Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: August 17, 2015

Rendering: Nordstrom

Rendering: Nordstrom

Our Articles of the Day: 

1) Canadian Retailers are Increasingly Facing Stronger Headwinds

2) Nordstrom Bringing Designer 'Space' Concept to Canada

Canadians are welcome. Use code RETAIL2015 for $200 off International Retail Design Conference, next month in Austin. 


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Canadian Nine West shoe store operator asks court for more time to sell itself [Chronicle Journal]

-Will Online Shopping Make the Mall Obsolete? [Motley Fool Canada]

-Metro tries to keep up with value-concious consumer [Canadian Grocer]

-Douglas Coupland: Why I love shopping (and why he hasn't patronized Hudson's Bay's Vancouver flagship in years) [Financial Times]

-SeaChoice spat underscores sustainable-seafood challenges [BIV]

-Apple Watch Now Available at Best Buy in Canada [Mac Rumours]

-Leon's Furniture Releases Financial Results for the Second Quarter [Stockhouse]

-Loyalty points operator Aimia says billings lower this year [Canadian Grocer]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Luxury brands eye Edmonton, retail expert says [Edmonton Journal]

-Pusateri's will rebuild flagship fine food grocery store after major weekend fire  [Toronto Star]

-Ottawa retailers focus on 'aspirational luxury' as middle class diminishes [CBC]

-Grocey store planned for Old East Village will train disabled staff [London Free Press]

-New department store coming to Windsor this fall (a Rossy store) [Hants Journal]

-Wilsondale Venture Capital named top pick for mall purchase [Sarnia Observer]

-Empty storefront gets a new grocery store in Port Coquitlam [Tri-City News]

-Moores is coming to Cornwall [Stanford Freeholder]


Our Previous Articles: 

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

-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


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