About Bruce

Retail Expert, Speaker, Consultant, Professor, Entrepreneur

Bruce Winder is a Retail Expert, Speaker, Consultant, Professor and Entrepreneur serving a variety of clients in the retail, services and manufacturing industries. 


His 25 + years experience in big retail as well as consulting and freelancing make him one of Canada's most sought after experts in the retail field.  

As the Co-Founder & Partner at the Retail Advisors Network™, he is often interviewed on leading TV media outlets such as BNN-Bloomberg, CBC, CTV News, CTV National, CP24, Breakfast Television, CityNews, Global News and has contributed dozens of times to The Globe & Mail, The Financial Post, The Washington Post, BBC, The Toronto Star, Reuters, Bloomberg, Adweek, The Calgary Herald, The Ottawa Citizen and many more.

Bruce started the first ever retail-only freelance talent marketplace called Retail Advisors Network™ Marketplace and is an active consultant to companies big and small.  

He has spoken at numerous company and industry events across North America sharing retail trends and industry best practices.

He enjoys teaching business at a Toronto based college and is writing his first book, due in 2020.

Bruce completed his MBA from The Smith School of Business at Queen`s University in 2004.

Bruce's Professional Services



Bruce offers keynote, industry panel and session facilitation speaking services. No teleprompter required!  Give him a call or email to discuss further.

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Bruce, as part of Retail Advisors Network™, offers a variety of consulting services in areas such as strategy, retail, merchandising, procurement, global sourcing, supply chain, quality management and more. Challenge us with your problem or opportunity!

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Freelance Marketplace


Bruce, in partnership with Tony Whitehouse,  launched the first ever  retail focused freelance site called Retail Advisors Network™ Marketplace.  Check it out !

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Bruce has several years teaching experience at Toronto Colleges and is currently an active Professor teaching several business courses to graduate level students.  Need a training seminar or course developed or taught for your staff? Bruce can help.

Expert Opinions


Bruce is a retail industry expert and can help inform you and your company through expert opinions that drive future infrastructure, new products and business models.

Industry Analysis


Need to know more about the retail industry? Bruce keeps himself up-to-date on all current and emerging trends. Entering a new market? Facing a new competitor? Give Bruce a call.

Bruce in the Media

Bruce is frequently featured in various leading media outlets. See link below.  Follow Bruce on social media for frequent updates.

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