Become a Member

  • Founder Member
  • RAI's founder members include 50 of the biggest brands in Retail in India - spanning a variety of formats (supermarkets to specialty), sizes and regions in India. Founder members are accepted by invitation only.
  • Core Member
  • Core Membership of RAI is applicable to modern retailers across sectors. The mandate for enrollment as Core member is:
    • The retailer should issue a tax invoice for every transaction.
    • Should be registered under VAT / Service Tax.
    • The retailer should not employ child labour.
    • More than 50% of the organization's business or 100 Crore whichever is less should be from retail activities.
  • Membership fee is based on Turnover. Details available in the Membership Form.

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  • Associate Member
  • The Associate Members are companies that offer support to the retail industry such as retail consultancies, suppliers to the industry such as retail hardware and software suppliers (design companies, retail fixture and furniture companies, POS hardware, ERP, software, security systems). To be eligible you should:
    • Be Registered as a Company or Firm in India.
    • Be a Supplier, Vendor, Developers or Service providers to the Retail Industry.
    • Be Registered under VAT/Service Tax/PF/ESI.
  • Membership fee is based on Turnover. Details available in the Membership Form.

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  • Real Estate Member
  • Real Estate is a significant partner to handhold modern retailing in its growth. To be eligible you should:
    • Should be a real estate developer
    • Should be registered under VAT/Sales Tax/Service Tax/PF/ESI etc.
  • Membership fee is based on Turnover. Details available in the Membership Form.

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  • Academic Membership
  • RAI partners with Universities and Academia to help create courses relevant to the industry. Academic members help RAI cross pollinate industry's needs into the academic world. They also help to identify research opportunities provided by the member companies for bridging knowledge gaps and benchmarking efficiencies in retail. To be eligible you should:
    • Be registered as an Educational Institution or an Educational Trust in India.
    • Offer one or more courses in Management/Retail/Design/Visual Merchandising, as part of the curriculum.
  • Membership is structured as a one-time “sign-up” fees and a nominal annual membership fees. Details are available in the membership form.

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  • Affiliate Association
  • RAI seeks to promote the exchange of information among other national industry associations to identify opportunities for cooperation in domains of common interest. To build consensus among different industry sectors with respect to Government policy as it is important for the industry to project a common approach. RAI works with associations such as NASSCOM, The Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), Gems & Jewellery Association of India (GJAI), National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), All India Footwear Manufacturers & Retailers Association (AIFMRA), etc.
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Contact Us

Retailers Association of India (RAI)
111/112, Ascot Centre, Near Hotel ITC Maratha, Sahar Road, Sahar,
Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400099.
Tel : +91 22 28269527 - 29
Fax : +91 22 28269536,
CIN: U91990MH2005GAP151959

About Us

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.  Read More.

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