McCarthy Tétrault LLP recently held its 5th annual National Consumer Products & Retail Summit. Topics included digitization and the changing path to purchase, the proposed Price Transparency Act and cross-border price discrimination, country of origin labelling, temporary foreign workers, dress codes and the lifecycle of a cybersecurity breach.
The summit offered an in depth review of these issues. The following are our top practical tips arising from the summit.
DIGITIZATION AND THE CHANGING PATH TO PURCHASE
1. E-Commerce enables international expansion. Retail stores have been closing in drastic numbers in Canada in the last three years. Foot traffic and mall … Continue Reading
We invite readers of the Consumer & Retail Advisor to join us at McCarthy Tétrault’s 5th annual national Consumer Products & Retail Summit on Thursday, February 26, 2015.
Designed for legal counsel and business leaders, the Summit will highlight the latest industry trends and legal developments facing the consumer products and retail sector. We will provide practical tips for addressing timely issues facing retailers and consumer facing businesses today.
This year’s keynote address will be presented by Andrea Ng, Manager, Omnichannel and Direct to Consumer at Deloitte. Andrea will be speaking on Consumer Evolution: How Digitization and the Changing Path … Continue Reading
The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) held its 23rd Annual National Convention this week from April 6-8 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. A number of members from the McCarthy Tétrault Franchise & Distribution Group attended the convention.
This year’s convention offered comprehensive and focused programming on a broad variety of topics organized around operations, business development, and legal and management issues for established and new and emerging franchise systems.
Attendees had a choice of more than 40 educational sessions. Topics included:
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- Franchisee Selection and Franchise Sales
- Franchise Financing
- International Expansion and Growth
- Brand Development and Brand Protections
- The role and impact