The landscape for retail is changing - is there a future for the charming shops on main street and beyond? Are shoppers letting their fingers do the walking on-line or might they still enjoy tactile browsing in their local shops?
Partnering with Downtown Squamish Business Improvement Association Inside Edge continues to explore the role of knowledge-based industry and technology, this time with a focus on the state of the retail industry, the challenges, the opportunities and its potential in Squamish and beyond. Whether you are a retailer, business, consumer or community advocate you will find this Connect thought-provoking and informative.
Retail Talk will take a look at new technologies, finance, human relations, merchandising, marketing and operations all of which are critical areas for any retailer. A panel of experts will help us navigate through the maze of current, past and potential future changing consumer expectations and tools for success.
WE WELCOME RETAILERS FROM THROUGHOUT THE CORRIDOR TO COME AND JOIN US - COME SHARE YOUR SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES!
Susan Chapelle – Entrepreneur
Rachel Bogulski – Social Media (marketing)
Monica Kristiansen – Merchandiser (marketing)
Heidi Van Lith – Business Finance