The MRSBC works in unison with other military associations and not in-lieu of them.
The Mission of the MRSBC is to defend, sell, service and support the military commissaries and exchanges while providing for the enrichment of American small business.
As a coalition, MRSBC’s collective size will explore the opportunities such as leveraging our purchasing power, evaluate cost sharing, driving costs out of the supply-chain and speak in one voice for all members to our military customers and Capitol Hill.
Small businesses may not generate as much money as large corporations, but they are a critical component of and major contributor to the strength of U.S. economy. Small businesses present new employment opportunities and serve as the building blocks of the United States’ largest corporations.
A small business is defined as a business (corporation, Limited Liability Company or proprietorship) with 500 employees or less. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), small businesses represent 99.7 percent of all employer firms. Since 1995, small businesses have generated 64 percent of new jobs, and paid 44 percent of the total United States private payroll, according to the SBA.
In the $20B Military Resale Channel, small businesses contribute to local economies by bringing growth and innovation to the military community. Individually, military small business is a piece of the overall larger picture. However together, small business in the military is significant with sales representing 1/3 of the channels overall sales dollars. This is the essence of the Military Resale Small Business Coalition.
The Military Resale Small Business Coalition (MRSBC) is a non-profit organization that unites small businesses that share the same goals to market [sell] and sustain [service] military commissaries and exchanges around the world. Insisting only on the soundest business practices MRSBC seeks to be a source of truth and information.