Today's Retail News From Around The Web: December 18, 2014

Top Stories - Canada: 

-Is The Shopping Mall Dead? Not So Fast... [Huffington Post Canada]

-Rogers attempts to block Bell's acquisition of Glentel [BIV]

-Federal Court orders Apple Canada to turn over documents to Competition Bureau [CTV]

-Canadian Tire, Dollarama bucking the retail trend [Financial Post]

-Hudson’s Bay taps former Toy R Us boss as new CEO [Financial Post]

-Lululemon hopes Ivivva brand will create young customers [Fierce Retail]


Canadian News - Region-by-Region: 

-Quebecers' high taxes take toll on buying power [Montreal Gazette]

-Ugg Australia comes to West Edmonton Mall [Edmonton Journal]

-Loblaws serving up an inspired shopping experience in Barrie [Examiner] 

-Mondetta returns to roots [Winnipeg Free Press]

-Metro Vancouver sees record number of overnight visitors; China becomes top overseas market (this helps partly explain all the new luxury retailers) [Vancouver Sun]

-10 quirky things you didn't know about Toronto's Yorkville [BlogTO]