Cadillac Fairview activates malls for Tokyo Olympics, Showcase 1st retailer in North America to launch live retail events, downtown cores in jeopardy amid less foot traffic, Parkland acquires Quebec stations, and other news.
Business sentiment rises with vaccinations, The Bay apologizes for using black advocate's image in campaign without permission, Ontario to announce next phase in reopening within 3 weeks, Pusateri's expands delivery in Cottage Country, wedding industry bouncing back, Calgary repeals mask bylaws, and other news.
Reopening anxiety including mask mandates lifting, Bath & Body Works launching online store in Canada, Romar closes in St. John's after 46 years, Farm Boy opening in Guelph next year, cannabis store oversaturation expected in Ontario, inside Bay Street Video in Toronto, Nanaimo plastic bag ban takes effect, Amazing Brentwood opens Instagramable rainbow skybridge, and other news.
Couche-Tard beats estimates, HBC names new CTO, restaurant job listings a good sign, Ontario mall stores can reopen amid phase 2, Nova Scotia to enter phase 3, Alberta and BC lifting restrictions, Hudson's Bay launches vaccine clinic in Ottawa flagship, Adamson BBQ constitutional challenge dismissed, and other news.
Future of mall retailers uncertain, pop-ups growing in popularity for retailers, Suzy Inc. acquires Le Chateau assets, Ontario judge orders HBC to pay leases, former Walmart becomes massive mural, and other news.
Canada Goose to stop using fur, Pent up demand lifts Indochino amid Nordstrom partnership, Empire's Medline predicts consumer shift, pickup more popular than delivery for online grocery, and other news.
StatsCan shows plunge in Q2 retail sales, Sobeys sees moderate Q4, Deloitte predicts small-format grocery stores, retailer acquires some Le Chateau assets, Doug Ford's daughter opening cookie store in Toronto, and other news.
Booming economy expected, HBC spins off Saks Off 5th e-comm site, online grocery supplementing physical and not replacing it, Time Out Market reopening in Montreal, Parkland rolling out EV charging statinos in BC, Point Roberts' only grocery store may close for lack of Canadian visitors, and other news.