Canadian Retail News From Around The Web For April 17th, 2023

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News at a Glance

Retail Insider is streamlining its Canadian retail news from around the web to include a handful of top news stories that can be viewed quickly during the day. Here are the top stories from the past 48 hours.

Loblaw to spend $1.5 billion to expand business in Canada, create 6,000 jobs (Reuters)

Malls turn to rollerskating pop-ups, haunted houses to boost traffic as anchor tenants disappear (Financial Post)

Low unemployment could boost trend of union organizing in retail, service: experts (Canadian Press)

Viral TikTok calls out ‘insane’ prices of drugstore beauty products in Canada (Yahoo)

Canadian Politician Blasts Grocery Store’s $1 Million In Daily ‘EXCESS Profits’. Here’s How Much The Company Actually Makes (Yahoo)

Canadian Salvation Army thrift store shamed for charging “full price” (Daily Hive)

Pot shop robberies spur push to end restrictions on window displays (Canadian Press)

‘All stick, no carrot:’ Store owner balks at sales terminal company’s fee for a service he doesn’t need (Toronto Star)

Popular intimates brand Knix unveils new downtown Vancouver store (VIA)

Edmonton Starbucks store unionizes, low unemployment could boost trend in retail, service: experts (Global)

Donated items getting a second, second chance at Goodwill grand opening (Global Calgary)

Arnprior, Ont. book store marks 30 years in business (CTV)

Boa Boutique teams up with Beach architect Sapphira Charles to create new and refreshed look for the Queen Street East store (Beach Metro)



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