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Unique Body-Positive and LGBTQIA2S+ Lingerie Retailer Opens in Calgary [Photos]

The concept could mark a trend as businesses embrace inclusivity amid a societal shift.

Canadian Retail Sales: Not Out Of The Woods Yet [Ed Strapagiel]

The industry analyst provides monthly updates on the most recent StatCan numbers.

Foodservice Businesses Could Collapse as Alberta Shuts Mall Food Courts Amid Pandemic Restrictions

Shopping Centre associations in the province are demanding that the province allow food courts to reopen or risk many tenants going under.

Creating Shopper Insights Innovations for Brands of the Future: CRIC Webinar

The webinar will be held at 10:00am Eastern on Wednesday, September 29.

Brief: Tim Hortons Launching Fashion Line, The Latest Scoop Opens 3rd Downtown Toronto Store

Other news: Lululemon study shows how clothing impacts workplaces, Samsung launches Knox Capture scanning tech, Volvo partners with Canadian footwear brand Casca.

Walmart Canada Sees Explosive Growth with Online Marketplace Grocery: Interview

The rapid growth is attributed to consumers shifting online as Walmart continues to grow market share.

Podcast: Zellers Store-in-Store Opens at Hudson’s Bay, and What Might be Improved

Craig and Lee talk about HBC's recent unveiling of a Zellers pop-up store-in-store in a Hudson's Bay store in Ontario. The discussion includes what's there and how it might be improved for a national rollout.

Natasha Koifman: Leading with an Interdependent Confluence of Business Intellect and Human Compassion [Feature]

Public relations expert and founder of NKPR says authentic, values-based brands will be those achieving the most success going forward.

Sleep Country Canada Announces Exclusive Retail and Digital Partnership with US Ecommerce Sleep Retailer, Casper [Feature/Interviews]

Canada’s specialty sleep retailer continues to expand its sleep ecosystem and offering through strategic collaboration.

Canadian Cruelty-Free Apparel and Outerwear Brand ‘Noize’ Opens Several Standalone Stores with More to Come

The company says that it believes brick-and-mortar retail is alive and well as it strategizes further expansion in this country and beyond.

NYC-Based MOSCOT Eyewear to Open 1st Store in Canada in Toronto’s Yorkville Area

Toronto will be one of less than a dozen cities globally to have a standalone store for the 106-year-old MOSCOT brand. 

Navigating the Holiday Shopping Landscape

The Retail Holiday Shopping Forum will be hosted October 5, 2021, fully virtual from 1:00 – 4:00 pm ET.

Zellers Store-in-Store Launches inside of Hudson’s Bay Location [Photos]

More Zellers locations could open in Hudson’s Bay stores according to a Hudson’s Bay Company spokesperson.

Brief: HBC Partners with Pinterest, Saks Opens Balenciaga Boutique

Other news: Gucci opens pop-up in Vancouver as flagship construction commences, Apple's questionable trade-in program.

Consumer Spending Surge at Retailers Predicted in Canada For Fall/Winter 2021: Interview

The pandemic saw Canadians save billions and analysts predict increased consumer spending heading into December.

Worker Shortage or Poor Work Conditions? Here’s What’s Really Vexing Canadian Restaurants

A variety of reasons, including working conditions, are a threat to the future of restaurant operators in Canada.

Uniqlo to Double Montreal Store Count in 2022 Despite the Pandemic

The Japanese fashion retailer is picking up the pace of its Canadian store expansion despite the pandemic. 

Italian Artisanal Coffee Café Concept from Florence to Expand into Canada with 1st Location Opening Spring 2022 and More Planned [Exclusive]

Ditta Artigianale, Italy’s preeminent artisanal coffee roaster, is expanding its footprint from three stores in Florence to Canada.

Inside Ren’s Pets New Store in Liberty Village [Photos]

Ontario-based specialty pet retailer debuts an urban concept for downtown Toronto.

RBC Insight Edge Supporting and Informing Retail Recovery and Post-Pandemic Growth

First-of-its-kind platform helping Canadian businesses through access to real-time market insights.
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