June 3 & 4, 2025.

Canada's biggest retail conference

Provocative content on retail’s most critical issues. Influential networking.
Actionable sector-specific strategies for you and your team.

RCCSTORE24 Speakers

Michèle Boudria 

President & CEO

McDonald's Restaurants of Canada

Maya Colombani 

Chief Sustainability & Human Rights Officer

L'Oréal Canada

Derrick Emsley

CEO & Founder


Selwyn Crittendon

CEO and Chief Sustainability Officer

IKEA Canada

Diana Dimitian

Global Commerce Executive

Formerly of Levis and Wolverine

Thomas Haupt

Country General Manager

Sephora Canada

Greg Hicks

President and CEO

Canadian Tire Corporation

Peter Hughes

National Customer Experience Practice Leader

KPMG Canada

Sylvain Michel

Senior Vice President, Strategy & Change

Holt Renfrew

Tommaso Brusò


Eataly North America

Kimi Walker

Associate Vice President, Product Stewardship

Canadian Tire Corporation

Andrea Elliott

EVP Direct to Consumer

Moose Knuckles

Chris Parsons

Sr Director, Omni-Channel Marketing

Home Hardware

Daryl Blackmore

Director Asset Protection

Rexall Pharmacy Group

Francesca Cardarelli

Strategy & Insights Lead

McDonald’s Restaurants of Canada

John Francis

Vice President, Insights & Customer Engagement

Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation

Mamta Dogra

Director, Content Marketing & Customer Engagement

Canada Post

Sean McCormick

Sean McCormick

Data Expert


Shawn Stewart


AIR MILES Reward Program

Christian Bourque

EVP & Senior Partner / Vice-président exécutif


Luc Dumont

SVP Insights / Vice-président, Insight consommateur


David Waterfall

VP Marketing

Mr Lube

Chris Gardner

Strategic Executive Advisor

Neighbourly Pharmacy

Ryan Webber

VP of Sales, Marketing and Client Success

Advance powered by Loblaw

Meaghan Brophy

Senior Director, Sales

Walmart Connect Canada

Darrell Schuurman

Co-Founder & CEO

Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)

Sangita Patel

Award-Winning Television Personality

A/Detective Sergeant Mark Haywood

Commercial Auto Crime Bureau

Peel Regional Police - Intelligence

Trevor Bremner

Regional Director

Centric Software

Stephanie Wall

Vice President Marketing

Sport Chek

Letecia Rose

VP, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

Canadian Tire Corporation

Lily Barrière-Groppi

Stratège principale,


Keith Barry

Partner and VP


AnnMarie Mercer

Chief People Officer

Walmart Canada

Kimberly Lee Minor


Women of Color Retail Alliance

Danyal Syed Ali

Head of Insights

IKEA Canada

Shauna Lenius


Freshco (Construction)

Alan Whitfield

EVP of Store Operations

Harry Rosen

Catherine O’Brien

Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Nestlé Canada Inc.

Jessica Creces McElhone

SVP Strategic Growth

Cineplex Digital Media

Kristin Sharland

Retail Client Executive


Chris Sallans

VP Retail & Services Operations & Fulfilment

Best Buy Canada

Naqaash Pirani

Head of Digital Strategy

Adobe Canada

Patrick Guedj

AI Practice Lead


Liza Amlani


Retail Strategy Group

Dustin Fuhs

Editor in Chief

Retail Insider

Sophie DeLadurantaye

Director of Parcel Returns

Canada Post

What our Attendees Say

Who Attends STORE?

2,000 + retail decisions makers, thought leaders, and influencers. The who’s who of Canadian retail will be at #RCCSTORE24

Awards Galas

At the end of each conference day, retail’s biggest brands gather to celebrate the best of the best at RCC’s Excellence in Retailing Awards on May 28, and the Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards on May 29.



  • Andrews
  • Ardene
  • Arterra Wines Canada
  • Bell Mobility
  • Bulk Barn Foods Limited
  • Calgary Cooperative
  • Canadian Tire Corporation
  • Cannabis NB
  • Charm Diamond Centres
  • Collins Safety Shoes
  • Costco Wholesale Canada
  • Danier
  • Diane’s Lingerie
  • Federated Co-Operatives Limited
  • Fruit Of The Land Inc.
  • Gardiner Shop
  • Heel Boy Henry’s
  • Holt Renfrew
  • Home Hardware
  • IKEA Canada
  • LCBO
  • Lee Valley Tools
  • Lindt & Sprungli (Canada)
  • McDonald’s Corporation
  • McMunn & Yates Building Supplies
  • MEC
  • Mega Group
  • Metro Inc
  • Niagara Parks Commission
  • Nordstrom Eaton Centre
  • Peavey Industries LP
  • PetSmart Canada
  • Reitmans (Canada)
  • Rexall Pharmacy Group
  • Robert Simmonds Inc.
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • Shepherd’s Sobeys Inc.
  • Source for Sports
  • Telus Communications
  • Tepperman’s
  • The Body Shop Canada
  • The Boutique at Seneca College
  • The Home Depot Canada
  • The Salvation Army – National Recycling Operations
  • The Source
  • TJX Canada
  • Toys ‘R’ Us (Canada), Ltd.
  • Triumph Roofing
  • Value Village
  • Wolverine World Wide Canada ULC

Sponsorship Opportunities

RCC STORE 24 brings together retail decision makers at the biggest retail event of the year. Demonstrate thought leadership, build your brand and make new connections.

After several years, the unique opportunity to be the Presenting Sponsor is now available!

Learn more about sponsorship, exhibiting, advertising, and meeting space at RCC STORE 24 by downloading the brochure here. Interested in speaking at RCC STORE 24? Make a proposal using the Call for Speaker document.

Toronto Congress Centre

North Building
1020 Martin Grove Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1J1

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As The Voice of Retail™ in Canada since 1963, Retail Council of Canada (RCC) represents over 45,000 independent, regional, national mass and specialty retail businesses and online merchants in general merchandise, drug and grocery.