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My Store, My Story

October 10, 2014

CraigColin and I had the privilege of presenting at the recent My Store, My Story event in Winnipeg. My Store is the independent business division of the Retail Council of Canada and focuses on promoting and supporting independent retailers in Canada.

The My Store, My Story Events are hosted by the Retail Council of Canada and offer presentations from by independent retailers for independent retailers. Our event was at the Inn at the Forks and was co-sponsored by RBC.

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L to R: Lanny McIness from RCC, Craig, Colin, Glenn Crook from RBC

Lanny McIness the RCC’s Prairie Director asked us to talk about ‘adapting to change’. Our presentation focused on how we’ve evolved by recognizing that we were competing with all retail of all levels and how we adapted to specific changes within our industry. We focused on store design, branding, technology and human resources.

It was a diverse crowd of local retailers in the audience and included such familiar names as Corey’s Computing, Canadian Woodworkers, JS Furniture Galleries, The Diamond Gallery and the Who Dunnit Mystery Book Store to name a few. It was a very engaged crowd with lot’s of questions. We hope that our insights from more than 20 years in business provided some useful information for all attendees.

We’ve been strong supporters of the Retail Council of Canada over the years and have found them to be a useful resource and a great support group for the retail industry. It was an honour and a pleasure to be asked to present at the Winnipeg My Store, My Storey event and we look forward to the next one!

Cheers,

Craig, Wine Sense


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One response to “My Store, My Story”

  1. RCC was thrilled to host you and Colin at our Winnipeg MySTORE, MySTORY event! Thank you for sharing your inspiring story with the community.

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