By Retail Insider
Retail Council of Canada is hosting its fourth online webinar in a series called In Conversation with Retail Leaders in Canada. Lululemon CEO Calvin McDonald will speak with Retail Council of Canada president Diane J. Brisebois at 12:00 pm Eastern/9:00 am Pacific on Tuesday, June 30, as part of the webinar series featuring one-on-one conversations with Canada’s top retail leaders.
Calvin McDonald will explore lessons learned including how lululemon adjusted its business model while maintaining customer trust throughout the pandemic, as well as how the retailer is looking to future shake-ups to the industry as a whole. While lululemon’s online sales skyrocketed this quarter, it was not enough to offset the decline of in-store sales. However, as many people are exercising from home right now, McDonald says lululemon is well-positioned to take advantage of the growing popularity in athletic apparel. Learn more on June 30 by signing up for the webinar.
In Conversation with Retail Leaders in Canada is an online series that launched earlier this month featuring in-depth conversations between RCC President and CEO Diane J. Brisebois and Canada’s top retail leaders and industry insiders. The webinar series aims to assist everyone in the retail industry who has been forced to reconsider how their organization’s teams, operations, inventories and policies will need to adjust to ensure a strong retail recovery.
Following Mr. McDonald’s segment on Tuesday, the In Conversations with Retail Leaders in Canada webinar series speakers include:
Haio Barbeito of Walmart Canada, July 9 2020 at 4:00pm – 5:00pm EDT
Greg Hicks, President & CEO Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd., July 15, 2020 3:00-4:00pm EDT
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