

Payroll Processing/HR Solutions

Checkmate Workforce Solutions is an independently owned and operated provider of a cloud based Human Capital Management solution, located in Concord,  NH. They provide services to 600+ employers throughout New England and beyond. With their platform, which includes comprehensive Payroll/Payroll Tax Filing, HRIS, Time and Labor Management, ACA reporting/filing, they offer one of the only single source database solutions in the market. Checkmate has the dedicated support and training that only an independent, owner operated business can provide, at a price point that is palatable for small and mid-sized employers. As a member benefit, Checkmate currently offers a discount on service costs to NH Retail Assoc members.

Real Estate Tax Abatement Assistance

Alfano Law Office Property Tax Group helps our members save money on their real estate taxes. They’ll determine if you have you have good grounds to seek an abatement, take care of all the paperwork, negotiate with your municipality, and where necessary, represent you before the Board of Tax and Land Appeals. NH Retail Assoc members get a $50 discount off the administrative fee. Normally $250, our members pay only $200 while Alfano Law Office Property Tax Group evaluate your abatement.

Financial Planning

Brophy Wealth Management is a comprehensive financial services firm that offers New Hampshire Retail Association members full service financial, retirement and succession planning services. They can set up programs for individuals or businesses.


Health Insurance, Employee Benefits and Business Insurance – Benefits Brokerage Agency offers Group and Individual Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Group Life and Disability Insurance.  In addition, they offer Benefits Administration, New Hire Enrollments, Terminated Employee Cancellations, Open Enrollments, Dependent Additions/Cancellations and much more.  In addition, we can also recommend agencies and contact people for business and general liability insurance

Check Processing

The NH Retail Association’s members accept checks with confidence thanks to a variety of services that prevent losses with this popular payment method. Offered in conjunction with Global Payments and administered by Retail Council Services Corp, we offer Check Guarantee – members receive 100% of the face value of checks returned from authorizing banks; Check Verification – members have instant access to a national data base of check acceptance information; Check Recovery – a cost-effective and customer-sensitive approach to collecting monies from checks returned due to non-sufficient funds; and Check Conversion – much like credit card processing, it improves cash flow, minimizes reconciliation efforts and eliminates returned checks.





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The New Hampshire Retail Association's mission is to advocate, promote and support retailers to improve economic prosperity for our state.

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