Walmart Canada

American Misadventures In Canadian Retail

CP | Anne D'Innocenzio And Charmaine Noronha, The Associated Press | Posted 04.08.2014 | 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 04.06.2014 | 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...

Target’s Arrival Will Mean ‘All-Out Retail War’: Analysts

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada Business

They say war is hell, but this particular war could be heaven for Canadian consumers. Analysts are predicting that Target’s arrival in Canada —...

Sorry, Shoppers: Target Canada Will Have Higher Prices Than U.S.

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada Business

There is really only one major reason why Canadians have been flocking across the U.S. border to shop at Target locations: Lower prices. With the o...

How Walmart Canada Is Taking The Fight To Target

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO – Walmart will spend $450 million this year to open several new stores and expand its distribution network in Canada amid what is becoming a...

Man's Home Destroyed, Sues Walmart

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A B.C. man is suing Wal-Mart claiming a heater purchased at the retail giant caused a fire that burned his house down.The lawsuit filed by...

Walmart Appeals 'Shockingly Unreasonable' Court Ruling

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Wal-Mart Canada says a jury verdict that awarded a former employee more than $1 million is "shockingly unreasonable."The company is asking t...

Here Are The Retailers Threatened By Target Canada's Arrival

CP | Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Target's arrival in Canada will take a bite out of the sales of several key rivals, according to a new report, though many of those named ha...

Walmart Canada Goes On Hiring Spree

CP | Posted 06.25.2012 | Canada Business

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. -- Walmart Canada is ramping up hiring amid rapid expansion in this country by the U.S.-based retail giant. Walmart says it will ...

Walmart Braces For Target, Slashes Prices

CP | David Friend, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - More products for $1 are coming to Walmart Canada as the retailer takes on dollar stores, Target and the country's biggest grocers in a stra...