Reimagine the future of retail through the circular economy


What is the circular economy?


Learn more about design thinking

Learn more about design thinking



About the Global Retail Challenge

RILA and McGill University have invited universities from around the world to join the Challenge. Each participating university will develop 1-2 student teams under the guidance of a relevant faculty advisor. These teams will be charged with finding solutions to accelerate young consumers’ participation in scalable circular economies for retail and consumer products. Learn more

Our Partners

Meet our Partners & Sponsors

The Global Retail Challenge is possible due to our partners the Retail Industry Leaders Association, the RIC, McGill University, and the Bensadoun School of Retail Management, and our generous sponsors.