Press Room

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is actively monitoring the status of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak and is working with key governmental officials, agencies and health organizations tasked with overseeing the response to COVID-19. The health, safety and well-being of the general public is of paramount importance to RILA and the retailers RILA represents. 

RILA will continue to adapt our programs and activities to address the situation as it evolves. We welcome recommendations of other topics or areas for which RILA can provide support to leading retailers as this situation develops. We will update this page regularly.

Press Inquries:

Melissa Murdock
VP, Communications & Media Affairs

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Featuring coverage of Retail Industry Leaders Association in the news on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.

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