Retail Insider

Retail Insider’s Top 22 Most-Read Stories of 2022 [Feature]

It was quite the year as the pandemic continued to impact retail in Canada which included a substantial number of new announcements and store closures.

Video Interview: Retail Insider Evolving To Meet The Growing Demand For News

Founder Craig Patterson talks about some key management role changes, why they were made, the content the publication is looking for, trends in the industry, the publication's reach and his vision for the future.

Podcast: Downtown Edmonton Struggles, and the Future of Retail in Canadian Downtowns

This week Craig and Lee discuss challenges for retail in downtown Edmonton and its retreat over the past couple of decades, as well as the situation and projections for downtowns in cities across Canada. Craig is also an advisor at the University of Alberta Centre for Cities and Communities.

Podcast: Luxury Nodes Shifting in Canada as Malls Take Over and New Ones are Built

This week Craig and Lee talk about how luxury retail nodes in Canada are shifting with the construction of Oakridge Centre in Vancouver and Royalmount in Montreal. The discussion topics includes past luxury retail nodes in Canada and why things are shifting to suburban malls from traditional downtowns.

Podcast: Visiting Canada’s 1st Pret a Manger – Could it be a Better Experience?

This week Craig and Lee discuss Pret a Manger's entry into Canada via A&W. Lee, who lives in Vancouver, discusses what he experienced at the Vancouver combined A&W/Pret location and the discussion turns to whether or not a full standalone Pret a Manger would have made more sense for the first Canadian pilot.

TBOR by RI: The Latest Retailer Earnings and What they Mean

This episode of The Business of Retail by Retail Insider talks about the latest retailer earnings in Canada and beyond, indicating (I didn't have time to watch the clip, will do so on Tuesday) Follow "The Business Of Retail"...

Podcast: Retail Insider Marks 10 Year Anniversary, Retrospective with Founder Craig Patterson

This week Craig and Lee talk about Retail Insider marking 10 years of operations, including how the news platform got started and some memorable happenings in the Canadian retail industry during that time.

Video Interview: Craig Patterson, CEO/Publisher of Retail Insider Discusses the Relationship with News Media and Public Relations

Patterson talks about what media looks for in a story, pitches to the media, paid versus earned media, supplying questions in advance of an interview, companies wanting to see news stories in advance of publication.

Retail Insider Top 21 Most-Read Stories of 2021

It was quite the year as the pandemic continued to impact retail in Canada which included a substantial number of store closures.

Retail Insider Partners with GetintheLoop to Launch Shop Local Platform on Website

The integrated partnership will add retailers and shopping centres to the platform coast-to-coast.

Welcome to the New Retail Insider Website

Retail Insider’s website update is part of an expansion for the company which has become Canada's most-read retail industry news source.

Retail Insider Launches Commercial Real Estate Listings Page in Partnership with Spacelist

Retail Insider is expanding its publication to include useful tools for the industry and will continue to grow its operations with partnerships into 2020 and beyond.

RCC Brick & Mortar Retail Forum: Explore The Evolution of Physical Retail on November 19th

The half-day event will feature retail leaders from major landlords and real estate firms, and will be held at the Toronto Reference Library in the morning.
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