Eaton Chair in Retailing

The Eaton Chair in Retailing is an endowed Chair that was established at Toronto Metropolitan University in 1994 to help celebrate the 125th anniversary of the T. Eaton Company. In total 50 organizations and individuals, led by the Eaton Foundation, supported the initiative. The fundamental objective of the Chair is to foster retail research excellence in Canada through the dissemination of results-oriented research and information that would profile the strategic significance of the Canadian retail economy. The Chair's activities are also directed towards developing research partnerships that will help strengthen the competitive position of retailers in Canada.