7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Presentation
The Leaders in Retail Breakfast Series provides an exclusive and unique opportunity for vendors and suppliers of goods and services to hear directly from senior leaders of Canada’s biggest retail brands - with none of their fellow retailer competitors or media in the room.
No other program offers direct access to some of the most successful leaders in Canadian retail in such an intimate setting. Bring your entire team to hear first-hand business strategies from these important retail leaders.
Toys “R” Us & Babies "R" Us Canada
Melanie Teed-Murch was appointed President of Toys“R”Us & Babies “R” Us Canada in 2016, overseeing the operations and business activities for the continued growth, profitability and success of the company in this market. She also serves as a member of the Global Leadership Team for Toys R Us Inc. as well as the Global Commercial Council that steers the merchandising vision and strategy worldwide.
Since first joining the organization in 1996 as a store manager in Kitchener, Ontario, Ms. Teed- Murch has held a variety of senior leadership, merchandising and operational roles with increasing responsibility. In 2012, Melanie was promoted to Vice President and then in 2015, she became Canada’s Chief Merchant and Vice President, GMM Merchandise Planning, Forecasting and Allocation.
Ms. Teed-Murch holds an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario and attended Wilfrid Laurier University for Business Administration. In addition to serving as a member with the Jays Care Foundation Board of Directors, Melanie currently serves as a board member with St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation and Retail Council of Canada. She resides in Guelph, Ontario with her husband and family and is an avid baseball enthusiast and life-long fan of the Toronto Blue Jays organization.
Member, Non-Retail $199.00 | Non-Member, Non-Retail $329.00