Canada's Biggest Retail Conference and Event of the Year Who's Who of Retail Discuss Innovative Approaches to Reshape the Industry
TORONTO, May 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Changing technology, evolving consumerism, social activism and political disruption are reshaping retail. The need for innovative approaches to retail has never been greater. STORE 2018 will bring together the biggest names in retail to examine these issues along with critical retail trends and shifts, and tackle how retailers in Canada can thrive and meet consumer needs.
Each day will conclude with a cocktail reception and a gala dinner and awards presentation celebrating the industry's best:
Retail is Canada's largest employer with 2.1 million Canadians working in our industry. The sector annually generates over $76 billion in wages and employee benefits. Core retail sales (excluding vehicles and gasoline) were $369 billion in 2017. Retail Council of Canada (RCC) members represent more than two thirds of retail sales in the country. RCC is a not-for-profit, industry-funded association that represents small, medium and large retail businesses in every community across the country. As the Voice of Retail™ in Canada, we proudly represent more than 45,000 storefronts in all retail formats, including department, grocery, specialty, discount, independent retailers and online merchants. RetailCouncil.org
SOURCE Retail Council of Canada
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