Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: September 16, 2015

Our Article of the Day: 

British Retailer Jermyn Street 1664 Plans Multiple Canadian Locations


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Holt Renfrew turns the lens on its community (new ad campaign) [Marketing Magazine]

-Fonds de solidarité FTQ invests $11M in Quebec clothing retailers Rudsak, Souris Mini [Financial Post]

-Tea break with DavidsTea CEO: We’re going big on pumpkin this fall [BNN]

-Grocery stores keep retail investors shopping [Globe & Mail]

-The evolution of Shoppers Drug Mart's loyalty program [Marketing Magazine]

-U.S. retailer Torrid seeks to fill gap in Canada's plus-size market [Global]

-Indigo invites Canadians over for the weekend [Marketing Magazine]

-Harry Rosen courts a younger crowd [Strategy Online]


Canadian News - Regional: 

Western Canada: B.C., AB, SK, MB:

-Vancouver's had its start in a Dunbar basement [Vancouver Sun]

-Calgary Jewellery celebrates diamond anniversary [Calgary Herald]

-Saskatoon retailers adapting to a changing local economy [CBC]

-Native grocery retrofit lifts hard-luck neighbourhood [Winnipeg: Globe & Mail]

-Nordstrom Vancouver to feature free charging stations for customers [Vancity Buzz]

-Why Aren't More Grocery Stores In BC Selling Liquor? [Mondaq]

-Why we love Gastown (discusses retail) [Vancouver Observer]

East: ON/QC/Maritimes/Territories:

-Dayles Dept. Store to close in Truro, NS: 'It's going to be a huge loss to the community' [Truro Daily]

-Container truckers strike for overdue pay raise [London Free Press]

-Oshawa Centre welcomes new Canadian retailer Aritzia []

-West End Well grocery store, café to close this month [Ottawa Citizen]

-SHELF LIFE: Sunnyside adds boutiques; Fantasie tunes up [Halifax Chronicle Herald]

-Charlottetown council rejects request from Mel's Petro-Canda for road [PEI Guardian]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Nordstrom Reveals Brands Carried in its Pacific Centre Flagship

-Services and Amenities at Nordstrom's Vancouver Flagship

-DSW Designer Shoes Continues Canadian Store Expansion

-Canadian Custom Menswear Retailer Surmesur Continues Store Expansion

-Saks Fifth Avenue Reveals Canadian Store Opening Dates

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