Video Interview: Paul Wood, CEO of Giant Tiger and 2022 Canadian Retailer Of The Year Award Winner

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Paul Wood, President/CEO, Giant Tiger, discusses being named the 2022 Canadian Retailer of the Year recipient by the Retail Council of Canada.

Wood talks about the company’s success, his background, why he likes retail, current challenges in the industry, key lessons learned through the pandemic, current stores, what’s new with the retailer and plans for the future.

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  1. A CPA who rose up through the ranks with Giant Tiger over 19 years.
    This IV was posted on July 28/22.
    He & GT were given the Canadian Retailer of the Year Award for 2022.
    WHY, on NOVEMBER 11, 2022 WOULD HE SUDDENLY “resign”…?
    A story and IV needs to be done on this as soon as possible.WHY, WHY WHY… needs to be answered!!
    It does not make any sense, and when things are not logical, something is seriously amiss.
    Were other retailers JEALOUS and want to now pressure GT to “destroy itself” somehow…??
    NOT RIGHT, whatever happened, IT IS NOT RIGHT!!!


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