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Oct 11, 2018, 12:33 ET New Research Defines Ten Shopping Styles of the Modern Consumer

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) today released a report, "Shopping Styles in...


Sep 17, 2018, 11:08 ET Retail Industry Leaders Association Launches (R)Tech Open Innovation Engine: Connecting Retailers with Solvers

Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association, the trade association for America's largest and most innovative brands, launched its (R)Tech Open...


Sep 10, 2018, 10:24 ET New Research Explores the Changing Consumer and the New Definition of Retail

Accenture and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) today published a new research report, which examines how retailers can capitalize on...


Sep 05, 2018, 12:16 ET Retail Industry Leaders Association Launches "September is for (R)Tech"

Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association, the trade association for America's largest and most innovative retail brands, kicked off its...


Jun 25, 2018, 10:38 ET Retailers: SCOTUS Decision in AMEX Credit Card Fees Case a "Loss for Consumers"

Today Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) general counsel and Retail Litigation Center (RLC) president Deborah White expressed disappointment...


Jun 21, 2018, 10:47 ET RILA: WayFair Decision a Win for Retailers, Free Markets and Fair Play

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America's largest and most innovative retailers, released a statement...


Jun 04, 2018, 12:11 ET RILA Announces First-Ever (R)Tech Global Retail Challenge

Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America's largest and most innovative retail brands, announced its...


Apr 17, 2018, 09:44 ET Retailers Hopeful Supreme Court Will Restore Free Market Competition

Today the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case that could finally end the special treatment...


Apr 06, 2018, 10:36 ET Retailers Warn Escalating Tariffs Will Cut Further into American Shopping Carts and Wallets

Today the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) expressed alarm over the announcement that President Donald Trump has instructed the United...


Mar 19, 2018, 08:34 ET Retailers to White House: "Do Right by American Families" on Trade

Today, some of the largest brands in retail sent a letter to President Trump outlining their concerns about the detrimental impact broadly applied...


Jan 29, 2018, 12:18 ET America's Retailers Roll Out 2018 Policy Priorities Ahead of President's State of the Union Address

Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for today's most recognized and innovative retailers, released its list...


Jan 23, 2018, 10:33 ET Game-Changing Startups Recognized at RILA's Retail CEO Forum

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America's most recognized and innovative retailers, today announced the...


Jan 22, 2018, 10:31 ET Target CEO Brian Cornell to Chair RILA Board of Directors

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced today that four top retail executives have been selected to join the association's Board of...


Jan 12, 2018, 03:28 ET Supreme Court Takes Case to Decide Fate of Online Sales Tax

Twenty five years after the United States Supreme Court created the loophole that today allows Internet-only sellers to evade state sales tax...


Dec 14, 2017, 17:58 ET Retail Groups File Amicus in SCOTUS Amex Credit Card Fees Case

Today, the trade associations for America's most recognized retailers, filed a joint amicus brief in Ohio, et al. v. American Express. The case,...


Nov 16, 2017, 12:24 ET Retail Industry Leaders Association Urges Congress to Pass Tax Reform that Benefits American Retailers and Consumers

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America's most recognized and innovative retail brands, discussed the need...


Oct 20, 2017, 14:03 ET Retail Community Joins Together to Launch U.S. Global Value Chain Coalition

Today, organizations representing America's most recognized retail brands, suppliers and Main Street businesses, announced the launch of the U.S....


Oct 03, 2017, 09:42 ET Online Sales Tax Challenge Headed to Supreme Court

Twenty-five years ago, in 1992, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Quill Corp v. North Dakota that a state could not require out-of-state...


Sep 27, 2017, 12:43 ET Retailers Committed to Fixing Broken Tax Code

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for today's most recognized and innovative retail brands, issued a statement...


Sep 20, 2017, 10:52 ET Zebra Technologies and RILA Announce Strategic Partnership to Further Retail Innovation

Today, Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), the market leader in rugged mobile computers, barcode scanners and barcode printers enhanced...


Aug 30, 2017, 12:39 ET Retailers and Customers Give Hope in the Wake of Harvey

As Hurricane Harvey touched down on Friday, the retail community in Texas, Louisiana and across the country sprang into action. Some of America's...


Aug 16, 2017, 10:28 ET RILA Announces (R)Tech Retail CEO Innovation Awards

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America's most recognized and innovative retail brands, announced its call...


Jul 27, 2017, 14:50 ET With BAT Off the Table, Retailers Ready to Advocate for Tax Reform

Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) praised the decision of the White House and Congressional Leadership to remove the Border...


Jul 26, 2017, 10:28 ET New Report Unveils Four Elements Necessary to Building a Culture of Innovation in Retail

Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association's (RILA) (R)Tech Center for Innovation, released findings of the cultural challenges and solutions...


May 24, 2017, 19:43 ET Retailers React to Swipe Fee Reform Victory

Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) responded to news that House Republicans leaders were removing the repeal of swipe fee reform...