Megan Harman

Megan Harman is a business reporter based in Toronto. She writes about topics including retail, financial services and technology. Megan covers Toronto’s retail industry through her blog Retail Realm (

South Hill Home Opens Large New Furniture Showroom in Toronto

The new store at Dupont and Davenport carries an extensive array of high-end furniture from around the world.

Rotisserie Chicken Hotspot Flock Continues to Expand

Toronto-based healthy food chain is resonating with increasingly health-conscious Canadians

Maker Pizza Opens Second Location and Gears Up for More Growth

One of the top-rated pizza restaurants in Toronto, known for using high-quality ingredients, is in expansion mode.

Automated Frozen Yogurt Chain Reis & Irvy’s Looks to Disrupt Canadian Market

Reis & Irvy’s ‘Froyo Robots’ are fully automated machines that dispense customized frozen yogurt servings in about 60 seconds

Suzi Roher Accessories Prepares to Open First Boutique

Upscale provider of belts and scarves will soon open a 3,000-square-foot flagship on the country’s trendiest street.

High-End Mattress Company DeRucci Expands in Canada

DeRucci specializes in beds and mattresses that are designed to provide a better night’s sleep.

FloorPlay Socks Expands Retail Footprint

The popular and colourful sock retailer will soon open a 4th store in a unique location in Toronto, and is exploring opportunities in markets such as Ottawa and Montreal.

Dylan’s Candy Bar Enters Canada with 1st Store Location

U.S. confectionery retailer, founded by Ralph Lauren's daughter, has launched an expansion in Canada that includes standalone stores as well as partnerships with Hudson's Bay and Holt Renfrew.

Gourmet Ice Cream Chain Cauldron Begins Canadian Expansion

It will be the first storefront outside of California for the chain that specializes in liquid nitrogen ice cream, with more locations will follow.

Upscale Tattoo Parlour ‘Black Line Studio’ Launches Expansion with Unique Shopping Centre Location

Also featuring art work, jewellery and a range of other services, the studio has seen celebrity clients such as Justin Bieber, Johnny Depp and George Stroumboulopoulos.

The Detox Market expands its Retail Footprint

The Canadian natural beauty retailer has opened its 3rd Toronto location, and it's eyeing new markets.

Fashion Retailer ‘Aubainerie’ to Open 1st Store Outside of Quebec this Spring

The retailer's first Ontario location opens in March, as it plans to open more stores ranging between 15,000 and 45,000 square feet.

Momentum Continues for Retail Sector Stocks and IPOs

The consumer sector has seen more public offerings than any other sector on the TSX since 2015.

Specialty Activewear E-Commerce Company Cadenshae Breaks into Canadian Market

New Zealand-based company offers bras, tank tops and other clothing items designed for nursing mothers. Explores Growth and Partnerships Under New Ownership

The e-commerce retailer, which specializes in green and natural products, is exploring growth opportunities that could see it develop a more prominent physical retail presence.

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