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Retailing 101

Retailing 101

Surrey City Hall, 13450 104 Ave

Community Room 1A &B

Date & Time:
June 5, 2018
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Kiran Kooner



Presented by:

City of Surrey

2018-06-05 09:00:00 2018-06-05 11:00:00 America/Vancouver Retailing 101 Learn about industry trends & ways to grow your retail business. Surrey City Hall, 13450 104 Ave Kiran Kooner

In support of small retailers, City of Surrey is proud to host ‘Retailing 101’ mini workshop. The free session will touch on macro level trends in the retailing industry and cover strategies to grow your retailing business. You will have the opportunity to network and share business strategies, ideas and learn from other local small retailers.


Time Activity
9:00am-9:30am Presentation by PwC Rob Coard on 'Retailing in an Age of Disruption'
9:30am-10:30am Presentation by Katt Stearns on 'How Social Media is Changing the Way We Do Business'
10:30am-11:00am Lessons Learned in Retailing (Small business presenter TBC)

This is a free event and seats are limited. Please contact Kiran Kooner at or 604-591-4151 to reserve your seat.



Robert is a Partner in PwC’s Retail and Consumer practice. He works with a diverse portfolio of local and international retailers who are dealing with the disruption of the industry on a daily basis. Robert has helped his clients with expansion, raising capital in the public markets and private equity. Robert spent 2 years working in our London, UK office and 14 years in PwC’s Vancouver and Surrey offices. 

Retailing in an age of disruption

In Canadian retail the only certain thing is change. Rob Coard, Assurance Partner at PwC shares the Canadian findings from PwC's recent Consumer Insights Survey. He highlights the main disruptors impacting retailers today, and what this might mean for you local business, and how you can keep up with this evolving culture.

Katt Stearns