COVID-19 Recovery Toolkit

UPDATED Road to Retail Recovery Playbook

To assist retailers in their reopening planning, Retail Council of Canada, in partnership with the Boston Consulting Group and retailers from across Canada, are leveraging global best practices for a diverse range of retail formats with the fundamental aim of ensuring a safe environment for employees and customers. Download Playbook

Retail Recovery Checklists

  • Returning to work team checklist and action plan
  • Employee temperature screening
  • Working from home considerations
  • Occupational health & safety considerations
  • Social distancing and sanitation for retail stores
  • Sample cleaning checklists for stores and other facilities
  • Preparing the store for opening checklists

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Talent Exchange

While some employers have been forced to lay off workers, others are faced with unprecedented demand that current hiring processes cannot meet. To assist retailers on both sides of this issue. RCC is co-sponsoring the Eightfold Talent Exchange. You and your hiring leaders are invited to a personal consultation on how you can accelerate hiring or match available employees with opportunities. Find out more

Help Canadians feel safe in your store – Take the POST Promise

The POST Promise consists of five questions that are related to key steps which help to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Businesses who make the promise will be able to use the POST Promise logo, a nationally recognized symbol of a business’ commitment to doing their part to protect their customers’ and employees’ health and safety as COVID-19 restrictions ease. Find out more

Canada United: Supporting local merchants

Retailers, including the small and local businesses that make up Canada’s main streets have faced an incredibly difficult environment since the early days of this pandemic. As businesses reopen, RCC is proud to announce Canada United, a national movement to rally Canadians to shop local and support businesses in their communities. Find out more

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