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Empire, Walmart, Calgary Co-op among food retailers feted at RCC Excellence in Retailing Awards

Fifteen retailers were recognized at this year's awards across 10 categories
RCC 2023 excellence in retailing awards
Photography courtesy RCC

The Retail Council of Canada (RCC) revealed the winners of its Excellence in Retailing Awards Tuesday (May 30) at a gala held during its Store 2023 Conference in Toronto.

Fifteen retailers were awarded this year out of a record of 88 finalists. 

The organization also presented three Awards of Distinctions and 18 Retail Education scholarships.

"The winners of the Excellence in Retailing Awards have displayed an extraordinary dedication to delivering unparalleled customer service, embracing innovative business strategies, and showcasing exemplary leadership," said Diane J. Brisebois, president and CEO of RCC, in a statement. 

Winners of the 2023 Excellence in Retailing Awards are below:

E-commerce experience
Hillberg & Berk Accessories Inc.

Environmental leadership
Canadian Tire Corp.
Purolator Inc.

Health, safety and wellness

In-store experience and design
Canadian Tire Retail
Empire Company Ltd.

Loss prevention
Michael Hill Canada

New Look Vision Group

Philanthropic leadership
Calgary Co-op
Giant Tiger Stores Ltd.

Pop-up experience and design
Sleep Country Canada

Retail marketing
Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd.

Talent development
Staples Canada

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