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Student Competition

5th Annual CREA Charrette

CREA, external link, opens in new window x Shopify, external link, opens in new window = STORE HACKER CHALLENGE

Each year CREA works with an industry partner to identify realistic business problems and design an exceptional and experiential learning experience for students who are passionate about RETAIL.

This year, CREA has partnered with Shopify for a one-day Store Hacker Challenge. This one day challenge will involve University and college students from across North America who are passionate about retail. In this one-day challenge students will be placed into inter-disciplinary teams to develop an e-commerce website for a small business using the Shopify platform. Each team will include approximately 4 students, the small business owner, a student coach and a dedicated Shopify expert mentor.

The event will be held virtually over the Zoom platform.
Date: Monday November 15, 2021
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm EST

For more information or to register, please visit:, external link, opens in new window

Photo of Frances Gunn presenting the CREA Challenge, 2017
Photo of student group