Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: October 14, 2015

Rendering: Simons

Rendering: Simons

Our Articles of the Day: 

1) Simons Brings American-Style Luxury Designer Departments to Canada's Suburbs

2) AllSaints to Open 3rd Canadian Location

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Top Stories - Canada: 

-MEC evolves mission with move into Alpine skiing, snowboarding [Toronto Star]

-How retailers can win over Millennial shoppers [Marketing Magazine]

-Starbucks customers can skip the line with new app feature [CTV]

-Point S Begins its Advertising Push in Canada [Modern Tire Dealer]

-Labatt parent AB InBev to purchase SABMiller in giant beer deal [CBC]

-Wholesale Furniture Brokers Partners with Les Services SiPD, Acumatica's Canadian Re-Seller [Newswire]

-Getting that luxury look (re: product packaging and consumer perception) [Canadian Grocer]

 

Canadian News - Regional: 

Western Canada: BC/AB/SK/MB

-DSW to open shoe store in Regina [CTV]

-On Trend: Fashion blogger and e-tailer Alyssa Lau [Edmonton Journal]

-Commercial Real Estate: MEC move a natural for Vancouver's vibrant Olympic Village area [Vancouver Sun]

-Simons CEO pitches in to get new store ready [Vancouver Sun]

-Expand private sector role in liquor sales, prof says [Regina Leader Post]

-Alberta small business owners remain in good mood [Calgary Herald]

-Overwaitea promotes Brenda Kirk [Canadian Grocer]

Eastern Canada: ON/QC/Maritimes

-Lowe's to meet Quebec suppliers, raising speculation about store expansion [Globe & Mail]

-Developer confirms Costco's move to Shoppers City East [Ottawa Business Journal]

-Thieves make off with iconic Honest Ed's signs in Toronto [Global]

-Artemano: Wood is ingrained in their soul [Ottawa Citizen]

-Salvation Army outlet in Pierrefonds set to close [Montreal Gazette]

-Drinks to your door: Phone app Thirstie launches alcohol-on-demand delivery in Ontario [Financial Post]

-Alimentation Couche-Tard announces resignation of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer [Stockhouse]

-New app connects people to locally-grown food in New Brunswick [Canadian Grocer]

 

Our Previous Articles: 

-Please Take a Moment to Vote Retail

-Steve Madden Launches New Concept Store in Canada

-Links of London to Open 1st Free-Standing Canadian Store

-Swatch Continues Canadian Expansion with New Locations

-Saks 5th Avenue to Open Canada's Largest Suburban Luxury Store [With Renderings]

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