Retail Council of Canada invites Edmonton retail merchants to an evening of learning and inspiration on October 6

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Edmonton store-owners looking to sharpen their competitive edge are invited to an evening of learning and networking hosted by Retail Council of Canada (RCC), the country's go-to association for merchants. The event – part of a cross-Canada series dubbed the MySTORE MySTORY fall roadshow – takes place on Tuesday, October 6 at Yellowhead Brewing Company.

The roadshow series is designed for independent merchants to connect with peers, engage with industry experts and be inspired by the success story of a local retail entrepreneur. The Edmonton event will feature a presentation by Sharon and Steve Budnarchuk, Owners of Audreys Books, who will discuss how they manage the major risks and challenges of running an independent bookstore, including staying competitive in the digital age.

The event begins at 6 pm with a reception, and is free for independent retailers. To register, click here.  

The MySTORE MySTORY roadshow series is presented by Moneris Solutions. The Edmonton event is sponsored by MasterCard.

About Retail Council of Canada

RCC is the Voice of Retail in Canada representing more than 45,000 store fronts of all retail formats, including department, specialty, discount, and independent stores, and online merchants in general merchandise, grocery and drugs. Its membership represents over two-thirds of all retail sales in Canada. Working together with the community, the MySTORE division speaks to the unique needs of independent retailers. @RetailCouncil @RCCMySTORE


SOURCE Retail Council of Canada

For further information: Colin Asuncion, Retail Council of Canada,, 1-888-373-8245


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