Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: June 8, 2015

Photo: Paul Amato

Photo: Paul Amato

Our Articles of the Day: 

1) French Luxury Brand Longchamp Opens 1st Canadian Location

2) Construction Progress at Holt Renfrew, Square One

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Top Stories - Canada: 

-Target Initially Rejected Zellers, Mulled Buying The Bay: CEO [Huffington Post]

-Wal-Mart adding fresh food to e-commerce offerings [Globe & Mail]

-Montreal’s DavidsTea Inc surges in hot U.S. market debut, valuing company at US$600 million [Financial Post]

-German retail acquisition seen as challenge for Hudson's Bay [Globe & Mail]

-High tea: Herschel Segal rings NASDAQ bell for David's Tea IPO [Montreal Gazette]

-Canada's Online Retailers Gaining Strength, Study Finds [WWD]

-Canadian Tire Partners with the Canadian Military in Support of Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services [Globe & Mail]

-Best Buy Canada and Mondo team up for exclusive Blu-ray SteelBook® titles offering in Canada [Newswire]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Chapters officially closes its downtown Vancouver store [Global]

-LCBO sees $5 billion in net sales in 2014-15 [CTV]

-Ontarians spent about $522 per legal-drinking aged person on booze last year [National Post]

-Giant Tiger gets new look [Sarnia Observer]

-Exclusive: Eataly talks Toronto plans with Canadian Grocer [Canadian Grocer]

-Steveston Village eyed for change [Richmond Review]

-Calgary store turns to Facebook to out alleged shoplifter [CBC]

-High-end retailer Simons coming to Ottawa [Ottawa Sun]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Saks Fifth Avenue Gains Potential Calgary Opportunity

-Canada's Most Innovative Grocery Products Revealed

-UNOde50 to Enter Canadian Market with Multiple Locations


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