In a special edition podcast, Craig interviews Rafael Lazer, CEO of Almadev. The discussion includes Almadev's transformation of the Galleria Mall in Toronto into a complete community with housing, as well as a general discussion of why mall owners are intensifying sites amid a housing crisis in Canada.
An Avison Young rep talks about how retail foot traffic was up in Canada during the Black Friday period, how Edmonton and Vancouver led major centres in the country, why foot traffic is increasing and what it means for the holiday shopping season.
Sean Tarry, Editor-in-Chief of Retail Insider the magazine, talks about the stories and issues being covered, where to find the publication, the concept and how it's different from the daily Retail Insider news website, and what's next for the magazine.
Craig interviews two special guests: Neill Ashe, Senior Director, Payments & Commerce at RBC, who talks about PayPlan by RBC and how it functions. Craig then speaks with Troy Skinner, Parts Asset Manager at Martin Motor Sports, about how the retailer is seeing success with PayPlan.