Retail Council of Canada

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Dec 12, 2018, 06:30 ET Canadian Consumers Are Growing Less Patient with Retailers

Time-pressed Canadians are more demanding and more likely to switch retailers if their experience is frustrating TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadian consumers are becoming less forgiving and more ...


Nov 18, 2018, 05:00 ET Retail Council of Canada Calls on Government to End Postal Strikes as Canada Enters Crucial Holiday Shopping Period

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - In a letter sent today to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (see below), Retail Council of Canada (RCC) called upon the Government of Canada to use its legislative powers...


Nov 07, 2018, 08:00 ET More Canadians Choosing Black Friday Over Boxing Day for Holiday Deals

Majority of shoppers intend to "Buy in Canada" this holiday season TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Boxing Day may be passé. A survey conducted by Leger for Retail Council of Canada shows Black Friday...


Oct 23, 2018, 12:28 ET Retail Council of Canada Applauds Ontario Government's Move to Revisit Labour Laws

Statement in Response to Provincial Government's Announcement on Revisions to Bill 148 TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Retail Council of Canada (RCC) issues the following statement in response to...


Oct 18, 2018, 09:00 ET USMCA, Cannabis, Consumers, Experiential Retail and Brand Resilience Explored at Retail West 2018, November 6, 2018

Retail West, Western Canada's largest retail conference, discusses new twists to the most pressing concerns and opportunities facing retailers in Canada. TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - On November 6, ...


Sep 10, 2018, 07:00 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: Don't miss Retail Secure 2018 & Cannabis in Retail Forum

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Two back-to-back conferences focus on Data Security, Racial Bias and Cannabis in the Workplace Data security, racial bias and cannabis are hot topics in the retail...


Sep 06, 2018, 07:30 ET Don Berezowski Honoured for Lifetime Achievement

Industry veteran and Walmart Canada's Director of Environmental Health and Safety to receive 2018 RCC Retail Secure Lifetime Achievement Award TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Retail Council of Canada...


Jun 13, 2018, 11:45 ET Retail Council of Canada Commends CFIA on the New Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Changes will ensure consumers have access to safe, high-quality food at affordable prices TORONTO, June 13, 2018 /CNW/ - On behalf of its members, Retail Council of Canada (RCC) welcomes the new Safe ...


Jun 04, 2018, 14:42 ET Retail's Future Leaders: 2018 Retail as a Career Scholarship Winners

Most promising retail talent receive $25,000 in scholarships to further their education TORONTO, June 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Seventeen post-secondary students received $1,000 each as part of Retail Council...


May 31, 2018, 08:51 ET 25th Anniversary Canadian Grand Prix New Product Winners Revealed

New products reflect consumer demand for healthier foods and more exotic flavours TORONTO, May 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Metro Brands, g.p. was the most awarded company at this year's 25th Anniversary...


May 29, 2018, 22:05 ET Retail Council of Canada Honours Retail's Top Achievers at the 2018 Excellence in Retailing Awards Gala

Recognizing and celebrating the best retailer leaders in Canada in 2018 TORONTO, May 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Twelve of Canada's most innovative retailers took home top accolades tonight at the 2018...


May 29, 2018, 21:39 ET Interac Corp. and Retail Council of Canada Announce Top Applicant of the 2018 Retail as a Career Scholarship Program

Commitment to developing tomorrow's retail leaders in Canada continues to grow TORONTO, May 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Interac Corp. and Retail Council of Canada (RCC) are delighted to reveal that Connor...


May 24, 2018, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - Don't Miss STORE 2018

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...


May 08, 2018, 06:30 ET The Home Depot Canada's Jeff Kinnaird named RCC's Excellence in Retailing 2018 Distinguished Canadian Retailer of the Year

Steadfast commitment to Canadians builds retailer's impact and business success TORONTO, May 8, 2018 /CNW/ - Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is thrilled to honour The Home Depot Canada's President...


May 01, 2018, 06:30 ET T&T Supermarkets' Cindy and Tina Lee receive RCC's 2018 Canadian Grand Prix Trailblazer Lifetime Achievement Award

Canadian chain honoured for 25 years of developing authentic Asian grocery in Canada TORONTO, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is excited to announce T&T Supermarkets' founder Cindy ...


Apr 25, 2018, 08:30 ET Lee Valley's Robin Lee and the Lee Family Announced as 2018 RCC's Excellence in Retailing Awards Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

An unwavering 40-year commitment to selecting hard-to-find quality tools that help people do what they love shapes family-run retailer's outstanding success TORONTO, April 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Retail...


Apr 17, 2018, 08:30 ET Retail Council of Canada's STORE 2018 retail conference examines winning global retail strategies that are surpassing consumer demands and delivering

JUST RELEASED: Full Agenda for STORE 2018, Canada's Biggest Retail Conference of the Year TORONTO, April 17, 2018 /CNW/ - With changing technology, evolving consumerism, social activism and political ...


Apr 11, 2018, 08:30 ET Vernon, BC's Birch Hill Studio Recognized as 2018 Independent Retailer of the Year by Retail Council of Canada

Love of unique gifts and commitment to Canadian-only products hits the mark for this dynamic family-run business TORONTO, April 11, 2018 /CNW/ - Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is excited to select...


Apr 04, 2018, 14:36 ET Finalists for 25th Anniversary Canadian Grand Prix New Products Announced

Shortlist features innovative new products geared at a more upscale client and sophisticated palate TORONTO, April 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is excited to reveal the finalists...


Feb 05, 2018, 10:00 ET Nomination - Marc Fortin, President, RCC-Quebec

MONTREAL, Feb. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is proud to welcome Marc Fortin as the new President, RCC-Quebec. Until recently, he was the President & CEO of Distribution Canada Inc...


Dec 20, 2017, 09:00 ET Myth-Busting: Study shows Canadian consumers still prefer bricks-and-mortar stores but …

Bricks-and-mortar stores continue to capture most retail sales in every major category Discount, grocery, and department stores are where more than 90 per cent of sales happen in the store TORONTO,...


Oct 16, 2017, 13:51 ET Retail Council of Canada Encouraged by Revised CCPC Tax Measures

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Retail Council of Canada (RCC) is responding favourably to the revised package of small business income tax measures announced today by the Government of Canada. The...


Oct 02, 2017, 11:08 ET NAFTA, retail innovation, brand resilience and entrepreneurial retailer leadership examined on Oct 12 at Retail West 2017

Retail West, Western Canada's largest retail conference, to explore the most pressing concerns and opportunities facing retailers in today's unpredictable commerce landscape. TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2017...


Sep 28, 2017, 19:56 ET 25th Anniversary Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards Now Accepting Entries

New product manufacturers can now take advantage of an even more effective program to fast track success. TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - New products (or re-imaged ones) energize retail and offer...


Sep 14, 2017, 12:47 ET The Flyer's Surprising Resilience, Relevance and Impact

Top retailers and marketers meeting on October 31, 2017 to explore what's next for the retail flyer - in both its many paper and digital formats - as it bridges the requirements of both mass reach...