'Supply chain hell' a brutal reality, Bath & Body Works launches Canadian ecomm site, Knix trialing new store format, Birks opening 2 day Toronto wedding chapel, mandatory masks in Saskatchewan, West Edmonton Mall's impact on downtown, and other news.
Loblaw rolling out plant based private label products, inflation highest since 2003, Kingston man returns movie 9 years late, Ontario surpasses 1,000 cannabis stores, PEI reimposes mask mandates, new restrictions as cases spike in Alberta, West Edmonton Mall marks 40 years, and other news.
DavidsTea founder retires and is replaced by wife who led Le Chateau, Indigo announces finalists for store-in-store concept Mini Marché, one in 10 restaurants in Quebec City shutter, Amazon warehouse in Alberta to hold vote to unionize, and other news.
Subsidies ending to hit retailers in Canada, Purdy's launches vegan chocolates, David's Tea marks 13 years, Peter Nygard extradition expedited, downtown Montreal foot traffic picking up but still slow, BC grocers to provide phenol-free receipts, and other news.
Empire eyes year-end grocery code of conduct and some are sceptical, Roots reports loss and launches new collection, self-driving shuttle transporting people in Montreal retail area, 15 minute grocery delivery in Toronto, bridal store shuts in Edmonton, and other news.
Dollarama takes Q2 hit from Ontario Covid restrictions, Empire reports gains from a year ago, David's Tea partners with Rexall, car retail in malls, Apple offering same-day shipping in Canada, BAZIS to redevelop Toronto retail plaza, and other news.
Lululemon beats estimates with impressive growth, Bath & Body Works launching Canadian website this fall. New Roll Up for Tim Hortons, Tofino businesses struggle to find staff, outlook gloomy for merchants beneath downtown Vancouver office towers, and other news.
Industrial real estate boom with ecomm growth, end of pandemic aid to lead to more filings, RCC slams furniture tariffs, Alberta reinstates mask mandate, turmoil in Manitoba over the weekend amid pandemic rules and staff shortages, and other news.
Costco Canada partners with CIBC for store Mastercard, 'shrinkflation' hits food retail, Baskin-Robbins marks 50 years in Canada, vaccine passport could worsen labour crunch, Edmonton City Centre to see redesign, and other news.