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On-line shopping: it’s easy, convenient, and there are great deals to be had! But do we really understand the potential impacts of this emerging reality? What are the challenges and opportunities faced by the brick and mortar retail industry? What will be the implications for the social fabric and the built environment of the cities?Join Professor Ian Lee and a panel of experts for a discussion about online shopping. Using local and international empirical data, Professor Lee will provide insights into how this paradigm shift is unfolding and where this is taking us, and lead our panelists us in brainstorming how we adapt to this.
Lecture Topic: The Rise of On-Line Shopping and the Future of Brick and Mortar Retailing
Keynote Speaker: Ian Lee, Associate Professor, Sprott School of Business Carleton University
Panelists: Barry Nabatian (Shore-Tanner & Associates), Ibk Ajila (Shopify), Stephen Willis (City of Ottawa)
Date: Wednesday January 17th @ 7pm
Location: Champlain Room, Ottawa City Hall
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