Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: July 16, 2015

Photo: Indochino, via Twitter

Photo: Indochino, via Twitter

Our Article of the Day: 

Suit Maker Indochino Plans Further Bricks-and-Mortar Expansion


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Rona Inc to buy its 20 franchise stores in effort to simplify retail network [Financial Post]

-Tim Hortons offers buy-outs to 15 per cent of total workforce [Toronto Star]

-Amazon’s one-day sale infuriates customers [Toronto Star]

-Tilley sold to private-equity firm in bid to recapture market share [Globe & Mail]

-Le Chateau Looks to Reconnect With Once-Loyal Shoppers [Marketing Magazine]

-E-book sales are flattening, but does that mean the technology is dying as consumers unplug? [Financial Post]

-Black's Photography to close as early as Aug. 8: reports [CTV]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-MEC outdoor lifestyle store coming to Kelowna [Kelowna Capital News]

-Hardware store older than Canada [Petrolia Topic]

-Downtown businesses opting against staying open 24 hours [Montreal: CBC]

-Lowe's moving into former Walmart? [Cornwall Standard]

-Old Montreal business owners angered by sidewalk repairs [Montreal Gazette]

-Mattress firm rests on local quality [Waterloo Record]

-Opening soon: Karameller Candy Shop in Yaletown [Vancity Buzz]

-Falling loonie cuts Canadian shopping in Maine border towns [Bangor Daily News]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Christian Dior Opens Stunning 1st Canadian Flagship (With Photos)

-Aussie Skin Care Brand Aesop Opens 1st Canadian Locations

-List of the Most Productive Retailers in Canada

-Infographic: Canada's Top Retail Trends for 2015

-Inside North America's 1st McArthurGlen Designer Outlets [With Photos]

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