E-comm doubles in Canada since 2019, calls to delay govt support phase-out, Ontario list of faxxed businesses forced to shut over backlash, Hart opening new store, Saskatchewan retailers see more customers but not pre-pandemic levels, 3 more months for Portage Place developer, and other news.
Hudson's Bay turns downtown Ottawa store into vaccine clinic, Jollibee expanding rapidly in Canada, Pet Value growing, HBC considering redevelopment options for downtown Winnipeg former flagship, and other news.
Future of malls, vehicle e-comm growing, national brokerage launches, IGA Quebec installs digital smart labels, FreshCo opens 5th Saskatchewan store, Toronto restaurants targeted by anti-vaxers, Italian Centre grocery opening in Sherwood Park AB, and other news.
Pandemic elevates online retailer expectations, Yorkdale 1st mall to achieve GBAC STAR accreditation, 'bloodbath' as cannabis retail in Toronto oversaturated, London ON's last furrier shutting down, Capital City Luggage in Ottawa shutters, Portage Place redevelopment granted extension, and other news.
Walmart Canada partners with girl's fashion brand Justice, Subway defamation suit against CBC can proceed, Couche-Tard shares up, Strathallen acquires 4 Durham retail centres, Cadillac Fairview takes 100% stake in Buttonville Airport, St. Lawrence Market goes virtual, Giant Tiger opens in Ancaster, Density critical to Vancouver retail, Quadra Island's only gas station shuts after losing only employee, and other news.
Retailers struggle to lure workers in hot job market, HBC 'fractured' amid divestments, meal kit market in limbo, 4 businesses in Quebec fined for French language violations, Valmont BC fears losing only grocery store, and other news.
Foot traffic up in a good sign for Canadian retail, Aritzia swings Q1 profit despite store closures, Sleep Country Canada announces new CEO, Otobox opens 200th store, Canadian gov't partnering with Toronto to rebuild main streets, and other news.
Loblaw ends PC Chef meal-kit delivery service, Nordstrom bringing TopShop to Canada with acquisition, fire at Pacific Rim Mall near Toronto, Vancouver's 49th Parallel coffee opening in Montreal, Canadian Tire to open in former Sears space in Chilliwack BC, and other news.
Food prices rising, Aritzia expected to grow significantly, job gains include retail, Northwest Company opens wellness hub in Nunavut, restrictions lift in Sask., BC businesses see boycott for requiring masks, Ontario moving to step 3 on July 16, and other news.