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"The Weekly" Podcast

Podcast: Rogue Zellers Stores Opening in Quebec After HBC Lets Trademark Lapse

This week Craig and Lee talk about how a family in Quebec is opening small Zellers-branded stores.

Podcast: Mark McEwan Grocery Store to Close in Downtown Toronto

This week Craig and Lee talk about the closure of the McEwan grocery store near the corner of Bloor and Yonge Streets in downtown Toronto. Celebrity chef Mark McEwan's business empire recently filed for CCAA protection.

Podcast: Zellers Store-in-Store Opens at Hudson’s Bay, and What Might be Improved

Craig and Lee talk about HBC's recent unveiling of a Zellers pop-up store-in-store in a Hudson's Bay store in Ontario. The discussion includes what's there and how it might be improved for a national rollout.

Podcast: Why Hudson’s Bay is Separating its Physical Stores and Online Business

Craig and Lee talk about HBC's recent announcement that the company is separating its physical department store business from its online operations, and what it means for the future of the retailer. Craig has some choice words when discussing the lack of investment in Hudson's Bay stores resulting in their current lacklustre condition.

Podcast: Gucci Relocates to Expand Downtown Vancouver Store into Flagship

Craig and Lee discuss Gucci’s plans to expand the standalone Fairmont Hotel Vancouver store into a flagship by annexing the adjacent Omega retail space. In the meantime, Gucci has relocated to Thurlow and Alberni Streets in the former Escada space.

Podcast: Alberni Street ‘Luxury Zone’ Retail Past and Present Discussion

Craig and Lee talk about Vancouver's Alberni Street and provide commentary about its current state and history on the recently published retail tour by Retail Insider.

Podcast: Robson Street Retail Past and Present Discussion

Craig and Lee talk about Vancouver's Robson Street over the years including what's happening now in a recent street tour.

Podcast [The Weekly]: Aritzia Getting into Menswear and ‘WANT Les Essentiels’ Acquired

This week, Craig and Lee talk about Artizia buying a stake in Reigning Champ as well as Montreal's Robert brothers acquiring WANT Les Essentiels.

Podcast [The Weekly]: Hudson’s Bay Downsizing its Downtown Flagship Stores

This week, Craig and Lee talk about Craig's analysis on The Hudson's Bay Company's potential redevelopment plans for its flagship locations in Canadian downtowns. Is it a good strategy or missed opportunity?

Podcast [The Weekly]: Upscale Womenswear Retailer ‘Blu’s’ Opening at West Edmonton Mall as it Exits Southgate

This week, Craig and Lee discuss Blu's womenswear's move to West Edmonton Mall after exiting Southgate, as well as the overall health of downtown Edmonton as retailers shutter during the pandemic.
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