Membership

Be part of the strongest retail voice in Canada

Join Canada’s largest retail trade association. Everyone in your company can take advantage of Retail Council of Canada Membership benefits. Find out what services, education, training programs, and other benefits and opportunities are available for RCC members!

As a member of RCC, you gain the advantage of having a highly experienced team from coast to coast that is working to protect your interests, lobby for you on municipal, provincial, and federal issues, and provide you with advice on retail-specific laws and regulations.

If you would like more information on the value that membership can bring your organization, please fill out the following contact form and member of our team will be in touch with you. If you are ready to join now and get instant access to all our member exclusive resources, event discounts and content, the click the button below.

Celebrating Small Business Month

RCC recognizes the contributions of SMBs over the course of the pandemic and beyond. Small businesses bring a level of expertise, customer service, and sense of community that powers Canadian retail. With RCC’s industry connections, membership benefit programs, and host of events covering everything from store operations to holiday marketing, we strive to provide the best support for Canadian SMBs.

Throughout October, RCC is offering a 20% discount to independent retailers who join and become members. Use code NEW20 at checkout.

* 20% off is valid for new Retail Council of Canada memberships opened during the period of October 1-October 31st, 2022 inclusive. Discounted rates are only available for the 1st year of membership and only available to retailers with retail sales under $7MM dollars.

Be heard. Stay informed. Save money.

Get breaking news

Our nation-wide Government Relations team will help keep you up-to-speed on retail news, regional policy, and government programs, while advocating for retail each step of the way.

Leverage expert advice

Get one-on-one support on regulations and issues affecting your retail business, as well as access to dozens of committees that focus on the issues that mean the most to you and your business.

Access exclusive content

Members gain access a trove of Canadian retail information including stats, research, and guidebooks. We deep dive into topics such as Sustainability, Privacy, Loss Prevention and COVID Recovery.

Access industry-leading savings programs

Along with access to Canada’s top retail experts, Retail Council of Canada Membership offers exclusive discounts from RCC vetted and approved partners. Improve your bottom line by taking advantage of RCC’s Member Benefits.

RCC Events are the quickest way to get up to speed on the latest retail sector learnings. Benefit from an unparalleled opportunity to expand your retail industry network and connect with a variety of other professionals. Retail Council of Canada members save up to 30% on the most influential events in retail each year.

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RCC members will receive exclusive access to Neo’s suite of business solutions.

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RCC members can compare shipping rates from the top national couriers with ShipTime’s easy to use platform while saving up to 65%

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RCC Members save $50/month on tools you need to scale your marketing programs through Marketing360 (TM).

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RCC’s RetailCare Health Benefits Program offers flexible and affordable health benefits for retailers.

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Chase Merchant Services offers you flexible solutions to accept card payments, 24/7 customer service, and preferred rates as an RCC Member.

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Get a complimentary BarterPay account pre-loaded with $250 in Barter Credits™ by signing up by February 15, 2022

What our members are saying…

“I came for the cost savings but always remember what they gave back! Sound strategy, good people, affordable, and offered me great support.”

— MR. BOB IANSON, HEIRLOOM LINENS

“RCC gave us access to Graff Retail, which really helped us with how we viewed our metrics. It was a big turning point for us. We would have never had access to an industry leader like Kevin Graff without RCC.“

— MR. CRAIG SWANSTON, WINE SENSE

“The RCC has been no less than terrific in keeping us informed and engaged during the pandemic, working with government to help them make good decisions for us all.”

— MR. PETER EARLE, HALLEY’S FASHION FOR MEN

RCC membership is company-wide and extends to all employees.

Questions about membership?
Read our FAQ or contact us at membership@retailcouncil.org or 1-888-373-8245.

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