Understanding how Generation Z will influence the way other generations shop and the anticipated impact on retailers is just one of the many topics on the agenda at STORE 2019, Canada’s biggest retail conference and event. The two-day conference targeted at the unique needs of the dynamic retail industry in Canada will bring together the who’s who in retail to examine these issues along with critical retail trends and shifts. CEO’s and retail leaders from notable brands such as HBC, Joe Fresh, Staples Canada, Farm Boy, Whole Foods and many others will share their insight and tackle how retailers in Canada can thrive and meet consumer needs.
This year’s event will also feature demonstrations showcasing some of the world’s leading tech innovations for the retail industry including the dressing room of the future by Ontario startup Passen. The company’s 3D modelling technology is expected to revolutionize body measurements and ensure the perfect for customers buying clothing.
Each day will conclude with a cocktail reception and a gala dinner and awards presentation celebrating the industry’s best:
- Excellence in Retailing Awards Gala Dinner – May 28, 2019
- Canadian Grand Prix Awards Gala Dinner – May 29, 2019
What: STORE 2019, Canada’s Biggest Retail Conference
When: May 28 & 29, 2019
Where: Toronto Congress Centre, North Building, 650 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON
Who: More than 70 well-known speakers | 2,000+ conference delegates
About Retail Council of Canada
Retail is Canada’s largest private sector employer with over 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 $375 billion in 2018. Retail Council of Canada (RCC) members represent more than two-thirds of core 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