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MEET THE TEAM

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF & FOUNDER / CRAIG PATTERSON

Now located in Toronto, Craig is a retail analyst and consultant at the Retail Council of Canada. He's also the Director of Applied Research at the University of Alberta School of Retailing in Edmonton. He has studied the Canadian retail landscape for the past 25 years and he holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws Degrees. He is also President & CEO of Vancouver-based Retail Insider Media Ltd. Email Craig: craig@retail-insider.com


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JOURNALIST: MARIO TONEGUZZI

Mario Toneguzzi, based in Calgary has 37 years of experience as a daily newspaper writer, columnist and editor. He worked for 35 years at the Calgary Herald covering sports, crime, politics, health, city and breaking news, and business. For 12 years as a business writer, his main beats were commercial and residential real estate, retail, small business and general economic news. He nows works on his own as a freelance writer and consultant in communications and media relations/training. Email: mdtoneguzzi@gmail.com


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JOURNALIST: MEGAN HARMAN

Megan Harman is a business reporter based in Toronto. She writes about topics including retail, financial services and technology. Megan covers Toronto’s retail industry through her blog Retail Realm (torontoretail.wordpress.com). Follow her on Twitter at @meganmharman.


CONTRIBUTING EDITOR/VANCOUVER CORRESPONDENT: RITCHIE PO

Contributing Editor, Ritchie Po: Mr. Po is a lawyer and contributing editor to Retail Insider. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Alberta and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from UBC. He runs his own legal practice and is a legislative consultant. He's on LinkedIn and also Instagram


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MONTREAL CORRESPONDENT: MAXIME FRECHETTE

Maxime is our Montreal correspondent who also runs bilingual publication Montreal Weekly. He's a lover of all things luxury, be it Hermes accessories or a fine meal with a great glass of the finest. He's one our 'eyes and ears' on the streets of Montreal, so watch for him at various events this year. 


RETAIL EXPERT: EMILY DEVEAUX

Ms. Deveaux brings over 14 years of working with retailers and shopping centres. Her innovative strategies and unique approach have propelled start-ups into million dollar ventures. Her website explains more. She is also the Executive Director of the University of Alberta School of Retailing in Edmonton, Alberta.


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MARKETING & WEB DESIGN: TYLER YANG

Mr. Yang 's background includes successful marketing campaigns for various companies. He has since gone on to create his own company in the retail industry. As Retail Insider grows he will be applying his knowledge in marketing and expertise in social media.