US T-Shirt Retailer ‘Big Frog’ Expanding into Canada with 1st Storefront

The brand will launch in Alberta with plans for a national expansion in a franchise capacity.

Upscale Womenswear Retailer ‘Blu’s’ to Open Storefront at West Edmonton Mall after Exiting Southgate

The new store will replace a former location that recently shut at Southgate Centre and will be a fourth location for the storied retailer with an interesting history.

Forever 21 Begins Quietly Opening First Canadian “2.0” Stores [Photos]

The US-based fast-fashion retailer is making moves back into Canada after going bankrupt and exiting the country in 2019.

Freson Bros. Enters Edmonton Market with Innovative Grocery Store [Photos]

The attractive store could be the best of its kind in Alberta, and is part of an expansion for Alberta's largest family-owned independent grocery chain.

How a Shopping Centre in Wetaskiwin Is Being Repurposed Amid a Changing Retail Landscape

The shopping centre property strategy involves shifting gears to a mix of uses beyond just retail.

Alberta Foodservice Business ‘Oodle Noodle’ Continues to Expand During Pandemic

The company recently expanded into Calgary with plans for 10 locations over the decade, as well as its first food court location with more planned.

Paris Jewellers Opening New Storefront Despite Pandemic

Paris Jewellers had its eye on the spot at Kingsway Mall for 15 years and the pandemic opened the opportunity.

Hudson’s Bay Exiting Downtown Edmonton After 207 Years

The loss of the last department store in downtown Edmonton is a blow to the city’s core which saw Holt Renfrew exit earlier this year, as well as Woodward’s and Eaton’s in years past.

Canadian Mattress Brand ‘’ Sees Phenomenal Growth with Plans for Expansion

In 2019 alone, the Edmonton-based company saw its growth nearly triple amid significant competition.

In Pictures: The Final Days of Holt Renfrew in Edmonton [Photo Essay]

Edmonton correspondent Christopher Lui took photos of the now shuttered Holt Renfrew store in downtown Edmonton as it prepared to close last week. It’s the end of an era for the luxury retailer in the city.
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