Walmart Canada

Just In Time For The Holidays: Layoffs At Walmart Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.19.2014 | Canada Business

ATORONTO - Walmart Canada has laid off 210 people, most at its head office in Mississauga, Ont., just west of Toronto.The retail giant handed out the ...

Target Canada Beating Walmart On Prices: Survey

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.24.2014 | Canada Business

Target, which has vowed a comeback following its crisis-ridden launch in Canada, is now beating Walmart at the low price game. Prices at Target sto...

Walmart Refuses To Return 'Inappropriate' Baby Pics To Mom

CBC | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada Business

A mother in central Newfoundland says she was surprised and upset when a Wal-Mart employee said she couldn't pick up her photos because they wer...

Why These Canadians Are Thanking Walmart

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada Business

An upcoming ad campaign will feature ordinary Canadians thanking Walmart for the $200 million in charity contributions it has made in Canada since it ...

Unions Win, Walmart Canada Loses In Supreme Court Battle

CP | Stephanie Marin, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in favour of Quebec workers who lost their jobs at a Wal-Mart store in Jonquiere, Que., after it shut i...

Walmart, Shoppers Target Of B.C. Human Rights Complaint

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A British Columbia group has filed human rights complaints against two major retailers for refusing to provide prescription-bottle labels ...

Walmart Canada Slashing Jobs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Walmart Canada has confirmed that it laid off hundreds of employees across the country earlier this month in a move to rework its management...

WATCH: Delivering A Consistent Message To Consumers Pays Dividends

Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada Business

The tools at the disposal of marketers today allows businesses to deliver an accurate message to consumers at various stages of the customer's shoppin...

American Misadventures In Canadian Retail

CP | Anne D'Innocenzio And Charmaine Noronha, The Associated Press | Posted 06.08.2014 | Canada Business

For years, Canadians would cross the border to the U.S. to shop at Target. Exporting its cheap chic there seemed like a no-brainer.But a year after op...

Grocery Price Wars Could Leave A Devastated Battlefield

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The grocery price wars that have pushed a kilogram of bananas below the price of a chocolate bar may be good news for consumers' wallets, bu...

Walmart Canada Flounders

Financial Post | Posted 02.21.2014 | Canada Business

This country’s grocery price war continues to take a toll on Walmart Canada, which reported Thursday its fourth-consecutive quarter of falling same-...

Walmart Defeated In Downtown Toronto

Toronto Star | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Business

After months of protest and outcry, it appears Walmart will not be coming to Kensington Market. A new plan from developer RioCan leaves no room for...

Walmart Is Hiring. Like, Seriously Hiring

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Walmart is placing its bets on the fresh food business, as it announced Tuesday it will open 35 more Canadian supercentres as part of nearly...

Spending Habits As Different As Poutine And Apple Pie

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Business

Canadians line up on Boxing Day, while Americans go crazy for Black Friday sales. They have Macy’s and we have The Bay. We may share a border and...

Who Will Win Canada's Retail War?

CP | Romina Maurino, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - There is little doubt the retail landscape in Canada is changing as increasing numbers of big name U.S. chains shop for customers north of t...

'Desperate' U.S. Retailers Prepare For Canadian Price War

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Now that American retailers have landed in Canada, prepare for the fireworks as stores launch massive promotions and deep discounts in an at...

Canadian Grocers Suffer As Retail 'Bloodbath' Arrives

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Business

Two of the country’s largest supermarket chains reported disappointing earnings Wednesday as evidence mounted that increased competition for Canadia...

Target Canada Ranks Last

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.19.2013 | Canada Business

Target’s rapid expansion into Canada is proving a disappointment to many consumers, with the retail chain coming in last in a customer satisfaction ...

The End Of Canada's Only Walmart Union

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Business

WEYBURN, Sask. - Workers at the only unionized Walmart in Canada have voted in favour of decertification.The votes, cast by employees at the Saskatche...

WATCH: We Pay 'Above Standard' Wages, Walmart Canada CEO Says

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada Business

HALIFAX - Walmart Canada expanded its reach into the fresh food sector by opening its first supercentre Friday in Atlantic Canada, continuing an aggre...

Woman Fired By Walmart Over Dog Lawyers Up

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.12.2013 | Canada Business

The woman who says she was fired from a Kemtpville, Ont., Walmart for calling the police about a dog left in a hot car has now retained a lawyer, CBC ...

Walmart Canada Fires Woman For Reporting Dog In Hot Truck

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada Business

A Walmart location in Kemptville, Ont., fired two employees in recent weeks for reporting customers who had left dogs in their vehicles, according to ...

Toronto Girds For Walmart Battle

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.04.2013 | Canada Business

A Toronto resident has started a petition to keep Walmart from opening a location near two of the city’s most prominent, historic districts. Shop...

Did Walmart Think This Was Child Porn?

CP | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Business

SPRUCE GROVE, Alta. — Walmart says it made a mistake when its photo lab staff at an Alberta store refused to print a photo of a mom nursing her son....

Amazing: Grocers Follow Co-op, Push For Animal Welfare

CP | Andrea Ross, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A group representing Canadian retailers says eight of Canada's largest supermarket chains have signed on with a push to eliminate factory-f...