Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: August 14, 2015

$550mill, 210k sq ft Sherway Gardens expansion in Toronto, opening this fall. Rendering: Cadillac Fairview.

$550mill, 210k sq ft Sherway Gardens expansion in Toronto, opening this fall. Rendering: Cadillac Fairview.

 

Top Stories - Canada: 

-Canadian Tire vows to keep lid on prices, despite plunging loonie [Global]

-Loblaw and Metro upgraded as glory days for supermarkets expected to continue [Financial Post]

-American Apparel’s losses are H&M’s gains [Toronto Star]

-Sears Canada and Nygard Enter Into Strategic Alliance to Install Nygard Slims Shops Across Canada [Stockhouse]

-Tim Hortons will take action after knock-off ‘Tim Mortons’ coffee spotted in South Korea stores [Financial Post]

-Canadian Tire profit, revenue edge higher [Toronto Star]

-Hudson's Bay Company Announces Release Date for Second Quarter 2015 Results [Business Wire]

-Shoptiquescom Launches Its Boutique Retail Platform In Canada [IT Business]

 

Canadian News - Regional: 

-Indochino opens new Vancouver flagship in Yaletown [Style by Fire]

-Thrifty Foods in Parksville steps up for the food bank [Parksville Qualicum Beach News]

-Simons hits capital region with Gatineau store opening [CBC]

-West Kelowna Sears store struggling to stay open [Infotel.ca]

-Montreal retailers hit with hefty Hydro deposit bills [CJAB]

-Barbara Yaffe: Vancouver gets a lift from high-tech matchmaker for retail enterprises [Vancouver Sun] 

-Gourmet gummy candy store opens in Toronto [BlogTO]

-Renfrew Sally Ann thrift store eyes September reopening [Inside Ottawa Valley]

 

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-Upscale Andrews Expanding While Seeing Success Through Personalization

-International Retail Design Conference Next Month in Austin

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