Become a Member

Be part of the strongest retail voice in Canada

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.

Be heard. Stay informed.

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, interactive dashboards, 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, RCC Members also enjoy a host of exclusive discounts from RCC vetted and approved partners. Improve your bottom line by taking advantage of RCC’s Member Benefits.

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

As an RCC Member, when you sign up for a BarterPay account between April 1 and September 30, 2021, you get a complimentary BarterPay account (valued at $175) that is pre-loaded with $250 in Barter Credits™. 

Canpar Courier offers a reliable, cost effective service to meet all of your day-to-day shipping needs. RCC Members save between 30-60% on ground shipping rates.

Save on everything you need to run and grow your business with perfect efficiency. RCC members receive up to 50% off their first order with Deluxe and 15% or more on subsequent orders.

To help booksellers and other retailers display and promote books more affordably, Retail Council of Canada has negotiated special to save RCC Members an average of 33% on bookseller store display items.

RCC events provide information and insight into the retail sector, as well as opportunities to expand your network and connect with a variety of other professionals. Retail Council of Canada members save up to 30% on the largest retail industry events each year.

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

Speak with the experts

RCC Members enjoy direct access to a range of industry experts through regular interactions with our government relations team.

RCC Member Town Hall Breifings

Every Wednesday

Retail Council of Canada leads weekly briefings where we talk with experts, provide the latest government and industry updates including COVID-19 related policies and programs, regional information and suggested best practices for retailers. Learn more.

Retail Conditions Webinar

Every quarter

Retail Council of Canada surveys executive members from mid-large sized retailers from coast to coast to bring you an insider’s perspective on retail performance for the past quarter. Learn more.

Committees and Advisory Councils

Ongoing

Our member-only committees meet on specific retail issues. These groups offer the opportunity for unique collaboration with industry peers to help shape policies that affect retail. Network, share ideas, establish best practices and grow your career. Learn more.

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.

Be heard. Save money. Stay informed.

Become a member