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Retail: A path of opportunity for reaching new international markets

Broaden your knowledge of international trade and ask our guest expert your questions. Virtual activities and content The workshop will be held in French.

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Desjardins International Meetings in a nutshell

International trade is one aspect of the economy that has been most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Do you have any challenges or questions you’d like to discuss? We are offering you an opportunity to get answers via our webinars. Guest experts will discuss their point of view on international trade and provide tips on how to make it through the pandemic and get ready to resume your business.

Topics discussed in this Desjardins International Meetings webinar:

Join us for a free webinar on May 19 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) to learn more about the potential for business development in international retail.

Whether it’s understanding the rise of Amazon or the backstory behind Couche-Tard’s bid to acquire French retailer Carrefour, this activity will also allow you to seize business opportunities on the international stage.

Our guest expert will focus on this sector in today’s economic climate and outline solutions to help entrepreneurs survive.

A unique opportunity to:

  • Understand more about retail and its international evolution;
  • See this sector’s advantages and opportunities;
  • Get tips on how to seize international business opportunities in this sector;
  • Understand the challenges facing businesses;
  • Benefit from expert advice and the experience of a company that has successfully grown internationally in this sector.

Who is this Desjardins International Meetings webinar for?

  • Retail companies looking to expand internationally;
  • Entrepreneurs looking for new opportunities in the international retail sector;
  • Business development managers.

Activity schedule

10:00 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.: Introduction by Alexia Barbier, Advisor, International Market Development, Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
10:05 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Presentation by Jean-Guy Côté, Executive Director of the Conseil québécois du commerce de détail
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.: Discussion and feedback from François Roberge, President and Chief Executive Officer of La Vie en Rose
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: Question period and wrap-up


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Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For further information

Alexia Barbier
Advisor, International Market Development
514-871-4002, extension 6212

Please note that no exchange or refund will be accepted following your purchase.

Due to the Chamber’s privacy policy, International Trade training courses are not recorded. We strongly encourage you to take notes during the training. Thank you for your understanding.

In collaboration with:

Acclr International Trade Services’ activities receive financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions.

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

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