Canadian Retail News From Around The Web For October 15th, 2021


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Omega Relocates Downtown Vancouver Store at Fairmont Hotel Vancouver [Photos]

The new boutique includes several lounge areas, a library, as well as champagne and coffee bars.

Local Commerce Company ‘GoodGood’ Launching Pop-Up Cafes and Wine Bars in Toronto and then Nationally: Interview

GoodGood is described as a cafe designed for discovery of the best food, drinks and gift items from local craft makers. The concept will expand beyond Toronto next year.

Walmart Canada to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic Bags: Interviews

The retail behemoth says that it is making the decision for the environment, and more retailers are expected to follow.

3 Pandemic-Driven Trends That are Changing Retail As We Know It

A shift to digital and new technology are among the changes seen as the pandemic impacts our everyday lives.

Talking Christmas Tree at Mic Mac Mall in Nova Scotia Gets International Attention Including on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon: Interview

Absent for 15 years, the talking tree was recently unveiled with a new look which is capturing the attention of many.

Alexander McQueen Opens 1st Canadian Storefront at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre [Photos]

The UK-based luxury fashion brand unveiled the impressive wood-clad flagship at an event last week.

Diamonds Direct® to Open New Showroom Concept at Square One in Mississauga

Plans are in place to open showrooms across Canada in major markets.

Retail Supply Chain in Canada Requires Significant Reimagination Amid Consumer Shift [Feature]

Collaboration and information sharing could improve retail supply networks and enhance the customer experience says a leading expert.

Italian Luxury Brand Isaia Opens First Canadian Storefront in Toronto with Plans for a Second in Vancouver: Interview with CEO Gianluca Isaia 

The beautiful new store is contained in a heritage building, and the company’s CEO says he’d like to have a similar store on the West Coast. 

Indigo Partners with Uber to Provide Same-day Delivery: Interviews

It's part of an effort by the national retailer to gain market share while addressing consumer demands.

Baskin-Robbins Continues Canadian Store Expansion with Major West Coast Growth Plans

The ice cream business has signed a 15 store development in BC while further rapid growth is also planned for Ontario and other regions.

Home Furnishings Retailer Bouclair Unveils New Store Concept in Montreal Trendy Griffintown [Photos]

The unique retail space includes the largest outdoor interactive screen in Montreal
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