Retail Canada

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

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.04.2015 | 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 02.20.2015 | 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 02.18.2015 | 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 02.11.2015 | 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 02.11.2015 | 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 01.27.2015 | 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 01.20.2015 | 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 01.15.2015 | 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...

Bye Bye, Mexx

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL — Insolvent fashion retailer Mexx is liquidating its 95 stores in Canada by the end of February.By the end of this week week, 25 locations ...

Sunny Freeman

Boxing Day Shall Rise Again..

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 12.26.2014 | Canada Business

Boxing Day, the long-reigning busiest shopping day of the year, could be eclipsed by Black Friday for the first time this year. But experts say shoppe...

Invasion Of The American Luxury Retailers

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.20.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - With the arrival of Nordstrom north of the border in Calgary and Saks Fifth Avenue waiting in the wings, the U.S. department stores are join...

Report: Online Cross-Border Shoppers Should Get Tax Cuts

CBC | Posted 02.18.2015 | Canada Business

Canadians and their federal government would save money by raising tenfold the amount consumers can spend on cross-border purchases before having to ...

Shopping Malls Dead? Not So Fast..

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The rise in online shopping may have raised concerns for retail property owners, but the chief executive at First Capital Realty (TSX:FCR) s...

Plunging Gas Prices Have Holiday Retailers Seeing $$$

CP | Alexandra Posadzki, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Savings at the pump may allow many Canadians to shell out more for gifts this holiday season and boost sales for retailers, analysts say, pa...

Dollarama Is Booming

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2015 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Dollarama Inc. (TSX:DOL) said Thursday it earned $73 million in its latest quarter, up from $61.7 million a year ago as sales increased 12 ...

After 185 Years In Quebec, Simons To Expand Across Canada

CP | Lauren La Rose, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - After 175 years, Quebec-based Simons is primed to make a major expansion push beyond the province with stores in five new cities across Cana...

LOOK: 7 Iconic Toronto Stores That Are History

Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Business

Chalk up another victim of the retail revolution. The Toronto menswear store Stollery's is closing its doors after 114 years of selling suits and t...

Staples Shuts Stores Because There's Nothing Left To Staple

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada Business

The great Canadian retail shakeup continues, with Staples retroactively announcing on Wednesday it had shuttered 15 of its Canadian locations at the e...