Mario Toneguzzi

Pandemic Hits Airport Retail Hard in Canada: Interviews

A lack of travellers tanked sales at businesses in major airports with many hoping travel will return soon.

Pro Wrestler Bret ‘Hitman’ Hart Discusses His Retail Foray and Personal Branding: Interview

The world-famous Calgary-based wrestler spoke with journalist Mario Toneguzzi about his career and how his retail and personal brands have developed over the years.

Couche-Tard Likely to Become a Grocery Retailer in Canada and it Would Disrupt Loblaw and Other Big Players: Interviews

Couche-Tard's attempts to acquire Carrefour signals intention and with the future of gas stations in question, a broader grocery strategy is most likely at play.

‘Quesada Burritos & Tacos’ Sees Spectacular Growth in Canada with Ongoing Aggressive Expansion

The rapidly growing QSR concept surpassed 150 locations with 20 more planned before the end of the year and no end in sight.

Winnipeg Retail Vacancies Drop to Lowest in Decade Despite Pandemic: Interview

Federal supports have been a lifeline for many businesses with new retailers large and small opening across the city.

Former Hockey Arena in Downtown Belleville to be Converted to Marketplace with Food Hall: Interview

The first-of-its-kind in Canada project would include a mix of restaurant and foodservice businesses inspired by the St. Lawrence Market.

Saskatchewan Retail Takes Pandemic Hit and is Seeing Recovery: Interview

The province is seeing increased consumer spending and leasing activity which is outperforming much of the rest of Canada.

Shopping Centres in Canada to See Changes Amid Pandemic and Shifting Retail Industry: Experts

Centres were already losing market share prior to the pandemic and landlords are adding non-retail and other uses to fill space vacated by anchors and other tenants.

Canadians to Continue Shopping Online Post-Pandemic Amid Ecomm Growth: Survey

A new study shows consumers are increasingly shopping online with many saying they will continue to do so moving forward.

Edmonton’s Kunitz Shoes Sees Growth by Shutting Downtown Store, Moving to the Suburbs and Expanding Ecomm

The retailer saw a sales rebound by exiting its Jasper Avenue store for one in the west end while also expanding its online channel.
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