Retail Council of Canada (RCC) has been the Voice of Retail in Canada since 1963. We speak for an industry that touches the daily lives of Canadians in every corner of the country — by providing jobs, career opportunities, and by investing in the communities we serve.
RCC is a not-for-profit, industry-funded association representing more than 45,000 store fronts of all retail formats across Canada, including department, specialty, discount, and independent stores, and online merchants.
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.
To be the most authoritative and effective Voice of Retail in Canada.
To advance, promote and protect the interests of our members through effective advocacy, communications and education.
Upcoming events organized by RCC
If you have solutions to help retail marketing teams gain their competitive edge, Retail Council of Canada’s Retail Marketing Conference is the ideal forum for you to engage with the key decision makers in Canada.
STORE is Retail Council of Canada’s two-day conference held annually in Toronto. With an agenda and networking opportunities targeted to the unique needs of the dynamic retail industry in Canada, STORE is THE must-attend event of the season.
Retail Council of Canada takes pride in honoring the very best in retail innovation and creativity at the Excellence in Retailing Awards Gala. Every year these awards bring together the top talent in the Canadian Retail industry to recognize the years most innovative retailers in a variety of categories.
Winners will be announced at the Excellence in Retailing Awards Gala on May 29th, 2018!
Now in its 25th year, the Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards™ is an annual program that celebrates new products in food, non-food and private-label categories.
This awards program provides a unique opportunity for entrants to showcase their new products to a jury of industry experts and to be recognized by their peers.