Who Can Join

To qualify as a FULL member of the HKRMA, your organization:

Retailer with physical outlet(s)
  1. Has engaged in the retail sale of merchandise or the provision of retail services with physical outlet(s) in Hong Kong.
  2. Must have a valid business registration.
  3. Has been fully operative for at least one year.
  4. Shall not have any records of trading in counterfeit goods.
  5. Might be asked to provide proof such as tax returns or bank statements to prove that you have been trading for at least one fiscal year.
  6. Might be asked to provide a recommendation for your membership application.
E-tailer (Retailer without physical outlet)
  1. Has engaged in the retail sale of merchandise or the provision of retail services in form of website or mobile APP with check-out process without physical outlet(s).
  2. Must have a valid business registration and with a physical business address in Hong Kong
  3. Has been fully operative for at least THREE years.
  4. Shall not have any records of trading in counterfeit goods.
  5. Might be asked to provide proof such as record of stock keeping, tax returns or bank statements to prove that you have been trading for at least three fiscal year.
  6. Might be asked to provide a recommendation for your membership application.
Membership Rights
  1. Full Members shall enjoy all benefits of the Association at member rates. Click Here for details of Membership Benefits
  2. Members shall receive regular copies of the Association's publications, circulars, market information, schemes or programmes introduced by the Association from time to time.
  3. Full Members shall have full voting rights at the Annual General Meeting and shall be allowed to nominate its own members or other members to stand for election at the Annual General Meeting.
  4. Full Members shall be allowed to participate in all HKRMA sub-committees either by invitation or voluntary participation.
Subscription Rates
FULL MEMBERS (being fully operative retail outlets)
Number of Outlets Annual Membership Fee
(1st January to 31st December)
1-2
(each outlet not exceeding 1,000 sq. ft.)
HK$1,180
1-2 outlets
(each outlet between 1,001 – 2,000 sq. ft.)
HK$1,770
1-2 outlets
(each outlet between 2,001 – 3,000 sq. ft.)
HK$5,900
3-10 outlets
(each outlet not exceeding 3,000 sq. ft.)
HK$5,900
Retail chain operations with
more than 10 outlets
(each outlet not exceeding 1,000 sq. ft.
for all stores)
General Retailers
(employ more than 50 individual staff)

Basic fee HK$5,900
+
Additional fee of HK$590 per outlet shall be levied up to HK$30,000 maximum payable per annum
SME Retailers
(employ fewer than 50 individual staff)

Basic fee HK$5,900
+
Additional fee of HK$590 per two outlets shall be levied up to HK$30,000 maximum payable per annum

(The additional fee will be calculated based on the next even number if the total number of outlet is an odd number)
Retail chain operations with
more than 10 outlets
(for all other store sizes)
Basic fee HK$5,900
+
Additional fee of HK$590 per outlet shall be levied up to HK$40,000 maximum payable per annum
Department Store operators or retailers with outlets exceeding 3,000 sq. ft.
(per outlet basis)
Basic fee HK$5,900
+
Additional fee of HK$2,950 per outlets shall be levied up to HK$40,000
FULL MEMBER (being e-tailers without physical stores)
Annual Sales Turnover Annual Membership Fee
(1st January to 31st December)
HK$10 million or below HK$5,900
above HK$10 million HK$10,000
NOTE
  1. All subscriptions shall be due on the 1st day of January each year.
  2. If such subscription is not paid within 30 days from the date of a request to remit the subscription to the Association, the membership of such member shall be void, unless he satisfies the Executive Committee that the delay in payment was due to absence from Hong Kong or other sufficient cause.
  3. Where a member is accepted after 30 June, the member will be required to pay half of the annual fee as subscription for the remaining portion of that year.
How to apply?

Please submit the following documents to membership@hkrma.org or Hong Kong Retail Management Association by post:

Retailer with physical outlet(s) E-tailer (Retailer without physical outlet)
  1. Full Member Application Form
  2. Business Registration copies of current and previous years
  3. 2 shop photos - outside & inside
  4. A crossed cheque payable to "Hong Kong Retail Management Association Ltd" (Please send to the HKRMA by post)
  1. Full Member Application Form
  2. Business Registration copies of current and previous TWO years
  3. A crossed cheque payable to “Hong Kong Retail Management Association Ltd” (Please send to the HKRMA by post)