eTail Canada Conference Releases Full Agenda, Featuring 70+ Speakers

The full agenda for the eTail Canada conference has just been announced, taking place in Toronto from May 16-18, 2017. The event will feature high-level networking and extensive thought leadership programs, backed by an impressive speaker faculty from the top retailing brands in Canada and the United States. 

Interestingly, the largest Canadian online retailers are growing faster than their U.S. counterparts, in large part by selling aggressively to U.S. consumers while benefitting from less intense online competition for the business of Canadian consumers. eTail Canada brings together the biggest retailers from both Canada and the U.S. to network and discuss the challenges and opportunities presented a borderless e-commerce landscape. Themes that will be explored this year include building an online marketing mix that drives business value, mobile optimization, creative content creation, optimized in-store experience, borderless business, breaking down silos and more. 

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Confirmed speakers for this year’s event include: 

•    Melanie Teed-Murch, President, Toys R Us and Babies R Us Canada
•    Brandon G. Stranzl, CEO & Executive Chairman, Sears Canada, Inc.
•    Stéphane Bérubé, CMO, L’Oréal Canada
•    Jonathan Levitt, CMO, Reitmans
•    Peter Housley, CMO, Indochino
•    Jackie Poriadjian-Asch, CMO, Canada Goose
•    Gillian Stein, CEO, Henry’s
•    Sajjad Hudda, President, Nygård Retail
•    Scott Adel, Head of Omni Channel, Frank + Oak
•    Kristy Wieber, Co-Founder and President, Rent Frock Repeat
•    Erin Young, Chief Marketing and Merchandising Officer,
•    Joanna Griffiths, Founder and CEO, Knix Wear Inc.
•    Vincent Poirier, CEO, Momzelle
•    Melanie Trevett, CEO and Founder, Digital Fashion Week Montréal
•    Jessica Gale, Director, eCommerce Operations & Development, Holt Renfrew
•    Megan Allison Wade, Director, Digital Production + Operations, Gap Inc./Old Navy
•    Trisha Lepper, Partnerships Specialist, Etsy Canada
•    Josephine Yue, Manager, eCommerce Digital Products, The Home Depot Canada
•    Lisa Shuyao, Manager, Digital CRM, LUSH
•    Nathalie Mansouri, Director,eCommerce, Keurig Canada

The full list of speakers can be found here

 “We are very excited to not only welcome a stellar speaking faculty, but to address the most pressing concerns brought forward by those operating in the Canadian retail market at this year’s event,” stated Megan Kessler, Program Director for eTail Canada. “We spend months speaking to the executives who are working in this environment everyday, and researching what themes and topics would create the most intriguing agenda for our audience. This year’s event is no different in that we are bringing the future of retail to the forefront for brands of all sizes in the retail and e-commerce space.” 

For more information about this year’s event, and to view the full agenda, please visit:

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