We EmpowerToday's And Tomorrow's
RILA 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.More About Rila
RILA partners with leading retailers to meet the challenges of a dynamic economy. Through collaboration and thought leadership, we advance ideas that foster free markets, competition, economic growth, and sustainability.More About Our Focus Areas
RILA is committed to supporting the AP industry’s efforts to adapt to today’s consumer needs without compromising safety, security, and profit.
RILA is focused on serving as a resource for our members as they navigate finance-related challenges and opportunities by offering several networks.
RILA advocates for sound policies that support diversity, flexibility, upward mobility, and the power to choose one’s own path.
Legal Affairs and Compliance
RILA provides a network for leading retailers to share best practices and act on the most pressing legal issues of the day.
RILA engages policymakers at the federal and state level to advocate for policies to allow retailers and the communities they serve in to thrive.
RILA is committed to providing retail leaders with knowledge and innovative solutions as ubiquitous and evolving consumer shopping disrupts retail.
Sustainability / Environment
RILA uses benchmarking studies, partnerships, and research to help leading retailers collaborate and tailor their programs and initiatives.
Technology and Innovation
The retail innovation ecosystem, which includes RILA’s RTech community, works strategically together to address critical retail industry needs.
Take it from our members
After nearly three years in the RILA board, what's made the greatest impression on me is that, when we work together as leaders of the 42 million American people who make up the retail industry, we have an incredibly powerful voice to advocate for our customers, our teams, and our communities.
- Chairman, RILA – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
- Target Corporation
- Minneapolis, MN
RILA COO Talks Competition and Protecting Free Markets
- By [Brian Dodge]
Q&A: Lessons Learned from the 2018 Global Retail Challenge
- By [Katie Nicholos]
Retailers Welcome Nomination of Scalia as Labor Secretary
- By [Brian Dodge]
How to measure and manage losses from self-checkout tech
- By [Lisa LaBruno]
RILA Speaks on Product Recall Effectiveness
- By [Autumn Moore]
Retailers Ask Supreme Court for Clarity in ADA Site Claims
- By [Deborah White]
Retailers Abound on List of Best Employers for Women
- By [Evan Armstrong]