Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 5

canadian retailer

Spring 2015

an analyst's perspective

the 2015 food & Grocery roundtable gains the thoughts and insights of some of the
country's top grocery experts concerning the state of the industry and some of the
challenges and opportunities faced by canadian grocers. page 28

Features
FOOD SAFETY

16 leading partnership

FOOD AND GROCERY ROUNDTABLE

Collaborations between Retail Council of Canada
and top Canadian universities are helping to ensure
food safety for consumers across the country. They
are also improving the association's ability to research and analyze key trends within the industry.
MYSTORE: RETAILER'S GUIDE

a Budget, part
21 tips to Market onrelationships 2 oF 2:
huMan-to-huMan

Independent retailers are competing with online
box stores, international independents and wellconnected networks that allow artisans to sell
directly to consumers. But going shopping still has
allure, and retailers who can market themselves
smartly have a better chance of standing out from
the clutter and thriving.
INNOVATION

25 Bilder & de clercq: an innovation in eating

Bilder & De Clercq is a different kind of grocery
store than most Canadians will encounter on their
way home from work. It's a do-it-yourself-but-wemake-it-easy style of grocery store that is garnering
notice around the world.

28 taking inventory landscape is forever
The Canadian grocery

changing. And innovative grocers are always creating ways to enhance their offering. Find out from
industry experts where the challenges and opportunities are, and how the best are upping their games
to strengthen relationships with customers.
COMMUNICATIONS

consent
34 Managing number of practical and effective
There are a

permission-management approaches retailers and
other businesses can follow in order to become
CASL-compliant before the 'real' teeth of CASL
come into effect in 2017. Find out what they are.
PARTNER MESSAGE

38 kronos: serving up Fresh workForce
ManageMent

Staying competitive in a retail market facing increasing competition, high employee labour costs,
and the need for a positive customer experience
requires a fresh look at workforce management
strategy. Calgary Co-op, the largest cooperative
food retailer in Calgary, Alberta, has done just that.

departMents
6 publiSher'S deSk
8 retail currentS
12 retail: at iSSue

41 advertiSer'S index
42 retail quick tipS

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015

Publisher's Desk
Retail Currents
Retail: At Issue
Leading Partnership
Tips to Market on a Budget, Part 2 of 2: Human-to-Human Relationship
Bilder & De Clercq: An Innovation in Eating
Taking Inventory
An Analyst’s Perspective
Managing Consent
Kronos: Serving up Fresh Workforce Management
Advertiser's Index
Retail Quick Tips
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - bellyband1
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - bellyband2
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - cover1
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - cover2
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 3
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 4
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 5
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - Publisher's Desk
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 7
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - Retail Currents
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 9
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 10
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 11
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - Retail: At Issue
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 13
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 14
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 15
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - Leading Partnership
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 17
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 18
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 19
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 20
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - Tips to Market on a Budget, Part 2 of 2: Human-to-Human Relationship
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 22
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 23
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 24
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - Bilder & De Clercq: An Innovation in Eating
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 26
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 27
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - An Analyst’s Perspective
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Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 30
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Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 33
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - Managing Consent
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Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 36
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 37
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - Kronos: Serving up Fresh Workforce Management
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 39
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - 40
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - Advertiser's Index
Canadian Retailer - Spring 2015 - Retail Quick Tips
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