Retail Insights

Retail InsightsThought Leadership, Research &
Collaboration for Retail Leaders.

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

Labor Activity in Retail (2022)

Labor Activity in Retail (2022)

RILA and IRI Consultants 2022 report provides data around the rate and growth of labor activity in 2021 and outlines key strategies to help leading retailers address workforce challenges.

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RILA Climate Action Blueprint (2022)

RILA Climate Action Blueprint (2022)

The Retail Climate Action Blueprint is a clearinghouse of approaches for US-based retail companies identifying their next steps on a path to a net zero emissions future.

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Impact of Counterfeit and Stolen Goods

Impact of Counterfeit and Stolen Goods

The ease of selling counterfeit and stolen goods to unsuspecting consumers has attracted organized criminal networks that are becoming more aggressive, manipulative and brazen as a growing number of Americans shop online amid the pandemic.

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Explore our Leading Retail Insights and Strategic Conversations

Demystifying the Metaverse Continuum Retail (2022)

Demystifying the Metaverse Continuum Retail (2022)

The Metaverse Continuum will transform how businesses interact with customers, how work is done, what products and services companies offer, how they make and distribute them, and how they operate their organizations. Join David Treat, Senior Managing Director, Accenture, to learn more.

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Reducing In-Store Violence Through Collaboration (2022)

Reducing In-Store Violence Through Collaboration (2022)

Discussion on high-risk situations seen throughout retail and focus on mitigation strategies you can implement post critical incident.

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Climate Change, Sustainability and Your Supply Chain (2022)

Climate Change, Sustainability and Your Supply Chain (2022)

Discussion with top retail and supply chain leaders who will share more about how their companies are pursuing meaningful climate goals and what will be required in the years ahead to achieve them.

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The Metaverse, and its opportunities are vast.

Upcoming Events & Webinars

Responsible Sourcing Committee Meeting


  • Oct 5, 2022
  • New York, NY

Supply Chain Leaders Council Meeting


  • Oct 5, 2022
  • Conroe, TX

Transportation/Logistics Committee Meeting


  • Oct 11 - Oct 12, 2022
  • Minneapolis, MN

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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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