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December Issue – See All

Redefining Value

Even in this age of automation, virtual reality and real-time technology there is one thing that has not changed, and that is the expectation of value.

Journey of a Lifetime

Journey 2050 is a one-of-a-kind program that is receiving rave reviews from teachers and supporters who say it is having a profound effect on students, opening their eyes to everything from food security to new career options.

Retailers & Recycling

Ag retailers have been at the forefront of participating in and promoting sustainability initiatives in agriculture

Quarterly At-A-Glance (July – Sept. 2020)

We would like to thank our members who renewed their CAAR membership for the 2020/21 year and continued their investment with us.

Gathering Retailer Members’ Input

Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers (CAAR) has extended its Retailer Member Survey to Jan. 15, 2021, giving members additional time to express their opinions on how CAAR can improve the services it offers and identify the most important issues members would like the association to work on.

Building Digital Efficiencies

If you had a dollar for every time you’ve heard the word “disruption” in regard to Canadian ag retail in the past three years, how much richer would you be?

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On Tuesday, the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity – a research group funded by the food industry – released results of a survey on public trust and food.

The study reveals a shifting landscape regarding who Canadians view as trustworthy on food issues: away from traditional authorities such as government agencies and food associations, and towards family, friends and the Internet.

In general, the study found that millennials, compared to other demographics, have a lower level of trust in most of the groups who make up the food system – including farmers, grocery retailers, food companies, environmentalists and government.

Read the full article on The Globe and Mail website.

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