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Benefits of Being A CSNA Member

  • Retail focused subsidised Skillnet training programmes
  • Annual newspaper and magazines stockbook delivered to your store (every retailers bible for tracking sales and returns)
  • Complimentary directory of retail services – Edition 2 OUT NOW! Due to demand and positive feedback of this retail tool CSNA are delighted to announce that edition 2 of the Directory is now available.
  • 24/7 member support services – Contact us
  • Members deals – over 30 deals ranging from products to services that will benefit your business and put money back in your pockets.
  • The National Conference is a jam packed day with training workshops, keynote speakers, networking opportunities with fellow retailers and much more on the day.
  • Annual general meeting – come and hear the work that your Association is doing on your behalf, have your say in your Association
  • CSNA members receive a weekly ezine direct to their inbox every week for 52 weeks of the year with topics such as the latest industry news, HR tips, independent advice, up to date price changes, scam alerts, member stories and much more covered.
  • Text alerts – CSNA will send text alerts to all members with urgent information that you should be aware of
  • Not sure if you are liable to pay Repak? Call the CSNA and avail of the FREE Repak Audit available to all members.
  • Do you know if you are losing money on your newspaper and magazine distributors accounts? Let CSNA conduct a FREE news and mags health check on your behalf
  • We have over 30 years experience in the retail sector and can over our members advice on rebates, valuations and deposits for newspaper and magazines accounts.
  • Are you sick of trying to juggle and update your tobacco prices with numerous price lists coming into your store? Let CSNA take away the hassle with our combined tobacco pricelist that is consistently updated and checked.
  • DAS insurance could help your business with common legal problems, providing expert legal advice and assistance. These could be issues with employees, suppliers, customers, your premises or your tax accounts and as a member of CSNA you can avail of a discounted rate of €160 for the year.
  • CSNA can provide our members with sample HR documents such as contracts and handbooks. We can also offer advice and assistance with Work Place Relations inspections and legislative issues.
  • Updated each quarter, CSNA has available the sterling conversion calculator (EM Ready Reckoner) for all members
  • View independently researched and designed Training Videos covering topics such as Payzone, Postpoint and a suite of newspaper and magazine training videos.
  • Useful registration documents covering licencing, Show Me ID, tobacco registration etc.
  • Useful Allergen notices and templates that you can use for your store

Membership Application

The Convenience Stores & Newsagents Association (CSNA) is the largest retailer directed trade body representing the sector in Ireland, with over 1,500 members.

Take a look at our proven record and see why you should become a Member:

  • The CSNA is the largest independent grouping of retailers in Ireland.
  • The democratic structure of the Association ensures that it is run by Store Owners for the benefit of their businesses.
  • All members of the National Executive Committee are working Store Owners and know the day to day problems facing retailers.
  • The current Membership fee is €8.95 per week (+VAT) and is a VAT deductible business expense, collectable through your wholesale

The National Executive Committee of the CSNA would like to extend an invitation to you to become a Member of our Association.