Canadian Retailer - November/December 2010 - (Page 3)
NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2010 VOLUME 20 ISSUE 6
Willy Kruh, Global Chairman, Consumer Markets, National Leader, High Growth Markets Canada, KPMG, moderating the KPMG 2010 Executive Roundtable.
12 STORE DESIGN > What’s in store for 2011 While the recent economic slowdown may have affected retail sales, steady recovery has fostered fresh ideas and a revitalization of traditional retail design. 17 RETAIL LEADER PERSPECTIVES > KPMG 2010 Executive Roundtable From the impact of the recession and the US economy to shifting consumer behaviour, retail executives weigh in on the issues impacting Canadian retail today and moving forward. 28 RCC: YEAR IN REVIEW > Association unapologetic in securing the rights of retailers 2010 presented a number of different challenges and opportunities for retailers across Canada, and RCC was at the fore to assist them in navigating a way forward. 32 MEMBER PROFILE > Customer feedback: leveraging the wind of change Wind Mobile owes a lot of its initial success to the power of conversation. Canadian Retailer speaks to the company’s Chairman Anthony Lacavera about its move into the highly competitive wireless market. 34 GLOBAL SOURCING > Getting to the source Considering growing economic forces like India, Brazil and Russia, Canadian Retailer takes a look around the globe at emerging sourcing opportunities for retailers. 38 RUMOUR MILL > American retailers look to the Great White North Looking for a stable economy, knowledgeable consumers and opportunities for growth, American retailers are increasingly looking toward Canada for expansion. 42 RETAIL Q&A > Mario Pilozzi The former Walmart Canada President shares his perspectives on international retail, coaching and managing a team, the state of the industry today and retail as a career. 46 GRASSROOTS MARKETING > Independents matter Bringing an entire community together can be a daunting task. But for independent retailers it’s all part of a day’s work.
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Canadian Retailer - November/December 2010