The Retail Industry Leaders Association welcomed the passage of two bills to support innovators

Arlington , VA, 2016-Jul-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) today welcomed the passage of two bills from the House Financial Services Committee designed to help ensure businesses access to capital in the startup phase. Austen Jensen, RILA’s vice president, government affairs issued the following statement. “By alleviating some of the financial challenges […]

Austen Jensen and Dave Koenig join Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) lobbying team

Two New Lobbyists To Focus On Tax And Financial Services Issues Arlington , VA, 2016-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced the addition of two experienced professionals to its lobbying team, Austen Jensen and Dave Koenig. Both officially joined RILA on January 4. “Dave and Austen are well-versed in […]

Retail Industry Leaders Association expressed strong opposition to H.R. 2205, the Data Security Act of 2015

Arlington, VA, 2015-12-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — In a letter sent to members of the House Financial Services Committee today the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), along with thirteen other industry trade groups, expressed strong opposition to H.R. 2205, the Data Security Act of 2015. “While retailers strongly support efforts to safeguard financial data and protect […]

Retail Industry Leaders Association and Retail Litigation Center launched 2015 Retail Law Conference in San Antonio, TX

General Counsel Discuss Ways To Keep Up With Pace Of Change In Retail San Antonio, TX,  2015-10-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yesterday, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), in partnership with the Retail Litigation Center (RLC), launched the 2015 Retail Law Conference in San Antonio, TX. Now in its sixth year, the Retail Law Conference […]

Retail Industry Leaders Association introduced its second Retail Energy Management Report

Austin, TX, 2015-9-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) introduced its second Retail Energy Management Report, a resource for companies to compare energy management programs across the industry and identify opportunities for progress. The report was released prior to the opening of RILA’s 2015 Retail Sustainability Conference, now in its […]

Retail Industry Leaders Association awarded $750,000 grant by Department of Energy to support its Retail Energy Management Program

Arlington , VA, 2015-5-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of the Department of Energy’s ongoing efforts to increase energy efficiency in buildings across the country, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) was recently awarded a three-year $750,000 grant to support its Retail Energy Management Program. RILA was one of eight recipients of the […]

Retail Industry Leaders Association expressed support for the bi-partisan Save American Workers Act and the Forty Hours Is Full Time Act

Arlington, VA, 2015-1-8 — /EPR Retail News/ — In letters sent to Congress today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) expressed the industry’s support for the bi-partisan Save American Workers Act and the Forty Hours Is Full Time Act. Both the House bill, introduced by Representatives Todd Young (R-IN) and -Dan Lipinski (D-IL), and the Senate […]

Retail Industry Leaders Association appointments: Sue Pifer as the Vice President of Compliance and Tiffin Shewmake as the Director of the Center for Retail Compliance

Executives Will Be Tasked With Overseeing Completion Of Comprehensive Retail Industry Compliance Tool Arlington, VA, 2014-9-19— /EPR Retail News/ — Today the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced the addition of two executives.  Sue Pifer will join the association as the Vice President of Compliance and Tiffin Shewmake as the Director of the Center for […]