Winnipeg Retail Vacancies Drop to Lowest in Decade Despite Pandemic: Interview

Federal supports have been a lifeline for many businesses with new retailers large and small opening across the city.

Entrepreneur Launches Virtual ‘Made in Canada Mall’ and is Welcoming Businesses to Join

Doug Touchette launched the online mall, which he says is a first of its kind, to support local businesses while providing consumers an opportunity to engage with Canadian brands.

Downtown Winnipeg Hudson’s Bay Store Shut Permanently on Monday

The company said Monday that the downtown flagship store, which was set to close next February, will never reopen.

The Demise of the Department Store in Canada Heralds a Shift in Downtown

An expert says that the automobile and suburban malls are partly responsible for the decline of downtown retail.

‘Warehouse One’ Increases Mall Presence in Western Canada Amid Strategy Shift

The Canadian fashion retailer is relocating stores into busy malls in an effort to gain more foot traffic, and is also rolling-out a new store design.

Holt Renfrew Exiting Winnipeg After Almost 105 Years

Holt Renfrew will close its Winnipeg location in January of 2015, exiting a city where it has had a presence since the year 1910. The shop is located on the second level of the struggling Portage Place shopping centre in downtown Winnipeg...

‘Original’ Hudson’s Bay Company Flagship Store May Close Soon

We've gotten word from Hudson's Bay Company management that the company's 'original' flagship location in Downtown Winnipeg may be closing soon. Our source tells us The Hudson's Bay Company is seeking to transfer ownership the building to the Manitoba...
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