Retail Council of Canada

Tories To Table Bill Tackling U.S.-Canada Price Gap

CP | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Canada's competition bureau is getting new powers to investigate why many items cost less in the United States.Industry Minister James Moo...

Stores Are Making It Harder To Get A Refund

CBC | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Business

Want your money back? Not so fast. Return policies are getting tighter as retailers try to protect themselves from returns fraud -- and honest custome...

Ice Storm 2013: What Will This Cost?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

As central Canada struggles to get back to normal following this weekend’s ice storm, some are already turning their attention to that burning quest...

After Bangladesh, Retail Council Will Update Guidelines

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Retail Council of Canada is updating its industry guidelines in the wake of a building collapse at a garment factory in Bangladesh that ...

Daniel Tencer

Why Are Prices Higher In Canada Than In The U.S.?

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.20.2012 | Canada Business

It’s the holiday season, that magical time of year when Canadians come together to ask: Why are we still paying more for everything than Americans? ...

Employees' Sticky Fingers Cost Big Money For Retailers

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Business

The number of employees making five-finger discounts while at work is on the rise and it's costing retailers a pretty penny. According to a report...

Sick Of Canada-U.S. Price Gap? Blame Multinational Suppliers

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Identical widescreen TVs, bottles of hair conditioner and even painkillers cost Canadian shoppers more than their American neighbours despite...

Retailers Bring Black Friday To Canada In Cross-Border Shopping Battle

CP | LuAnn LaSalle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - Canadian bargain hunters took a decidedly more docile approach to Black Friday than their sharp-elbowed American cousins, some of whom had ...