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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.
When you get involved with the RILA, you become connected with the country's leading retailers, consumer product manufactures and solution providers. RILA is the premier advocate for America's most sophisticated retailers, a network for executives to solve common problems and share best practices and a leading education provider, offering world-class events for sharing leading ideas and expertise. Learn how you can get involved today!Discover RILA
RILA is the US trade association for leading retailers. We convene decision-makers, advocate for the industry, and promote operational excellence.
Retail Litigation Center
Directed by chief legal officers of leading retailers, the RLC is the only organization advocating for retail's top priorities in the judiciary.
Opportunities to network, share ideas and learn together with industry peers.
RILA committees and councils gather retail leaders to network and share information on leading practices, operational challenges, and industry trends.
RILA works with leading retailers to meet the challenges of a dynamic economy. Through collaboration and thought leadership, we advance the industry.
Retail Compliance Center
Retail Compliance Center provides retailers with the information they need to remain compliant and improve environmental performance.
Retail Innovation Center
To address the new retail landscape, RILA formed the Retail Innovation Center and “RTech” brand in the retail, innovation, and policymaking arenas.
Collaboration makes retailers better. In bringing them together to share, learn, and advocate, we advance our members - and strengthen our industry.
Managing Chemicals in Products Webinar
- Jul 15 - Jul 15, 20
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
RILA is for those that lead not just in sales but in aspiration. Our aim: To envision the future of retail & equip leading retailers to succeed in it.Read More
Vendors and Solution Providers
RILA Associate Members provide services that support retailers and product manufacturers.Read More
Consumer Product Manufacturers
A product manufacturer members must manufacture products intended for the end consumer that are sold through retail outlets.Read More
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