An off-schedule podcast discussion with Retail Insider journalist Mario Toneguzzi who was just named one of the world's top 10 business journalists. Craig and Mario discuss how he became a journalist and what he's seeing in Canadian retail during the pandemic through his interviews with top business leaders.
This week, Craig and Dustin discuss Disney's plans to close all of its Canadian stores. Retail Insider reported on the development on Monday after receiving confirmation from multiple reliable sources.
This week, Craig and Lee discuss Ontario’s latest lockdowns, Nordstrom’s launching Dover Street Market in Canada, Toronto’s Cartier renovations on Bloor, West Edmonton Mall’s Gucci opening and the continued expansion of retailer La Vie en Rose.
This week, Craig and Lee discuss Club Monaco’s Bloor Street departure in Toronto and Canadian food hall/grocery announcements. The 25 year run for Club Monaco has ended in the iconic building on Toronto’s Bloor Street and two food announcements are discussed for Red Deer Alberta and Vancouver.
An off-schedule podcast discussion with Peter Woolford (President of Clairmark Consulting Ltd.) and Stephen O'Keefe (President of Bottom Line Matters). Craig, Peter and Stephen discuss the retail awakening -- consumers are changing and retailers need to adapt.
This week, Craig and Lee discuss the completion of the facade and two retail levels at Holt Renfrew's Mink Mile flagship store in Toronto, as well as the redevelopment of the massive Hudson's Bay department store in downtown Montreal.
This week, Craig & Lee discuss the potential luxury retail growth across Canada for 2021, including new standalone stores as well as in multi-brand retailers. Despite the pandemic, sales have been strong for luxury brands in Canada over the course of the past year.