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The Retail Industry Leaders Association is the US trade association for leading retailers. We convene decision-makers, advocate for the industry, and promote operational excellence and innovation. Our aim is to elevate a dynamic industry by transforming the environment in which retailers operate.

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Featured Reports for Leading Retailers

Retail Climate Priorities

Retail Climate Priorities

Effective public policy has a critical role to play in protecting communities and economies globally from climate change’s most disruptive impacts.

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Retail Speaks: Seven imperatives for the industry

Retail Speaks: Seven imperatives for the industry

Our report identifies 7 imperatives that can give retailers the ability to adapt to a changing consumer landscape while pursuing new opportunities.

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Total Retail Loss Report

Total Retail Loss Report

New RILA report analyzes the global retail industry’s adoption of the Total Retail Loss (TRL) concept to manage loss.

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Celebrating LGBTQ+ PRIDE, Advocacy and Impact

Celebrating LGBTQ+ PRIDE, Advocacy and Impact

A conversation with the CEO of Neiman Marcus & President of Human Rights Campaign on being an LGBTQ+ leader and advocate in the retail industry.

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Using Science and Supply Chain to End the COVID-19 Pandemic

Using Science and Supply Chain to End the COVID-19 Pandemic

Moderna's Mike Mullette, Vice President, North America, Commercial Operations will dive into how Moderna is using science and supply chain to end the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Leading Retail Insights: The 2021 Consumer Shift

Leading Retail Insights: The 2021 Consumer Shift

RILA and The NPD Group’s Don Unser discuss what reopening means for the retail industry and the future of consumer spending.

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Upcoming Events and Webinars

Energy Resiliency in the Supply Chain Webinar: Transportation + Sustainability Series


  • Jul 28, 2021
  • Webinar

Virtual Responsible Sourcing Committee Meeting


  • Jul 29, 2021
  • Virtual

RILA Round Table: The Value of Intermodal Chassis to a Retailer's Supply Chain


  • Aug 11, 2021
  • Digital Round Table

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The Voice of the Retail Industry

RILA serves as a voice for the retail industry and our members to help drive the policy agenda forward and showcase exciting industry initiatives. Discover how retail works for all.

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Retail CEO Policy Summit 2021


  • Jul 14 - Jul 15, 21
  • Washington, DC

LINK2021: The Retail Supply Chain Conference


  • Aug 17 - Aug 20, 21
  • Orlando, FL

Retail Asset Protection Conference 2021


  • Aug 17 - Aug 20, 21
  • Orlando, FL

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