- About RILA
We are the trade association for retail leaders.The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is the US trade association for retailers that have earned leadership status by virtue of their sales volume, innovation or aspiration. We convene decision-makers to collaborate and gain from each other’s experience. We advance the industry through public-policy advocacy and promote operational excellence and innovation. And through research and thought leadership, we propel developments that foster both economic growth and sustainability.
Our aim is bold but simple: to elevate a dynamic industry by transforming the environment in which retailers operate.
Board of Directors
RILA is led by our board of directors, which includes chief executive officers of America's leading retail companies.Learn More
RILA members are retailers that have earned leadership status by virtue of their sales volume, innovation, or aspiration.Learn More
Collaboration makes retailers better. In bringing them together to share, learn, and advocate, we advance our members - and strengthen our industry.Learn More
RILA's team includes a dedicated staff of industry and policy experts committed to helping our members succeed.Learn More
Careers at RILA
Join our team of retail advocates and experts at our headquarters in Washington, DC.Learn More
RILA contacts for administrative, conference, membership, and media needs.Learn More
Explore what RILA has to offer.
RILA works with leading retailers to meet the challenges of a dynamic economy. Through collaboration and thought leadership, we advance the industry.Read More
RILA committees, councils and networks gather retail leaders to network and share information on leading practices, operational challenges, and industry trends.Read More
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We represent the leading brands in retail.
The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is the trade association for retail leaders.
Joint Sustainability Committee and Zero Waste Network Meeting at Circularity23
- Jun 5, 2023
- Seattle, WA
Finance Leaders Council Meeting
- Jun 12, 2023
- Washington, DC
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