Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: August 5, 2015

Photo: La Cure Gourmande

Photo: La Cure Gourmande

Our Article of the Day: 

La Cure Gourmande Plans Substantial Canadian Expansion


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Update: Indigo says the weaker loonie is hitting its bottom line [CBC]

-Indigo Books & Music Inc sales rise for seventh straight quarter [Financial Post]

-Laura clothing chain files for creditor protection [CBC]

-Loblaw closures blamed on 'cannibalizing' own market [Vancouver Sun]

-Apple Canada tells Ingram to stop selling used iPhones to Wind  [Globe & Mail]

-Holt Renfrew's rich rewards for loyal customers [Marketing Magazine]

-Re-inventing retail: How companies are setting themselves apart [CTV]

-Indochino's big move into bricks-and-mortar (Q&A) [Marketing Magazine]

-Canada’s UGO mobile wallet nets 50,000 users as Apple Pay looms [Toronto Star]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Metrolinx seeks partners to operate retail or restaurants in GO stations [Toronto Star]

-Samsung to open first retail store in Ontario [Marketing Magazine]

-Tommy Hilfiger shuts downtown Montreal boutique [Montreal Gazette]

-Canadian Tire money has a new use in Saskatoon [CBC]

-Silver Snail comic book store in Ottawa to close its doors [CBC]

-Sylvain Charlebois: Grocery stores face a changing landscape [Victoria Times Colonist]

-Officers force closure of Winnipeg “pot shop” [Global]

-SPCA seizes 550 exotic birds in Montreal [CBC]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Chopard to Open 1st Canadian Location this Fall

-Infographic: What Influences Canadian Youth Purchase Decisions?

-Saks Fifth Avenue Hiring 365 Positions for 1st Canadian Stores

-Coach Reveals 3 Canadian 'Next Generation' Flagships

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