Retail Council honours industry’s best

The Retail Council of Canada recognized sixteen companies at its 2021 Excellence in Retailing Gala this week. There was an unprecedented number of ties this year, including the categories for Omni-Channel (Lowe’s Canada and Mastermind Toys), Retail Marketing (Lee Valley Tools and Sephora Canada), and Talent Development (The Home Depot Canada and Michael Hill Jeweller). Federated Co-operatives Ltd. took the honours for Environmental Leadership, while Canadian Tire Corp. earned the nod for Pop-Up Experience and Design.