POWER IN NUMBERS

The Greater Houston Retailers Cooperative Association is a leading example of the power of industry associations. By: Shannon Carroll Brian Trout, the CEO of the Greater Houston Retailers Cooperative Association (GHRA) says his organization is “one of the best-kept secrets in retail”—and thinks it’s time the secret got out. “[In Houston, Texas,] we’re the fourth-largest […]

The Enduring Allure of Mexican

Restaurants and caterers who specialize in this popular cuisine find success with traditional recipes and quality ingredients – By Sara Perez Webber of Catering Foodservice and Events Big Madre Tacos y Tortas – Houston With 38 locations opened since 2017, Big Madre Tacos y Tortas has proven to be a very successful concept for the […]

Greater Houston Retailers Cooperative Association, Inc. and Arca Continental Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages collaborate to donate $40,000 to the Houston Food Bank

HOUSTON, Texas (Nov. 1, 2023) – Greater Houston Retailers Cooperative Association (GHRA) in collaboration with Arca Continental Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages (CCSWB) is making a $40,000 donation to the Houston Food Bank as part of the ABC13 Share Your Holidays annual campaign.    GHRA’s Board of Directors made the commitment to the Houston Food Bank to […]

Big Madre Tacos y Tortas Presents Inaugural Captain’s Awards to Convenience Store Operators For Exemplary Food Service Achievements in Southeast Texas

HOUSTON, Texas (Oct. 31, 2023) – The Big Madre Tacos y Tortas leadership team recently presented three convenience retail store operators in southeast Texas with awards to recognize their 2023 exemplary food service investment and operating achievements. Receiving the 2023 Big Madre Tacos y Tortas Captain’s Awards were: Big Madre Tacos y Tortas is an […]

More than 2000 convenience retail leaders connect at 2023 Greater Houston Retailers Cooperative Association (GHRA) Trade Show to advance business and consumer experience in southeast Texas

*GHRA recognizes convenience industry suppliers and store operators with inaugural Kudos Awards HOUSTON, Texas (Oct. 30, 2023) – More than 2,000 independent convenience store owners and operators, suppliers, vendors, and other industry leaders participated in the 2023 GHRA Trade Show   hosted by Greater Houston Retailers Cooperative Association, Inc. (GHRA) on Wednesday, Oct. 25. The 2023 […]

New-to-Industry KUDOS Celebrates Grand Opening in Huntsville With Commitments to Community and Honors Heroes, First Responders, and Veterans 

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (Oct. 10, 2023) – Kudos, an innovative new-to-industry convenience store brand demonstrated its unwavering commitment to the communities it serves during its recent grand opening celebrations in Huntsville, Texas. The Kudos convenience retail brand was developed over the past three years by the Greater Houston Retailers Cooperative Association, Inc. (GHRA). In recent weeks, […]

New-to-Industry KUDOS to Host Grand Opening Events in Huntsville

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.Grand Opening Community Appreciation Event on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. HUNTSVILLE, Texas (Sept. 18, 2023) – Kudos, an innovative new-to-industry convenience store brand developed by the Greater Houston Retailers Cooperative Association, Inc. (GHRA), is hosting grand […]