Retailers Association of India (rai) is the unified voice of Indian retailers working with all the stakeholders for creating the right environment for the growth of the modern retail industry in India. RAI is the body that encourages, develops, facilitates and supports retailers to become modern and adopt best practices that will delight customers. RAI has a three charter aim of Retail Development, Facilitation and Propagation.
The country’s key retailers have been spearheading the growth of RAI. RAI’s Governing Board comprises the following people who led the retail revolution in our country – Mr. Kishore Biyani of Pantaloons, Mr. B S Nagesh of Shoppers Stop, Mr. Noel Tata of Trent Ltd, Mr. Vinay Nadkarni of Globus, Mr. T. Shantakumar of Kirtilal Kalidas Jewellers Pvt. Ltd., Mr Sumantra Banerjee of RPG Retail, Mr. B A Kodandarama Setty of Viveks, Mr. Vikram Bakshi of McDonalds India (North & East), Mr. Ajit Joshi of Infiniti Retail Ltd, Mr. Rajiv Agarwal of The MobileStore Ltd, Mr. R C Agarwal of Vishal Retail Ltd, Mr. Gibson G Vedamani of Kirtilal Kalidas Jewellery Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. Kumar Rajagopalan, Chief Executive Officer, RAI.