Retail Council of Canada invites Toronto independent retailers to an evening of learning and inspiration on September 17

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Toronto 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 – the first in a cross-Canada series dubbed the MySTORE MySTORY fall roadshow – takes place Thursday, September 17 at The Spoke Club.

The roadshow series is designed for independent retailers to connect with peers, engage with industry experts and be inspired by the success story of a local retail entrepreneur. The Toronto event will feature a presentation by Kristy Wieber, Co-Founder and President of Rent Frock Repeat (, an innovative retail concept that allows women to rent designer dresses at a fraction of the purchase cost.

Thursday's event, which begins at 6:00 pm ET with a reception, is free for RCC members, and $25 for non-members. Registration details are available at

The MySTORE MySTORY roadshow series is presented by Moneris Solutions. The Toronto event is sponsored by RBC Royal Bank.

About Retail Council of Canada

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.  RCC is a strong advocate for retailing in Canada and works with all levels of government and other stakeholders to support employment growth and career opportunities in retail, to promote and sustain retail investments in communities from coast-to-coast, and to enhance consumer choice and industry competitiveness. RCC also provides its members with a full range of services and programs including education and training, benchmarking and best practices, networking, advocacy, and industry information. @RetailCouncil @RCCMySTORE #MySTOREMySTORY

SOURCE Retail Council of Canada

For further information: Colin Asuncion, Retail Council of Canada,, 416.467.3782


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