Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: June 1, 2015

Photo: Mastermind Toys

Photo: Mastermind Toys

Our Articles of the Day: 

1) Mastermind Toys Continues Aggressive Canadian Expansion

2) Upscale French Menswear Brand Loding to Open 3rd Toronto Location

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Top Stories - Canada: 

-Watchdog seeks documents from Loblaw over pricing practices [Globe & Mail]

-Hudson’s Bay Co. said to be preparing bid for German stores [Toronto Star]

-What Android Pay means for Canadians [Mobile Syrup]

-Lowe's just getting started with its growth in Canada [Charlotte Business Journal]

-‘A sign of defeat’ no more: How sweatpants went from the ultimate fashion taboo to a designer trend [Financial Post]

-Study: Inside the Minds of Canadian Shoppers [Cosmetics Magazine]

-Mobile driving gains in time spent with media: eMarketer [Marketing Magazine]


Canadian News - Region-by-Region: 

-Montreal fashion industry unites to regain city's lost glory [CTV]

-Montreal merchants stage shutdown in protest over parking policies [Globe & Mail]

-Why is Winnipeg so afraid to build up Polo Park? [Metro News]

-Main street businesses say old property tax methods are unfair [Halifax: CTV]

-Montreal 'cluster' aims to put city back on fashion track [Montreal Gazette]

-Pharmacy in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside ordered to close amid crackdown [Globe & Mail]

-Has Pearson's retail reno brought results? [Marketing Magazine]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Two of Nordstrom's 6 Flagships to be in Canada

-FREE Fraud Seminar on June 11: A Half Day That Could Save Your Company


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