We create, design and define the future of retail

Who we are

Retail Innovation Lab is a collaborative ecosystem where public and private innovators, can share knowledge, generate new opportunities, and drive the adoption of disruptive solutions in the retail sector. An initiative to revolution the transformation of the retail sector. A meeting point where to imagine, design and co-create the future of the industry. An exclusive space for senior executives and experts who want to drive innovation in the retail sector.

RIL is a place of collaboration where to integrate the top players and industry leaders through activities that allow us to generate a great impact, tangible results and projects of the highest level.

Leading the project: Dimas Gimeno

Spanish Retail Leader with more than 20 years of experience in the sector. A special in digital transformation, omnichannel and new business models.

From 2014 to 2018, President of El Corte Inglés, one of Spain’s leading companies and a leader in the European retail sector.

Currently, the executive president of the phenomenon of WOW concept. A phygical and innovative store that connects people with the brands of the future.

What we do

Personalized Assistance

To help detect needs and starting points, to create the best connections between corporations and innovative ecosystem.

Access to startups & Ecosys

Our objective is to detect Startups that will be a benchmark in the retail sector in the next 5 years so that we can start collaborating with them to be prepared for the future.

Quaterly Events

Will be organized for all members, and will be hosted by Dimas Gimeno. The main objective is the dissemination of knowledge and the connection between people.

Report Generation

A bi-annual collaborative report will be created providing knowledge of the future of the retail sector, by obtaining theoretical insights, case studies and innovation trends.

Cross Innovation

A common space to collaborate and innovate together, through dynamic workshops.Cross-innovation is based on the concepts of “collaboration” and “sharing”.

Micro Networking

Face-to-face meetings, between Madrid and Barcelona, and online meetings.We seek to share insights of the sector, success stories… to create connection, through networking




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