School of Retailing (SOR)

The School of Retailing focuses on a balance between theoretical and practical learning in areas that provide students with the skills to succeed in one of the most dynamic and fast-paced industries.

The University of Alberta School of Retailing structure and partnerships aim to inspire and educate students, and promote research translation to applicable systems.

Our Mission

The mission for the School of Retailing has five core objectives:

  1. Inspire and prepare students for successful careers in retail through internationally recognized instruction
  2. Provide retailers with a talented, skilled and specialized workforce
  3. Develop and deliver both post-secondary and executive education programs that are relevant for retailing
  4. Advance Canadian-relevant retail research
  5. Advocate and promote excellence in retailing

Retailing Education

Retailing Education throughout North America has been gaining awareness with students and industry in recent years. Schools including University of Florida, Harvard, Kellogg and Texas A&M have identified retailing as an important area of focus. In Canada, Halifax introduced a centre focused on innovation with plans for a retail management undergraduate program. Also recently announced $25-million to McGill University to build a retail management school.

Interested in Learning More? Contact Us

Phone: 780-492-6797

9007 Hub Mall

Mailing Address:
School of Retailing
3-23 Business Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
T6G 2R6