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 retailers across sectors. To join as a Core member, a retailer must fulfil the following conditions:
    • Issue a tax invoice for every transaction.
    • Be registered under VAT / Service Tax.
    • Not employ child labour.
    • Earn over 50% of the organization's business or INR 100 Crore whichever is less from retail activities.
  • Membership fee is based on Turnover. Details available in the Membership Form.

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  • Associate Member
  • Associate Members are companies that support retail industry. These include retail consultancies, retail hardware and software suppliers (design companies, retail fixture and furniture companies, POS hardware, ERP, software, security systems). To be eligible a service provider 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 members are companies that develop/manage retail destinations such as malls, shopping centres. To be eligible a company should:
    • Be a real estate developer
    • 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
  • Academic members are organisations that help fulfil the education, academic research and training needs of the industry. To be eligible an institution 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.
  • Acquiring membership involves a one-time “sign-up” fee and an annual fee, thereafter for maintaining the membership. Details are available in the membership form.

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  • Affiliate Association
  • Affiliate associations are associations/industry bodies that partner with RAI towards promoting exchange of information and pursuing common interests. For instance: 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,
Email: info@rai.net.in
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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