Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: August 13, 2015



Our Article of the Day: 

Saks OFF 5TH to Open Up to 8 Canadian Locations Next Year 


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Update -Canadian Tire’s adjusted profit falls 8% as sales slow, costs rise [Financial Post]

-Metro sees profit rise 13% in competitive grocery sector [CBC]

-Metro says it's ready to battle Walmart [Toronto Star]

-Cosmetics retailer Sephora adds 1st Canadian distribution centre [CTV]

-Interview: Philippe Pinatel, SVP and GM of Sephora Canada, Talks Beauty E-Commerce [Cosmetics Magazine]

-Walmart puts its fresh foot forward [Canadian Grocer]

-Aldo pushes originality in new campaign [Marketing Magazine]

-A look inside Sport Chek's in-house data transformation [Marketing Magazine]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Big and beautiful: iStore launches new luxury boutique in Toronto [Video: BNN]

-Lee Valley Tools to open 14th store in the fall (in Kingston, ON) [Ottawa Business Journal]

-Mastermind toy store set to open in Guelph [Guelph Mercury]

-Vanier businesses get storefront makeover grant from BIA [CBC]

-McCaffrey Haute Couture wedding dresses, gowns to be sold next week [Ottawa: CBC]

-Toronto vintage shop transports you back to the 1960s [BlogTO]

-Montreal-based Jouviance Rolls Out in CVS Stores Stateside [Cosmetics Magazine]

-Shoppers Drug Mart closing Amherst store [Cumberland News Now]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Innovative EcoLuxury Lifestyle Retailer Moves from Online to Brick-and-Mortar in Vancouver

-Upscale Andrews Expanding While Seeing Success Through Personalization

-International Retail Design Conference Next Month in Austin

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

-Strellson Plans Substantial Canadian Expansion

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