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Current Issue: coverThe Human Resources Issue

On the cover: Human Resources departments are busier today than they ever have been before. In addition to sourcing talent, onboarding and training that talent and providing ongoing skills development opportunities, they’re also searching for the technological tools that can help make their jobs more efficient and impactful for the entirety of their organizations. And all the while, they’re taking care of retail’s most important asset: people.Read the full issue.

Also in this issue:

Building a culture of positive mental health
It’s hard to measure how depression, anxiety and other illnesses impact each person. But when economic costs are measured, the severity of mental illness on the retail business becomes obvious. What are retailers doing to ensure positive mental health among their employees?

Hiring in the digital age
Recruiting is not what it used to be. Retailers are increasingly leveraging different methods, enabled by technology, to attract and find top talent more efficiently and accurately than ever before.

The Millennial effect
Millennials’ value as consumers has been explored nearly to death. But, there's an aspect to the Millennial generation that has attracted substantially less attention: their impact on the workplace.

Special in this issue:

Retail Research & Study: THE CSCA RETAIL 100
Created by the Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity (CSCA) at Ryerson University, the “CSCA Retail 100” lists the top 100 retail conglomerates operating in Canada. Find out who made the list, and about the trends that are helping to shape the industry.

Industry Awards: Submissions are in!
More than 100 submissions were entered for this year’s Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards. Recognized for new food excellence in four different categories, each entrant will be hoping to walk away a winner at the Grand Prix Awards gala in May. Read to see a full list of product entries by company.




Previous Issue: The Loss Prevention Issue 2016

How much does crime cost the retail industry? Do we quantify the right numbers? Traditional shrinkage reporting no longer tells the whole story. To apply appropriate resources to the problem, retailers must see the full picture. Read about retail’s “Total Loss” and what needs to be considered by companies in order to understand it completely.

Read the full issue.

Also in this issue:

Top technology tools to shrink your shrink
Loss prevention teams across the country are always looking for ways to better protect their organizations against loss. Find out about some of the innovative technologies that are being deployed to help retailers guard against loss and continue growing revenue.

LP Conference 2016: protecting organizations, amplifying profits
No longer focused exclusively on playing cop, today’s loss prevention professional is increasingly looking to help grow corporate profits through closer interdepartmental collaboration and a more proactive use of technology. Read about some of the latest innovations and how retailers are leveraging them to great effect.

Gaining ground in the fight against loss
Stephen O’Keefe has been a leader within the retail loss prevention community for decades. He was recently recognized by his peers for his commitment and dedication to the industry at RCC’s 2016 Loss Prevention Conference. Canadian Retailer sat down with O’Keefe to find out what the award means to him, and what he thinks of the current state of retail loss prevention.

All 2016 editions of Canadian Retailer are available to view online.

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