/R E P E A T -- #DTLQC16 - On September 21, 2016, retail industry experts will be at DTL(QC.), organized by the Retail Council of Canada/

The event is a unique opportunity for you to learn all about the latest trends in retail.

MONTREAL, Sept. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The DTLQC. retail event is back for its 3rd edition at the Palais des congrès in Montreal. This year, we are once again expecting more than 400 industry professionals, influencers and decision-makers.

You will have the chance to hear Alain Brisebois from Lowe's Canada, Marty Neumeier, author of the bestselling "The Brand Gap," Daniel Côté from Sobeys, Dominique Brown from Chocolats Favoris and many other notable guests. The conferences and workshops will tackle today's hot topics, such as the challenges of omnichannel retail, loyalty programs adapted to consumer and company needs as well as the creation of a customer demand-centered chain of operations.

The RCC is proud to announce the official agenda of the 3rd DTLQC.. The following industry professionals will be on hand to share their innovative strategies and expertise:

Big Brands, Multiple Banners, and the Challenge of Omnichannel Retail 

Discover the strategies and insights behind one of the biggest brand mergers in Canadian retail in 2016.

Alain Brisebois

Executive Vice President, Affiliate Dealers and

Operations Central Services

Lowe's Canada

The Future of Consumer Brand Engagement

In retail today, a deep understanding of consumers has become a critical step in the ongoing success of brands as retailers continue to merge their physical and digital worlds.

Anne-Marie Leclair

Senior Partner, Vice President Strategy, lg2

Marine Godfroy

Director, Marketing, m0851

Phillippe Normand

Vice-President Marketing, La Maison Simons

Danièle Bergeron

Vice President & COO

SAIL Plein Air/Sportium

Wearables and Internet of Things

Nadia Shouraboura describes her bold vision to effortlessly merge the excitement of the physical store with the convenience of the online world.

Nadia Shouraboura

Founder & CEO, Hointer

A New Recipe for Loyalty:

The Chocolats Favoris Approach

Discover the thinking behind the innovative ChocoFanTM application and the upsides of using technology to gain customer brand loyalty.

Sébastien Morin

Partner - VP

Strategy & User Experience, Mirego

Dominique Brown

Owner and CEO, Chocolats Favoris

How to Innovate Across Channels to Win the Hearts of Your Customers

Learn how they are now able to adapt their business strategy for a constantly evolving competitive environment.


Vincent Trépanier

Executive Vice-President and Co-Founder, Orckestra

Martin Deschênes

Executive Vice-President, General Manager


How Virtual Reality Will Impact Shopping Habits

Do not miss this opportunity for retailers to create tailored immersive experiences.

Jean-François Tremblay
Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Practice Lead
Valtech Canada

The Brand Flip: Position Your Company for the Meaning Economy

Make the leap from a company-driven past to the customer-driven future. You'll learn how to flip your brand.

Marty Neumeier

Director of Transformation

Liquid Agency

Implementing an Agile, Consumer-Centric Supply Chain

Nowadays, the consumer-driven desire and demand for an extraordinary shopping experience has changed many facets of traditional in-store service and operations.

Alain Sawaya

Executive Director, Advisory Services, Management


Daniel Côté

VP Logistics, Distribution and Planning, Sobeys Quebec

Embracing the Consumer Shift

The consumer experience has shifted, and with mobile devices leading the charge, brands and companies must adapt.

Richard Cohene

Canadian Retail and

E-Commerce Lead, Facebook

Nicolas Gaudreau

Chief Marketing Officer, Groupe Dynamite

Embracing Digital Harmony

to Enhance the Consumer Experience

How can a retailer ensure the same experience wherever the customer is, either physically or digitally? How does digital and physical harmonization create agility?

Frederick Lecoq

SVP Marketing & eCommerce, FGL Sports Ltd

Spread the word:

Dans un Jardin is Coming up Roses

Over the past two years, the company has made a 180-degree shift, placing customers at the heart of every decision. The message was heard, and the clients have responded.

Eric Arminjon

President, Dans un Jardin


Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Montreal, Quebec 
H2Z 1H5

For more information or to register, click here.

DTLQC. features the participation of several partners.

Chase Paymentech is the conference's Presenting Sponsor. Other partners include Interac (Platinum Sponsor), Léger (Gold Sponsor), JRoss Retail Recruiters (Silver Sponsor), Association québécoise de la quincaillerie et des matériaux de construction, Isarta and Retail Insider (Media Partners) and eCOM | MTL and SIAL Canada (partners).

About the Retail Council of Canada

Retail is Canada's largest private sector employer with over 2 million Canadians working in our industry. In 2015, the sector generated over $59 billion in payroll and $340 billion in sales (excluding vehicle and fuel sales). The Retail Council of Canada (RCC) members represent more than two thirds of retail sales in the country. The RCC is a not-for-profit, industry-funded association that represents small, medium and large retail business in every community across the country. Known as the voice of retail in Quebec and Canada, RCC represents more than 45,000 storefronts in all retail formats, including department, grocery, specialty, discount, independent and online retailers.

SOURCE Retail Council of Canada

For further information: Philippe Dion, Manager, Communications, Retail Council of Canada, pdion@cccd-rcc.org, 514-449-3008


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