Retail Industry Ready to Help Communities Impacted by Hurric

As coastal communities along the mid-Atlantic brace for the worst of Hurricane Florence and the aftermath, American's leading retailers are working around the clock to ensure employees and customers are out of harm's way, and that communities impacted have access to necessary supplies as relief and recovery efforts get underway. 

"America's retailers are facing Hurricane Florence head on. The industry is preparing to help those impacted with much needed supplies and stand ready to provide assistance with clean up and rebuilding," said Lisa LaBruno, RILA's Senior Vice President of Retail Operations. "Retailers are often the front line of relief for those in need. Whether it's providing water, fuel, shelter, or life-saving medicine, retailers are doing everything they can to help their associates, customers and the communities they serve rise up after the storm." 

RILA is tracking retail members' relief efforts and outlining opportunities for others to get involved here. We will continue to monitor and update this page moving forward. 


RILA is the trade association of the world's largest and most innovative retail companies. RILA members include more than 200 retailers, product manufacturers, and service suppliers, which together account for more than $1.5 trillion in annual sales, millions of American jobs, and more than 100,000 stores, manufacturing facilities, and distribution centers domestically and abroad. 


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