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 (

E-Commerce Retailer Aims to Disrupt Furniture Retail Business

The company is seeking to revolutionize the furniture retail space, with a high-tech business model that is growing rapidly.

Women’s Activewear Brand Lorna Jane Enters Canadian Market

The Australian retailer has quietly entered Canada, and could challenge homegrown retailers Lolë and Lululemon.

Companies Embrace Technology to Manage Surge in Online Sales

A spike in parcel deliveries during the holiday season creates challenges for transportation companies, however mobile technology can help.

Ecommerce Retailer La Petite Écolière Launches Girlswear For a Cause

The company is striving to send a message that girls’ education is important, both through its merchandise as well as the causes it supports.

WineOnline Continues to See Exceptional Ecommerce Growth

The innovative online wine distributor saw 100% growth last year alone, with high hopes for continued expansion despite increasing competition.

New Canadians More Likely to Embrace Ecommerce

New research reveals that newcomers are far more likely than other Canadians to make purchases online on a regular basis.

BeaverTails Turns To Outlet Malls For Growth

The iconic Canadian pastry chain aims to have 250 locations by the year 2020, as it expands in Canada and around the world.

Bold Toronto-Based Jewellery Line ‘Musesa’ Expands Retail Distribution

The designer is actively exploring new retail partners in order to expand distribution for the jewellery line.

Addition Elle Embarks on U.S. Expansion

The plus size Canadian fashion brand has launched a U.S. e-commerce website, and is expanding its presence in U.S. department stores -- and brick-and-mortar stores could be next.

New E-commerce Brand Grayes Caters to Working Women

Grayes specializes in trendy workwear essentials for women, manufactured in Canada.

Boutique Colori Prepares to Open First Store Outside of Quebec

The new location is set to open in November, and could be the beginning of a national rollout if successful.

Jeweller Hillberg & Berk Embarks on National Expansion

The Canadian brand is planning to expand stores across the country, including targeting markets with strong ecommerce.

Frank And Oak Launches Standalone Womenswear Stores [Photos]

The Canadian company, which began as an online menswear brand, is expanding into women's fashion in a big way.

Alexanian Debuts New Signature by Shelley Alexanian Store Concept, Modernizing Flooring Retail [Photos]

New store in Toronto’s Castlefield Design District aims to be a one-stop shop for flooring, and more locations could follow.

New Lingerie Retail Concept ‘rêve rouge’ Caters to Changing Customer Tastes [Photos]

The unique new concept store carries mid-to high-end global brands, and more locations are likely to follow.

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