Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: August 11, 2015

Our Articles of the Day: 

1) De Beers to Open 2nd Free-Standing Canadian Location this Fall

2) International Retail Design Conference Next Month in Austin


*Today's e-news is sponsored by the International Retail Design Conference, taking place in beautiful Austin, Texas, September 9 to 11.


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Loonie whacked by ‘semi-historic’ Chinese devaluation  [Globe & Mail]

-Gildan Activewear CEO selling four million shares worth $172M [CTV]

-Aspartame removed from Diet Pepsi in US, Canadian soda unchanged [Global]

-Survey Shows Canadians Shop Thrift Stores for Good Deals [Newswire]

-Tapping into the maple water market [Canadian Grocer]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Seachoice terminates relationship with Overwaitea "with regret" [Business in Vancouver]

-Vancouver targeted by high-powered sportswear executive [Vancouver Sun]

-US charges Winnipeg pharmacy company with smuggling, money laundering [Metro]

-Toronto Company claims its clothing will make you lose weight [Toronto Star]

-Government booze stores cheaper, safer [Winnipeg Free Press]

-Are unlimited liquor sales fuelling bootlegging in the NWT? [CBC]

-Vancouver blogger hosts hair pop-up at Holt Renfrew [Vancouver Sun]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Strellson Plans Substantial Canadian Expansion

-Luxury Shifts Eastward as Breitling Opens Bloor Street Flagship

-La Cure Gourmande Plans Substantial Canadian Expansion

-Chopard to Open 1st Canadian Location this Fall

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