Education has been an important part of our mission since the South Dakota Retailers Association was founded in 1897.

Classes, Seminars & Webinars

SDRA provides required training - including programs for foodservice and alcohol licensees - as well as webinars and seminars of general interest to the business community.

We work with state and federal agencies and other organizations to provide programs on topics such as:

  • Alcohol laws
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Customer service
  • Domestic violence & the workplace
  • Labor laws
  • Marketing through social media
  • PCI compliance
  • Retail theft
  • Sales, use and excise tax issues
  • Unemployment insurance
  • Workers comp
  • and more

In addition, our Executive Director is available to speak to local groups about the Association, legislative issues, and retail trends.

Retail Hotline

Members are welcome to contact us with questions about retail laws and regulations. Many of these questions and answers appear in our monthly newsletter, and in the FAQ section of our website.

(Note: SDRA does not have an attorney on staff, and cannot offer legal advice or assistance with contractual matters).