VANCOUVER, Sept. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Media are invited to attend Retail West, Western Canada's premier retail event, taking place on Thursday, September 27 at Vancouver's Pan Pacific hotel.
A Retail Council of Canada (RCC) conference, highlights of Retail West will include:
- Leaders in Retail Breakfast
Brian Hill, RCC's 2012 Retailer of the Year and founder and CEO of Aritzia, will share his hard won experience taking Aritzia from an independent family owned store to a global brand.
- The Why Behind the Buy
Corrine Sandler, CEO of Fresh Intelligence Research Corp., will provide data-rich insight into the evolving retail customer and understanding what motivates the customer along the Path to Purchase. As mobile and online platforms continue to gain momentum, comprehending the impact and connection to brick and mortar stores is critical.
- The Future of Retail
This panel discussion will include: John Stanton Jr., Partner & COO, The Running Room; Ed des Roches, Co-Owner and President of The Plum Clothing Company, and; Gord McOrmond, Owner of Simply Computing. Moderated by Diane J. Brisebois, President & CEO, Retail Council of Canada, the panel will examine what the retail industry needs to do to serve the customers of tomorrow.
When: Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, 7:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Pan Pacific Hotel, 300 - 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
SOURCE: Retail Council of Canada
For further information:
If you will be attending, please send an RSVP to Wendy Baker: [email protected]