CREA CHARRETTE RESULTS
The third annual CREA Charrette was held during Retail Week at the Ted Rogers School of Retail Management, Ryerson University on October 28 & 29, 2019.
Our industry partner for this intensive, interdisciplinary team learning experience was Miniso Canada, www.miniso.ca, a designer lifestyle retailer featuring a high-quality, low-price assortment.
This year, 8 student teams from the following post-secondary institutions:
Ted Rogers School of Retail Management (TRSRM), Ryerson University, Fanshawe College, Humber College, George Brown College, and the Toronto Film School
Presented solutions for the following problem:
How can Miniso drive Canadian consumers to their stores and engage with the brand?
The judging team included: Michael Forgione - Longo's, Lisa Hutcheson - J. C. Williams Group, Kami Wen-Miniso Canada, Emma Li - Miniso Canada and Janice Rudkowski - Ted Rogers School of Retail Management (TRSRM), Ryerson University.
Congratulations to all of the winning teams:
Grand Winners - and Best Response to Brief & Analysis
Margarita Aguilar - Toronto Film School
Maya Danis - Fanshawe College
Zoe Giontsis - TRSRM, Ryerson University
Parul Johnson - George Brown College
Alvi Talukder - TRSRM, Ryerson University
Runner-Up - Response to Brief & Analysis
Julia Le - TRSRM, Ryerson University
Alanna Moness - Toronto Film School
Salma Nadaf - George Brown College
Emmanuella Oladokun - Humber College
Best Presentation Quality
Kylie Devries - Fanshawe College
Joanna Gonsalves - TRSRM, Ryerson University
Kiana Jamal - TRSRM, Ryerson University
Lexie Kaizer - Toronto Film School
Sana Sapra - Humber College
Runner-up - Presentation Quality
Edie Assinewe - TRSRM, Ryerson University
Courtney Mancuso - George Brown College
Beatriz Ribeiro - Toronto Film School
Christine Situ - TRSRM, Ryerson University
Best Out-of-the-Box Thinking
Cong Fu - George Brown College
Aayushi Khurama - Humber College
Hanifah Ramadhan-Doka - Toronto Film School
David Robertson - TRSRM, Ryerson University
Jessica Southam - George Brown College
Many thanks to Miniso Canada, our industry partner, all of the judges, the faculty mentors from the participating schools, our food/refreshment sponsors (Longo's, Fit For Life, Fresh Start Bakery & Cafe, TRSRM) and the CREA Charrette team and all of our TRSRM volunteers.