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Avila Retail operates 20 specialty retail store locations in airports across the country and employees approximately 140 staff members. In addition we help support artists from all parts of the USA.
John and Kathleen Avila started what is now Avila Retail Development & Management, LLC thirty five years ago as wholesalers of Native American jewelry. The Avila’s evolved this wholesale enterprise into retail and have operated retail stores since 1978.
The AVILA RETAIL Development & Management, LLC headquarters and corporate offices are based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.Airport DBE retailers since 1991, the Avila’s used those early opportunities to learn how to work together as a husband and wife team and build the financial means to grow AVILA RETAIL, providing career opportunities for many employees and participation in the community at large.
The Avila’s business has grown from a two-person, one-store enterprise to twenty-three specialty retail stores operating in three states with a diverse staff of approximately 180 people. Members bring their individual talents together to make each store profitable, successful, and a delight for customers.
The Avila philosophy includes a responsibility to provide growth opportunity to employees, both personally and professionally. Dedication to people is the driving force behind the Avila’s commitment to business growth.