Experts Chime in on the Success of Gap-Owned Athleta’s Entry Into Canada Where lululemon Dominates

It's uncertain if Gap's athletic apparel brand will find success where lululemon was founded.

Foodservice Concept Wingstop Announces Plans to Open 100 Locations in Canada

The fast-casual chain, which plans to become one of the top 10 restaurant brands globally, will focus on Ontario prior to expanding nationally.

DSW Shoes Launching ‘Lids’ Shop-in-Stores in Canada Amid Strategy Shift [Interviews]

Headwear brand Lids will launch 45 boutique spaces with some as large as 1,500 square feet, marking the first time that DSW and the Shoe Company has had such a partnership.

Canadian Fashion Brand ‘Ellie Mae’ Prepares to Open New Rosedale Flagship in Toronto [With Photos]

The upscale brand, which recently dropped wholesale to focus on direct-to-consumer, will also feature a café space with outdoor seating in an effort to attract a wealthy local demographic.

Japanese Retailer Daiso Expands into Canada with 1st Store

The Japanese retailer will target an initial 10 locations in the Lower Mainland before expanding nationally.

La Vie en Rose and Bikini Village Launch Expansion by Acquiring Vacated Retail Spaces in Canada

Brick-and-mortar is key to retail success according to owner Francois Roberge who is leading the expansion by taking spaces from defunct retailers such as Swimco.

Canadian Retailer ‘Northern Reflections’ Plans to Grow After Extensive Restructuring Process

The company restructured both corporately and financially and is ready to expand as the pandemic takes out competitors.

Oakville-Based Retailer ‘Lemonwood Luxury’ Launches Expansion with Plans for Several Stores

The independent retailer has perfected its concept with plans for a broader rollout of new locations.

Canadian Retailer ‘Boathouse’ Leasing Former Le Chateau Stores for Significant Expansion [Exclusive]

The retailer has also been reaching out to former Le Chateau employees following the company's departure.

Second Cup Expansion to See Nearly 100 New Locations Open Over 36 Months After Foodtastic Acquisition

Plans are in place to expand the popular coffee concept following its acquisition this year.
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