BRIEF: Beauty Concept Opens 1st Location, Edo Japan Expands into Ontario

Other News: RUDSAK goes international, beauty concept goes brick-and-mortar, Walmart adds fitness centre amid real-estate strategy, Warby Parker expands westward, Fresh City Farms opening 1st downtown Toronto storefront.

Walmart Canada Adding Full-Service In-Store Jack Nathan Health Facilities to Draw Foot Traffic

The retail behemoth is adding medical facilities and other tenants in an effort to transform the traditional retail model.

Walmart Marks 25 Years in Canada Amid Challenges and Success [Feature]

A quarter century ago this week, the US-based retail behemoth entered Canada by acquiring the Woolco chain of department stores. Amid some controversy, the retailer helped transform Canadian retailing.

Who’s Taking Target’s Canadian Stores? An Interactive Map

Bookmark this useful tool to track updates on who's taking over Target's Canadian stores. Has its Best Sales Day Ever on Cyber Monday 2013

Walmart today announced that Cyber Monday 2013 was the biggest online sales day in its history. The five-day period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday is the highest five-day stretch in online sales for the retailer to date, and processed more than...


Walmart could open a store on the west side of Downtown Toronto, near the popular Kensington Market neighbourhood. The store would be part of a 125,000 square-foot proposed retail project to be built by RioCan real estate investment trust. The complex would be three floors,...

Will Walmart Open REALLY Small Canadian Stores?

Walmart is thinking 'small'. It's opening a 2,500 square foot store on a university campus in Atlanta, GA, and already has 3,500 square foot store at a university in Arkansas. Could Walmart 'boutiques' come to Canada?  It's a novel idea that might actually...
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