Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: July 31, 2015

Photo: Janson Goldstein

Photo: Janson Goldstein

Our Article of the Day: 

Saks Fifth Avenue Hiring 365 Positions for 1st Canadian Stores

Today's e-news is sponsored by ecoluxury lifestyle boutique THECloset YVR, opening August 22 at 360 Carrall Street in Vancouver


Top Stories - Canada: 

-RioCan puts its U.S. operations on the block [Globe & Mail]

-Landlords call on Target to release inter-company claims information [Globe & Mail]

-Grafton Fraser to open 70 Jones New York stores in Canada over next decade [BIV]

-Apple Watch to be sold through Best Buy in Canada on Aug 14 [CBC]

-Kraft Dinner officially adopts its made-in-Canada nickname [CTV]

-Birks Group Reports a 3% Increase in First Quarter Comparable [Stockhouse]

-Shopify stock jumps 14% after it boosts revenue in Q2 [CBC]

-Retailers on both sides of Canada-U.S. border feeling effects of falling Loonie [Vancouver Province]

-Burger King wanted Tims HQ in U.K. for tax reasons [Globe & Mail]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Avison Young builds relationship with Calgary Co-op [Calgary Herald]

-Regina-based Hillberg & Berk jeweller expands with West Edmonton Mall sparkle [Edmonton Journal]

-Quebec berry growers fight for more shelf space [Canadian Grocer]

-Longos to open its 5th Market Store in downtown Toronto [Grocery Business]

-Samsung to open its largest store in Canada at Toronto's Sherway Gardens  []

-Vancouver's Coach Flagship undergoes major facelift [TheCloset YVR]

-Haney Place Mall has a new owner [Maple Ridge News]

-Metro’s organic basket program expands to 32 stores [Canadian Grocer]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Coach Reveals 3 Canadian 'Next Generation' Flagships

-Saks Fifth Avenue to Feature Upscale New Restaurant Concepts in Canadian Stores

-Canada a Leading 'Target Destination' for Global Retailers

-Luxury Retail Growth Continues at North America’s Second Busiest International Airport


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