Leading Retailers ready to help Healing and RebuildingHate is its own virus, and when allowed to spread, its impact is devastating. We must tackle the spread of hate and fear with the same determination we’ve fought the coronavirus. Retailers are proud to be an incredibly diverse industry filled with talented people from all walks of life, and we are ready to help lead the rebuilding and healing." - Brian Dodge, Retail Industry Leaders Association president.
We EmpowerToday's And Tomorrow's
The Retail Industry Leaders Association is the US trade association for leading retailers. We convene decision-makers, advocate for the industry, and promote operational excellence and innovation. Our aim is to elevate a dynamic industry by transforming the environment in which retailers operate.More About Rila
RILA partners with leading retailers to meet the challenges of a dynamic economy. Through collaboration and thought leadership, we advance ideas that foster free markets, competition, economic growth, and sustainability.More About Our Focus Areas
RILA is committed to supporting the AP industry’s efforts to adapt to today’s consumer needs without compromising safety, security, and profit.
RILA is focused on serving as a resource for our members as they navigate finance-related challenges and opportunities by offering several networks.
RILA advocates for sound policies that support diversity, flexibility, upward mobility, and the power to choose one’s own path.
Legal Affairs and Compliance
RILA provides a network for leading retailers to share best practices and act on the most pressing legal issues of the day.
RILA engages policymakers at the federal and state level to advocate for policies to allow retailers and the communities they serve in to thrive.
RILA is committed to providing retail leaders with knowledge and innovative solutions as ubiquitous and evolving consumer shopping disrupts retail.
Sustainability / Environment
RILA uses benchmarking studies, partnerships, and research to help leading retailers collaborate and tailor their programs and initiatives.
Technology and Innovation
The retail innovation ecosystem, which includes RILA’s RTech community, works strategically together to address critical retail industry needs.
The Facial Recognition Technology Conundrum: The Consumer Advocate Perspective
- Jul 17 - Jul 17, 20
Working Through the Smoke: The Ever-Changing Landscape of Cannabis and How It Affects the Workplace
- Jul 29 - Jul 29, 20
Responsible Sourcing Committee Meeting
- Aug 5 - Aug 5, 20
- New York, NY
Take it from our members
“My experience serving on RILA’s board to date has shown me what incredible things our industry can accomplish when we work together on a shared vision for retail. As chair, I’m thrilled to be able to continue working so closely with fellow leaders to build upon our successes and help shape the future of our industry.”
- Chairperson, RILA – Chief Executive Officer
- Ulta Beauty, Inc.
- Bolingbrook, IL
Retail Resources for Coronavirus
CMSPI Joins RILA Payments Committee as Strategic Partner
- By [Austen Jensen]
U.S. EPA Set to End Enforcement Discretion Policy
- By [Kaela Martins]
SCOTUS Still Needs to Address TCPA Ambiguity
- By [Deborah White]
Leading Retailers Welcome USMCA Implementation
- By [Brian Dodge]
Retailers Recognize ThirdEye Labs for Innovation in AP
- By [Lisa LaBruno]
H&M Finds Landlord Collaboration Key to Energy Goals
- By [Erin Hiatt]