Retail Canada

How Sears Canada Is Benefiting From Target's Disappearance

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.23.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - With the doors closed for good at Target's 133 Canadian stores, Sears Canada CEO Ronald Boire hopes more shoppers will now walk through Sear...

Things Are Looking Up For Canada's Food Retailers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Grocery company Metro Inc. says that the rising cost of food contributed to higher revenue and store sales in the company's second quarter....

Retail Sales In Canada Stop Falling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Retail sales in Canada posted a gain of 1.7 per cent in February following two consecutive monthly declines.Statistics Canada says retail sal...

Look Who Outlived Target Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Business

Target’s last remaining Canadian stores closed on Sunday, marked by a funeral and some premature store closures that allowed the chain to disappoint...

What Retail Crisis? The Bay Nearly Quadruples Profit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Hudson's Bay Co. had a big increase in profit in its latest quarter as it continued to integrate the Saks luxury business into its retail op...

Canada's Malls Will Need Reinventing After Target, Future Shop

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The recent closures of Future Shop and Target stores highlights a conundrum that's got urban planners and real estate experts talking.As Can...

How Amazon And Online Shopping Took Away Future Shop's Future

CBC | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Business

Electronics stores are suffering from the rise of the pampered and lazy cybershopper who can now get everything online, even advice. Experts say it...

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What Canada Can Learn From Sweden's Unionized Retail Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada Business

When Toys “R” Us arrived in Sweden in 1995 armed with a translation of its U.S. employee handbook, it underestimated the Swedes’ fierce commitme...

Last Chance: 16 Target Stores To Close Next Week

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Target Canada says it will close 16 locations next week, the first wave of closures as the U.S. retailer winds down its operations across th...

Loblaws To Sell Cheaper 'Naturally Imperfect' Produce

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L) has launched a program to sell blemished, misshapen or undersized produce under the No Name Naturally Imp...

One Of Kate Middleton's Favourite Stores Is Coming To Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.05.2015 | Canada Business

British fashion retailer Reiss, a favourite of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is coming to Canada. The London-based chain will open its ...

Here's One Retailer Canadians Aren't Abandoning

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. posted a higher fourth-quarter profit compared with a year ago, helped by higher sales.The retailer said Thursday i...

Canadians Are Abandoning Sears

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada Inc. says its fourth-quarter revenue was down 17.7 per cent from a year earlier to $972.5 million.The national retailer said th...

Canadian Retail Sales Post Biggest Drop In 5 Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Retail sales in Canada in December posted their largest one-month drop since April 2010, as the cost to fill your gas tank plunged and holida...

Wave Of Retail Closures Is Bad News For Summer Job-Seekers

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Students and new graduates on the hunt for summer jobs may find the search even more daunting given the recent grim news on the homegrown re...

Bikini Village Files For Bankruptcy Protection

CP | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada Business

SAINTE-JULIE, Que. -- Swimwear retailer Groupe Bikini Village Inc. is seeking creditor protection under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. The Queb...

Walmart Plans Major Canadian Expansion

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Business

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Wal-Mart Canada says it plans to complete another 29 supercentre projects in the fiscal year beginning Feb. 1.The retailer says th...

Attention Target Workers: Home Depot Hiring 5,500 In Canada

AP/HuffPost Canada | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Business

With the whole country wondering where Target Canada’s 17,600 workers will go once all the stores are closed, Home Depot has some good news: It’s ...

Why Has Ikea Succeeded In Canada When Others Have Failed?

Posted 01.30.2015 | Canada Business

While some foreign retail giants like Target are pulling out of Canada, Ikea continues to increase its sales. Ikea Canada president Stefan Sjöstrand ...

And The Latest Retailer To Close All Its Stores Is...

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK — Jones New York announced Thursday that it is closing its 127 retail stores, including three dozen locations in Canada, and discontinuing ...

Forget Target, This Japanese Giant Is Heading To Canada Next Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo will open its first two Canadian stores in Toronto next year. Uniqlo is owned by Fast Retailing Co., ...

Could This Be The Future Of Canadian Target Locations?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The founder and chief executive of GoodLife Fitness says his company will look at Target Canada store locations as part of its growth strate...

'Please Be Kind To Target Employees'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.16.2015 | Canada Business

Shareholders in Loblaws and Dollarama are celebrating Target's abrupt departure from Canada, and market analysts are lauding the retailer for making t...

Look At All The Retailers Who Are Closing Stores In Canada

CP | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — A list of retailers that have recently closed or are closing shop in Canada: Mexx Canada — Dutch-based retailer declared bankr...

Now Sony Is Closing All Its Canadian Stores, Too

CP | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sony Corp. says it is closing all 14 retail stores in Canada as it refocuses its business.The Japanese electronics company says the closures...