Working Groups

Working groups offer a unique opportunity for close engagement between members on a host of issues which impact on retailers. Our working groups also help to inform and frame our policy agenda and advocacy activities. 

Retail Ireland Board 
The Board of Retail Ireland is comprised of a small group of senior executives of some of our member companies. All categories of retail are represented. 

Retail Ireland Council 
Each of our member companies is invited to appoint one or two senior representative to sit on our Council, which meets twice a year. 

Alcohol Group 
Our dedicated Alcohol Group complements our members' commitment to the Responsible Retailing of Alcohol in Ireland (RRAI) initiative. 

Grocery Group 
Our Grocery Group engages on policy, regulatory and operational issues pertaining specifically to the supermarket, convenience and grocery trade. 

Health & Safety Group 
Our dedicated Health & Safety Group brings together members from across the world of retail and meets three times per year. 

Payments Group 
Our Payments Working Group allows members to discuss and debate complex issues in the Irish and global payments system. 

City & Town Centres Group 
Our City & Town Centres Group leads Retail Ireland's commitment to reinvigorating the business environment in town centres and rejuvenating Ireland's traditional high streets. 

Ibec Retail HR Council 
Hosted in cooperation with our colleagues in Ibec's IR/HR Services Division, the Ibec Retail HR Council meets twice per year to debate the latest issues impacting HR practices within the retail industry.