Author Profile

Anne Kothawala

President & CEO, CICC

Anne Kothawala is president and CEO of the Convenience Industry Council of Canada. The national, not-for-profit council represents retailers, vendors and distributors, who put the needs of the customer first.  The council advocates for the diverse and dynamic convenience channel by representing their interests at the federal, provincial and municipal levels of government, while also providing access to industry data, research and best practices to help them with critical business decisions.


    March 2021

    Mar 22

    Convenience and choice

    The next step in our industry’s work to serve our customers is currently in the hands of governments: allowing beverage alcohol in convenience stores.