The Academy for Retail Innovation and Management (ARIM) was established in November 2018 to offer professional programmes and activities to train up talents for the industry, and to serve as a learning platform for retail industry executives with a view to advancing management excellence in the retail the retail sector in Hong Kong, mainland China, and the Region.

ARIM offers advanced retail management programmes/courses to nurture human capital in the retail sector. ARIM also provides a network for renowned scholars and experts to interact with the retail industry professionals and practitioners, as well as HKMA fellows and members. In the process, ARIM promotes best practices and innovative ideas relevant to retail management sector.