RIP Canadian Retailers Gone Too Soon

The Huffington Post Canada | Anne T. Donahue | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Style

We miss you, Zellers.

The Rise And Fall Of The Megastore

Samer Majzoub | Posted 05.10.2017 | Canada
Samer Majzoub

In cases where big chain stores decide to move to a new market, one might think that the CEO would never sign off on the idea unless thorough "homework" has been done. However, this is not always the case. Some of the big names in the market may have their big move without proper groundwork and a detailed plan to address the requirements of the new venture.

Hudson's Bay To Educate Staff After Racial Profiling Accusation

CP | Rob Roberts, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2017 | Canada Business

HALIFAX — The Hudson's Bay Company has agreed to educate its staff on racial profiling as part of a settlement in the case of a now-deceased Nova S...

Look Who Outlived Target Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Business

Target’s last remaining Canadian stores closed on Sunday, marked by a funeral and some premature store closures that allowed the chain to disappoint...

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 bankruptc...

Zellers Resurrection!

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Business

What a difference 12 months makes. This time last year, the buzz was all about Target’s rollout across Canada, many in former Zellers locations. ...

Target Refused Zellers Workers, Hired Tory-Linked Lobbyist: Group

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada Business

Target is busily opening new stores across Canada this year, but some employees and labour leaders aren’t happy with the way the retail chain is goi...

Who'll Get Zeddy?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Call it a bear market — three charities have been named as finalists in the race to adopt Zellers' famous mascot Zeddy.Camp Trillium, Auti...

Zellers Faces It Demise In Typically Canadian Way

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.21.2012 | Canada Business

Zellers is facing its imminent demise in a typically Canadian way — with humour. Zeddy, the long-familiar mascot of retail chain Zellers, is — ...

Rachel Mendleson

Zellers Workers Protest Mass Layoffs Ahead Of Target's Arrival

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 08.23.2012 | Canada Business

Target's Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ont., became the site of a protest on Wednesday morning, as a delegation of labour leaders and a former...

Most Remaining Zellers Stores To Close By March 2013

CBC | Posted 09.25.2012 | Canada Business

The owner of the Zellers chain of department stores said Thursday the chain will be closing "most" of its stores no later than March 2013. ...

Working at Zellers Taught Me Everything I Know

Larry Leach | Posted 07.26.2012 | Canada Business
Larry Leach

You never know where you'll learn important life lessons. When I heard that Zellers was being bought by Target, I suddenly remembered all the things I had learnt while working there. It was my first job, but someone there taught me something that's sticks with me still to do this day...

Rachel Mendleson

Zellers Employees Protest 'Mass Firing' By Target Canada

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 05.02.2012 | Canada Business

Thousands of Zellers workers slated to lose their jobs when more than 100 stores across Canada are converted to Target locations beginning next spring...

Ahead Of Target's Arrival, Walmart Canada Plans Massive Overhaul

CP | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Business

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Walmart Canada plans to spend more than $750 million over the next year to open, relocate or remodel 73 retail stores, including f...

Goodbye Target Apparel, Hello Target Canada

CBC | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada Business

Discount fashion retailer Target Corp. has settled a long-running legal dispute over the right to use the Target name in Canada. Minneapol...

Target Canada To Hire 'Thousands'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.30.2011 | Canada Business

Retailer Target has started a hiring blitz in advance of its 2013 launch in Canada, promising to hire "thousands" of Canadians as the iconic U.S. chai...