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

Photo: Bailey Nelson

Photo: Bailey Nelson

Our Article of the Day: 

Bailey Nelson Plans Cross-Canada Expansion


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Canadian retailers under pressure to pursue costly web sales, or lose sales entirely, study finds (quoting HRC Advisory President Farla Efros) [Financial Post]

-Lightspeed says it has solution for struggling retailers in digital age [Canadian Business]

-Shopify Introduces the Shop Section on Facebook Pages to Small and Medium-Sized Businesses [Business Wire]

-The rise of craft beer in Canada: An infographic [Financial Post]

-Cosmopolitan Magazine covered up in US stores after advocates label it 'porn', but remains uncovered in Canada [CBC]

-Neal’s Yard Remedies Expands in Canada [Costmetics Magazine]

-Organic food, farms to be celebrated during National Organic Week [CTV]

-Cabela's and GroupBy Partner to Improve Site Search [Canada NewsWire Press Release]


Canadian News - Regional: 

Eastern Canada: ON/QC/Maritimes

-Retail Council of Canada invites Toronto independent retailers to an evening of learning and inspiration on September 17 [Press Release]

-Frank & Oak: Welcome to the boys' club in downtown Montreal [Montreal Gazette]

-Ontario's first craft beer boutique set to open, as industry groups muzzled from discussing further reforms [National Post]

-Special needs shopping carts debut in St. John’s [Canadian Grocer]

-Ottawa Street retailers ring up 100 years of sales [Windsor Star]

-Popular Montreal indie coffee shop opening in Toronto [BlogTO]

Western Canada: BC/AB/SK/MB

-Save-On-Foods brings online grocery to Saanich [Canadian Grocer]

-A multi-city wardrobe (re: Dusty Rose Closet) [Saskatoon Star Phoenix]

-Nordstrom Announces Beauty Brands for Vancouver Flagship (sourcing Retail Insider) [Cosmetics Magazine]

-Prairie Sky Co-op ranked 70th place in Top 100 list [Weyburn Review]

-General manager is named to lead Tsawwassen Mills [Delta-Optimist]

-Vinyl records spin back into popularity in Winnipeg [Metro]

-Canada Boy Vinyl opens in Calgary as only record pressing plant in the country [Gauntlet]


Our Previous Articles: 

-British Retailer Jermyn Street 1664 Plans Multiple Canadian Locations

-Nordstrom Reveals Brands Carried in its Pacific Centre Flagship

-Services and Amenities at Nordstrom's Vancouver Flagship

-DSW Designer Shoes Continues Canadian Store Expansion

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