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Burger King to Expand Significantly in Canada in Growing Partnership

Dozens of new locations will open while dozens of others will be remodelled in partnership with Redberry Restaurants.

Podcast: The Webster Opens 1st International Store in Toronto

This week Craig and Lee talk Miami-based The Webster's launch into the Canadian market with an impressive three-level storefront in Toronto's Yorkville area. The Webster could grab market share from other multi-brand retailers with its mix of exclusive brands and quirky ethos.

Canadian Menswear Retailer Moores Debuts Ecomm Site as it Launches Drive for Canadian Military

The retailer has also updated the Moores’ name and logo to simply read as Moores.

Groupe Boucher Opens Canada’s Largest Sports Store in Quebec City [Interview/Photos]

The massive Sports Experts/Atmosphere storefront opened in a former Sears space spanning two levels.

Global Report Reveals that Canadian CEOs are the Most Optimistic Heading into a Post-Pandemic World

When it comes to a three-year outlook, leaders of companies operating in Canada are most confident about the future.

Brief: ‘Beyond the Rink by Bauer’ Opens at Union Station, Farm Boy Opens Impressive Central Toronto Storefront

Other News: Stitch It opens 3D body measurement retail space, Willowbrook Centre adds Red Robin to its restaurant component, Freak Lunchbox opens at Avalon Mall in St. John’s.

West Edmonton Mall’s Biggest Fan: Interview with Matthew Dutczak of Best Edmonton Mall

His mini documentary From Fantasy to Galaxy recently won the Best Web Series Award from the Edmonton Short Film Festival.

Retailer ‘Peace Collective’ Opens Flagship Store in Toronto’s Distillery District [Interview/Photos]

The lifestyle brand supporting causes relocated its main store from Ossington Avenue.

Increase in Fraud Hits Retail Industry in Canada as Digitization Accelerates [Feature]

Cybercriminals are capitalizing on vulnerabilities brought about by an ever-evolving retail landscape say experts.

Unique Wine Bottle Shop and Bar Space Opens in Toronto: Interview

The Praise Bottle Shop is described as a physical embodiment of the subscription-based Gargoyle Wine Club.

The Webster Opens 1st Canadian Storefront in Toronto’s Yorkville Area [Feature/Photos] 

The pink-clad store in a historic brick building will shake up luxury retailing in Canada’s largest city and the concept could expand to other locations.

Martin Moriarty Discusses Retail and His Career in Commercial Real Estate in the Vancouver Market [Feature Interview]

Former CBRE Senior Vice President combining superior market experience and understanding to tremendous effect.

Chipotle Mexican Grill Opens 1st Drive-Thru Location in Canada with Plans for Expansion

The innovative concept allows guests to place an order in advance on the Chipotle app or website and simply drive through and grab their meal.

Podcast [Interview] Discussion of Canadian Retail Before, During and After COVID-19 with Bruce Winder

Bruce Winder joins Retail Insider Founder and Editor-in-Chief Craig Patterson to discuss what the future might hold for Canadian retailers after the pandemic. Winder is the author of the book RETAIL Before, During & After COVID-19. Tune in for an animated discussion.

L.L.Bean Opens 2nd Store in BC Market as Retailer Expands Across Canada: Interview

The US retailer's Canadian expansion includes plans for more locations in 2022 as it grows market share in this country.

Luxury Resell Boutique Mine & Yours Opens Impressive Storefront in Vancouver’s Yaletown Area [Photos]

The popular retailer has been in business for almost a decade and is now looking at expanding into other markets in Canada.

Brief: Decathlon Opens 10th Canadian Store, Birks Jewellers Opens State-of-the-Art Service Centre

Other News: LCBO opens impressive store on the Bloor Street luxury run, Swatch opening downtown Toronto store.

7-Eleven 1st Retailer in Canada to Launch Nationwide In-Store Mobile Checkouts: Interview

The pioneer in the convenience category is innovating with new technology in an effort to gain market share.

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs): What Are They? And What Do They Mean For Retailers Going Forward? [Feature]

Ensuring authenticity and rarity of product, blockchain technology is presenting retailers and brands with boundless opportunities.

CEO Interview: A&W to Pilot UK-Based Pret A Manger in Canadian Market

Susan Senecal says 12-15 locations will first test the Pret concept in 2022 with potential for a subsequent major rollout.

Le Chateau to Relaunch in Canada this Month in Suzy Shier Partnership

The iconic Canadian fashion brand shut its Canadian stores last year prior to being acquired by the conglomerate. 

Canadian Furniture Brand EQ3 Opens Massive Winnipeg Flagship Store [Photos]

It is the brand's largest showroom by far and marks a milestone in the retailer's ongoing growth strategy.

Canadian Fashion Brand Garage Launches 1st Unisex Apparel Line: Interview

The expanding collection launched this season as Garage addresses the trend towards genderless fashion and identity.

Toronto’s First Canadian Place Marketplace Adding New Foodservice Tenants in Anticipation of Return of Office Workers: Interview

The iconic Financial District office tower will showcase a new retail offering as workers return post-pandemic.

Retail Veteran George Minakakis Releases New Book on the Future of Retail

The Canadian former Luxottica executive provides insights into the retail industry which is seeing significant shifts because of the pandemic.
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