Retail Council of Canada takes pride in honoring the very best in retail innovation and creativity with the Excellence in Retailing Awards. 

Every year these awards bring together the top talent in the Canadian Retail industry to recognize the years most innovative retailers in a variety of categories.


  • Compete amongst some of the best. With over 50 retail submissions competing year over year, you will be competing amongst the best in the industry.
  • Comprehensive categories. Our 12 categories represent key branches within the retail industry. You’re provided the opportunity to recognize many successful projects within your organization.
  • Esteemed retail judges. Every year we establish an experienced panel of retail professionals to review and score all submissions.
  • Recognize your team. Your team works hard; why not celebrate their efforts and success by submitting their work to any one of our 12 categories.
  • Trade marketing. Excellence in Retailing Award winners will be featured with write up in a special digital edition of Canadian Retailer Magazine. 


  • Extensive and objective submission evaluation from a jury of retail industry experts.
  • Compete with other retailers of all sizes on a level playing field and see how you stack up.
  • Make a statement. Showcase your organization as one of the best in Canada.
  • Demonstrate pride in your work. Give your team the recognition that says they’re one of the best in Canada.
  • Market the prestige of having an award-winning project.

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