CONSULTING & STRATEGIC PLANNING
MARKETING & COMMUNICATION
MERCHANDISING & DISPLAY
See what we have been up to....
CANGIFT - TORONTO
This annual trade show is the top national gift fair and the largest trade fair in Canada. Who attends? Buyers visit the show to network, conduct business, see new trends, and to learn about opportunities with the Canadian manufacturers, importers, exporters, wholesalers, distributors and suppliers who exhibit at the show.
Karen hosted seminars in the Retail Resource Centre on such topics as, "Merchandising 101", "Enhancing the Customer Experience", and "Branding".
IRDC - NEW ORLEANS
Together with fellow professor, and industry partner, Diane Spiridoulias, Karen presented an interactive session at the International Retail Design Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The session, entitled "Nostalgic Notes" gave attendees a creative way to approach design theories and it touched on the evident trend of Nostagl in Retail.
CANGIFT - EDMONTON
A trip out west saw Karen leading merchandising and design sessions in the Retail Resource Centre.
Karen also participated in judging the award for "Best Trade Show Booths" at the show.
Consultations took place with a variety of retailers from across Western cities of Canada.