- Focus Areas
How We're Pushing The Industry Forward
From complex public policy issues to operational challenges, RILA convenes more than three dozen distinct networks for leading retail executives to address common challenges, spark ideas, and advance the industry.Explore Our Networks
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.
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