Trendex Updates: Canadian Retail Apparel Sales Summer 2021 and Performance for Lululemon, Roots and Zumiez
Randy Harris sets out how apparel sales slowed over the summer with three retailers reporting strikingly different sales patterns.
Cadillac Fairview Targets Younger Consumers for its Canadian Shopping Centres with Marketing Campaign
The unique initiative was inspired by a 1980s television commercial and aims to expand the demographic visiting the landlord's malls.
North America’s largest shopping centre features a range of entertainment and recently, began adding luxury retailers to the mix.
Canadian Designer Ron White Expands Further into US with Luxury Retailer Neiman Marcus, Debuts Handbag Collection for AW’21: Interview
Toronto-based footwear designer says he has weathered the pandemic by adding multiple US stores while tapping into lucrative handbag business.
The brand’s first Canadian store opens this month with more planned over the next year.
The Arc’type concept is being rolled out with smaller stores and modular fixtures as part of an effort to gain market share.
Sleep Country Canada Launches New Concept Stores as part of Expanded Partnership with Walmart Canada [Feature/Interview]
Canada’s leading specialty sleep retailer continues to innovate with an expanded partnership with Walmart.
The online platform's Canadian General Manager says it has been a "crazy" year with more small businesses coming online at a challenging time for the industry.
Best Buy Canada Launches Mentorship and Accelerator Program for Black and Indigenous Entrepreneurs to Bring Products to Market
The retailer says that it has a proven track record of launching start-ups, small businesses, and bringing their products to market in the technology space.
Brief: Hudson’s Bay Partners with Toronto Raptors, Ritz Rumoured to Replace Four Seasons Hotel at CF Pacific Centre
Other News: Streetwear retailer PLUS opening at CF Toronto Eaton Centre, Ellie Mae opens Yonge Street store, Swarovski unveils beautifully renovated downtown store.
Austrian-based jewellery retailer debuts significant renovation in downtown Toronto.
Apple held its annual fall event including an iPhone launch announcement.
The edgy multi-brand luxury retailer will double the size of its Vancouver store with a relocation that was a year in the making.
The Seattle-based retail behemoth continues to gain market share in Canada as it significantly bolsters its employee base.
Pandemic Store Design Shift in Canadian Retailers to Include New Safety Measures [Feature Interviews]
Safety measures and adaptations to brick-and-mortar store design to set the tone for new retail experiences.
Sylvain Charlebois says that even though QR codes have been around for almost three decades, a resurgence could become a game-changer.