Retail Canada

A Luxury Retail Dogfight Is Coming To Canada

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2016 | Canada Business

Saks vs. Nordstrom vs. Holt Renfrew vs. Simons...

Danier Files For Insolvency

CP | Peter Henderson, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Danier Leather Inc. said it has entered insolvency proceedings in order to protect itself from creditor lawsuits as it seeks a buyer. T...

Best Buy Canada Sees Massive Drop In Holiday Earnings

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Business

“There doesn’t seem to be a new exciting piece of consumer electronics on the horizon."

Esprit Is Coming Back To Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.10.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL — Esprit is set to return to the Canadian retail market. The international fashion brand is teaming up with Montreal-based distributor Fr...

Canada, U.S. Not Happy With Staples-Office Depot Merger

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau is challenging a proposed merger between Staples and Office Depot, saying the country's office supplies industry is...

Laura Lives To See Another Day

CP | Peter Henderson, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Canadian retailer Laura's Shoppe Inc. says it has reached a deal with its creditors about the future of the company. The Montreal-based ...

Sears Canada Launches Real Estate Selloff

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Sears Canada says it's selling a distribution centre in Vaughan, Ont., north of Toronto for $100 million but will continue to occupy it on...

Walmart Canada Offers Delivery Of Online Shopping Through 7-Eleven

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Walmart Canada and 7-Eleven Canada are joining forces to do an e-commerce pilot project in the Toronto area. Online shoppers at Walmart...

Holiday Shopping Season Has Already Begun At These Retailers

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Christmas is still months away but 'tis already the season for several retailers stocking holiday merchandise — a move that is surprisi...

H&M's COS Brand Arrives In Canada

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — COS operates under the same banner as H&M, but the newest player in Canada's retail market sees a clear distinction between its offerings...

Canadian Retail Prices Jump Most In Decade, And Worst Yet To Come

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.29.2015 | Canada Business

Retail prices are rising at their fastest rate in at least a decade and there will be more price pressure ahead thanks to a falling loonie, analysts s...

Goodbye Mac's, Hello Circle K

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Business

LAVAL, Que. — The 54-year-old Mac's convenience store brand is being retired by owner Alimentation Couche-Tard, which is adopting the Circle K banne...

Rejoice, Plus Size Shoppers: Torrid Has Arrived In Canada

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — While some shoppers may struggle to locate garments in a specific style or colour, Ashlie Callender faces an even greater obstacle: fin...

Dollarama A Dollar Store No More As Prices Headed For $4

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Dollarama says the weaker Canadian dollar is forcing it to raise prices and could lead the discount retailer to increase its current price ...

Labour Activists Angry Over Canada's 'On-Call' Workers

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.03.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — The rise of so-called precarious employment in Canada — mainly work in the services and retail sectors — has brought with it some ques...

Sears Canada Says It Has Reached A 'Turning Point'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.02.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Sears Canada's second-quarter revenue was down 9.1 per cent from the comparable period last year but the company says its core retail networ...

Luxury Stores Are Moving To Canada's Suburban Malls

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Canada Business

Luxury retailers in Canada are making a “typically American” move and shifting into the country’s shopping malls, a new study says. Tradition...

Best Buy's Canadian Earnings Suffer Massive Decline

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Canada Business

Sinking loonie, store closures and "softness in Canadian economy" to blame.

Rona Is Booming

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL — Home renovations retailer Rona Inc. (TSX:RON) is raising its dividend 14 per cent after reporting that its net profit grew nearly 19 per ...

Saks Fifth Avenue Is Hiring Big In Toronto

CP | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Department store retailer Saks Fifth Avenue plans to hire 365 people over the next six months as it prepares to launch in Canada. The com...

Tip Top Owner Buys Jones New York's Canadian Stores

CP | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Men's clothing retailer Grafton Fraser Inc. said Wednesday that it has acquired 35 Jones New York retail stores across Canada and is plann...

Canadian Nine West Stores Stay Alive, For Now

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Shoe retailer Sherson Group, which operates Nine West stores in Canada, has been given a reprieve from its creditors until next week.Cour...

Former Canadian Targets To Reopen As Lowe's Stores

CP | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Lowe's Canada said Friday it will spend $50 million to build two new stores in Ontario.In addition to a dozen former Target Canada stores ...

Loblaw Chains To Close 52 Stores

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2015 | Canada Business

BRAMPTON, Ont. - Loblaw Companies Ltd. plans to close 52 unprofitable stores in Canada over the next year, it says in its second-quarter earnings rele...

These Are The Retailers Making The Most Money In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Business

With one Canadian chain store after another shutting down, and Target leaving the country in one fell swoop this spring, you could be forgiven for thi...