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Retail Management Graduation Celebration June 22 at 4pm

The Retail Management faculty and staff will be celebrating our Spring 2021 Retail Management graduates.

OMNI 2021: RETAIL IS EVERYTHING - Ted Rogers Retail Conference

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After three years, the Ted Rogers Retail Conference, external link, opens in new window returns! Curated for students, by students, hosted by professionals. OMNI 2021 will have 4 Panels, 2 Keynotes, 2 fireside chats, 2 Workshops and 1 Case Competition. The Ryerson Retail Students Association has an action-packed 2 day conference on March 19th-20th.

Featuring speakers and panelists from Google, Stussy, Kelloggs, Canadian Tire, Richemont, Retail Insider and many more. They will be speaking on themes such as Retail Marketing, Design and Innovation, Retail Real Estate, Fashion Buying and other relevant topics.

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Retail Students Build Shopify Stores

Students in Dr. Frances Gunn's 4th year Retail Course were given access to fully-functional Shopify stores for free. Teaming up with peers in Information Technology Management, each group focused on different aspects of setting up an e-Commerce business in categories that included snack foods, consignment clothing, watches, high-end computer parts and lip care products.
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PDF file The Collective - Great Minds are Leading Change

Dr. Katie Lebel in the School of Retail Management leads TRSM in a first-of-its-kind initiative "The Collective Think Tank" that partners academic institutions, brands, properties, and media companies to share data, insights and information, driving real action toward a world of parity.

This partnership will provide students with invaluable learning opportunities that will enable them to work on real-world challenges in sport and access to industry leaders and allow them to be on the forefront of research that will foster systemic change for women in sport.
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Retail Week

Each year since 2008 the School of Retail Management connects leading Canadian retailers and industry professionals with our students - the retail leaders of tomorrow - presenting an opportunity to engage and learn from the insights and experience of experts in their field.

Read about the latest Retail Week 2020, external link events and stay tuned for more information about plans for the coming year.

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Retail Research Colloquium

The 5th Annual Retail Research colloquium will be held in May 2021 featuring presentations by faculty, MScM students, and industry guests along with networking and knowledge sharing opportunities.