CPABC Trendsetter Series: Meet Trendsetters in Retail (Participant)

Wednesday September 18, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Loft at Earls Yaletown
1095 Mainland Street, 
Vancouver BC


 

Meet the trendsetters in retail! From big box merchants, to wellness products and internationally acclaimed apparel companies, it’s no surprise that Vancouver is the place to be for professionals in the retail industry. Retailers looking to keep a competitive edge and grow their global sales turn to CPAs for their ingenuity and business expertise. Have you ever considered a career in this sector? CPAs, CPA candidates, aspiring CPAs, and employers of CPAs are invited to mix and mingle with trendsetters in retail over delicious refreshments.

Event Schedule:

  • 5:30 - 6:00 - Registration
  • 6:00 - 8:00 - Networking
  • 8:00 - Event concludes

Dress code: business casual. 

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the trendsetters in retail and connect with employer representatives, CPA members, candidates, students and future CPAs across all sectors. Registration is required for admittance to this event. Space is limited.

Sorry, registration for this event is now closed. 

Please contact Angela Fong at 604-629-8362 or [email protected] for more information.


Best Buy Canada Ltd.

We believe in being the very best we can be: the best in developing our talent, in fostering relationships, in product selection, and, most of all, serving our customers. Through dynamic innovation in both retail and corporate culture, Best Buy Canada constantly strives to uphold its purpose: to enrich people’s lives through technology.


Herschel Supply Company

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Herschel Supply is a design-driven global lifestyle brand that produces timeless products with utility design. Founded in 2009 by brothers Jamie and Lyndon Cormack, Herschel Supply adopted the name of a small town where three generations of their family were raised. Originally renowned for their contemporary renditions of classic backpack silhouettes, Herschel’s range has since expanded to include luggage, headwear, accessories, apparel, and more. Today, Herschel products are sold in 94 countries with more than 10,000 stockists worldwide and the support of over 200 employees across offices in Vancouver, New York, Los Angeles, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. For more information, visit www.herschel.com and follow Herschel on Instagram.

lululemon athletica

lululemon is a yoga-inspired technical apparel company up to big things. Our vision is to be the experiential brand that ignites a community of people living the sweatlife through sweat, grow and connect. The practice and philosophy of yoga informs our overall purpose to elevate the world through the power of practice. We are proud to be a growing global company with locations all around the world, from Vancouver to Shanghai, and places in between. We owe our success to our innovative product, our emphasis on our stores, our commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in.

LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics

Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics are purveyors of good, clean fun. They offer luxurious and ethical skincare, haircare and bath products, as well as unique gifts filled with fragrant and effective products. Founded in 1995 as a small, family-run business in Poole, UK, Lush Cosmetics expanded across the water in 1996. Once a single room factory with a lone free-standing store on in Vancouver, Canada, Lush now has 250 locations across North America. 2019 marks Lush’s 24th anniversary of creating innovative cosmetics using fresh fruits and vegetables, the finest essential oils and ingredients that are ethically and sustainably sourced. Lush campaigns on animal protection, human rights and environmental justice because it’s the right thing to do. With over 930 shops worldwide, Lush is in a unique position to raise awareness on serious issues and bring about real change. Never tested on animals, every single Lush product is vegetarian, and about 85 percent are vegan, 40 percent preservative-free and 40 percent unpackaged. Lush supports Fair Trade, Community Trade and grassroots movements changing the world for the better, while following a simple policy: have the least possible impact on the environment while still producing beautiful and effective products.

Save-On-Foods 

Part of the Jim Pattison Group, Save-On-Foods is Canada's largest Western-based grocery retailer. With more than 20,000 team members throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and the Yukon, Save-On-Foods is more than just a great place to shop—it’s a great place to work. Save-On-Foods is one of Western Canada’s largest employers and consistently ranks among B.C.’s Most Loved Brands, due in part to its recognition of making a positive contribution to the province. Known for its unique approach in customizing each store to best suit the needs of the neighbourhood and sourcing local products wherever possible, the company has been innovating and putting customers first for over 100 years and is committed to Going the Extra Mile for its neighbours in every community served, every day. Save-On-Foods is dedicated to developing its team members and their entrepreneurial spirit through ongoing skills training and leadership development courses. With a growing number of stores in one of the country’s most multi-faceted industries, Save-On-Foods is a fantastic place for passionate people to grow their careers. Save-On-Foods is dedicated to developing its team members and their entrepreneurial spirit through ongoing skills training and leadership development courses. With a growing number of stores in one of the country’s most multi-faceted industries, Save-On-Foods is a fantastic place for passionate people to grow their careers.

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