About RLS

Retail Leadership Summit (RLS) is the biggest knowledge sharing platform organised by the industry, for the industry. It brings together all the stakeholders of retail for a common dialogue on the way forward. Over the years, it has come to be known as a premier platform where the biggest and brightest convene to exchange ideas, share business insights and deliberate on all things retail on a macro-level. Retail professionals flock to RLS as it is one of the most effective networking platforms where they get a chance to meet peers, potential partners and industry leaders. Be it a retail professional, service provider, retailer or a business management student, RLS has something for everyone.

Who We Are

Retailers Association of India (RAI) is the unified voice of retailers in India. A not for profit organization, RAI works with all stakeholders for creating the right environment for the growth of modern retail industry in India. We encourage, develop, facilitate and support retailers to modernize and adopt best practices that will delight customers.

What We Do

RAI is a strong advocate for retailing in India and works with all levels of government and stakeholders. Our charter is to support employment growth and career opportunities in retail, to promote and sustain retail investments in communities from coast-to-coast, and to enhance consumer choice and industry competitiveness. RAI also provides its members with a full range of services and programs including education and training, benchmarking and best practices, networking, Policy advocacy, and industry information. Thus, RAI is the lead trade association representing an entire gamut of retailers, from chain store retailers and department stores through to independent emerging retailers, selling a wide selection of products across cities, towns, rural and virtual stores.

Our Initiatives

RAI Provides: Advocacy support – we aggregate and represent the “Voice of Industry” to policy makers and the government. Networking and Events – We provide regional and national events for members to network with each other and with the larger Retail Fraternity. Learning & Development – We provide a range of workshops and seminars for members to skill up as they scale up. Knowledge & Research – We work with a number of Knowledge Partners to deliver authoritative, insightful industry reports.