Canadian Retail Forecast for 2019: Slower Growth and Challenges with Opportunity 

A flood of store closing announcements this year are causing concern to the industry, while international retailers continue to enter the country seeking a piece of the pie. Despite economic and other challenges, there are bright spots. 

Sears Canada Launches New Off-Price Strategy [Feature]

The company is changing the course of its retail operations and as a result, Canada's off-price market will see Sears go head-to-head with HBC and TJX-owned banners such as Saks Off 5th, Winners and Marshalls.

Saks OFF 5TH Announces 2 More Canadian Stores

Hudson’s Bay’s off-price retail concept has revealed two more locations, as it aggressively expands into markets across the country.

Saks OFF 5TH Announces Park Royal Store

It will be the second location for the retailer in the Lower Mainland, following an October store opening at Tsawwassen Mills.

Could Canada Become Oversaturated With Off-Price Retailers?

According to one retail expert, this could be a trend reflecting the polarization of the Canadian retail industry.

Saks OFF 5TH Announces 2nd Edmonton Location

The company announced a first Edmonton location last month. By 2018, the retailer will operate about 25 Canadian locations. 

Saks OFF 5TH Announces Toronto and Edmonton Stores

Saks Fifth Avenue has now revealed 13 of its anticipated 25 OFF 5TH locations set to open by 2018. 

Saks OFF 5TH Opens 1st Canadian Stores

Three locations open to the public this morning, with a fourth set to open a week later. 

Surplus Clothing to Launch New Store Concept

The off-price Canadian retailer is launching a premium designer retail concept. 


Holt Renfrew's off-price store hr2 opens today at Quartier Dix30 in suburban Montreal. The store will be 24,500 square feet. In October 2012 we announced Holt Renfrew's hr2 concept and revealed its second store will open early May at Toronto's...
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