Bruce Winder is a Retail Expert and Speaker serving a variety of clients in the retail and manufacturing industries. He is Co-Founder & Partner at Retail Advisors Network™, former Senior Advisor at JC Williams Group and Business Professor at local Toronto Colleges.
Bruce has over 25 years experience at leading corporate retail companies such as Canadian Tire, Sears Canada, Zellers/HBC and Airmiles/LoyaltyOne. In Addition, he has formal Sales & Account Management experience with Mattel & Dorel Industries.
Bruce has deep expertise in category management, buying, global sourcing, quality management, supply chain & professional business speaking.
He has held various mid-level and senior-level positions over the years including: AVP/DMM, Craftsman, AVP/Director Imports, AVP/Director, Reverse Logistics and Quality Management, GMM, Seasonal, Category Manager, Buyer, Director Retail, Director Sales & Marketing and others.
Bruce has been quoted several times in "The Globe and Mail" ,"Financial Post", "Toronto Star", AdWeek, Canadian Grocer and other publications. He has given radio interviews on CBC Radio, Newstalk 1010 and other stations within Canada. He has also appeared on BNN (Business News Network), CBC's The Exchange with Amanda Lang, CTV News, City News, CP24 & Global TV News.
Bruce completed his MBA from Queen`s University in 2004.