Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) President Sandy Kennedy issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Bill Hughes has been named Policy Director for House Majority Whip-Elect Steve Scalise (R-LA).
"Bill is an exceptionally talented professional. Bill's substantial contributions to the retail industry's public policy efforts are central to RILA's success in Washington over the past several years. We wish him well as he takes his skills and know-how back to Capitol Hill."
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.