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Working together with the community, our MySTORE division speaks to the unique needs of independent retailers. Strengthen your business with our valuable training and programs, network at our regional events across Canada and help us represent Retail through our lobbying efforts. If you are not already part of this vibrant community, Join Today!

 



Encourage Canadians to show local love this Valentine's Day. #ShopIn.

RCC is pleased to offer independent retailers marketing collateral to help you spread the ShopIn movement during the Valentine's Day shopping season and beyond! Visit RCCShopIn.ca for more information and download your retailer toolkit.


Question of the Week!

How Do You Compare?

Find out through the MySTORE Independent Retailer Question of the Week. This is a free, simple tool that gives Canada's independent retailers timely and relevant information on the state of independent retail in Canada.

Here's how it works: each week, we will invite you to answer a question related to best practices, current events, store operations, financial performance, staffing and more. It only takes a few moments to answer the MySTORE Independent Retailer Question of the Week, and in return, you'll receive the aggregated results of the survey including a brief report with timely and relevant information. With this information, you will know how you compare with other independent retailers and can make use of this information to help guide your business decisions.

Click here to view previous Question of the Week results.

Last week’s question results:


This week’s question is:

Do you currently provide customers with plastic bags?


Click here to participate in this week's question.

To learn more about the benefits of your Membership with RCC, click here.


Resources:

80% of Canada's top retailers' local listings are inaccurate – 8 key tactics to establish an effective local digital presence


The Most Overlooked Tax Deductions for Canadian Small Businesses


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