Congratulations to all of our 2016 Excellence in Retailing Award Winners

E-Commerce Experience

SHOES.COM – “Building a Brand for the Young, Engaged Guest”


Health, Safety and Wellness, sponsored by Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

LCBO – “Work Smart Work Safe: LCBO Safety Initiative”




In-Store Experience and Design

Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd. – “Edmonton Showcase Store”
Hudson’s Bay Company – “Hudson’s Bay and Saks Fifth Avenue Together in One Historic Location”




In-Store Merchandising

IKEA Canada Limited Partnership – “Creating Inspiring Kitchen Solutions for the Many Canadians with IKEA’s New SEKTION Kitchen Range”


Loss Prevention

Sears Canada – “Let’s Get Technical: Leveraging Technology to Increase Productivity and Reduce Shrink”




Marketing & Communications, sponsored by KPMG

Reitmans – “Reitmans. Really.”
Walmart Canada – “Discover Another Side of Walmart Canada”




Omni-Channel, sponsored by VISA

Best Buy Canada – “Leadership in Total Retail”




Philanthropic Leadership, sponsored by Chase Paymentech

PetSmart Canada – “PetSmart Charities of Canada: Canada’s Adoption Story”




Supply Chain Innovation

La Maison Simons – “Synchronizing the Supply Chain to Support Growth & Expansion in an Omni-Channel Environment”




Talent Development

H&M Hennese & Mauritz Inc. – “Investing in Our Future Leaders at H&M Canada”
Michael Hill Jeweller – “The Michael Hill Retail Academy”