8th Annual National Consumer Products
and Retail Summit

Presented on Thursday, February 22, 2018

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  • 8th Annual National Consumer Products and Retail Summit

  • About this program:
  • Join us for our 8th Annual National McCarthy Tétrault Consumer Products & Retail Summit. Designed for legal counsel and business leaders, this session will feature the latest industry trends and legal developments in the sector. We will engage in a lively discussion and will offer practical tips for addressing timely issues facing retailers and consumer-facing businesses today.

    Don’t miss this year’s keynote address by Ted Salter, National Leader of EY’s Consumer Products and Retail Sector and a member of EY’s Global CP&R Advisory council.

    In addition, hear leading practitioners speak on trends in retail and consumer products and hot topics for 2018 such as:

    • An update on NAFTA/CETA and the impact on retailers and consumer-facing businesses, featuring The Honourable Jean Charest
    • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in retail: dynamic pricing, targeted marketing, inventory tracking and the redesign of the storefront
    • Latest developments regarding product compliance
    • An overview of key issues facing consumer-facing businesses in 2018, featuring labour and employment matters (including marijuana in the workplace, changes to minimum wage and sexual harassment in the workplace), privacy matters, changes to gift card legislation and competition law

    This program qualifies for up to 3 hours of eligible educational activity or CPD/MCE credit under the mandatory education regimes in British Columbia, Ontario and Québec.