Sherwood Park-based chocolate retailer Jacek launches 1st oat milk chocolate bar, boarded up downtown Winnipeg Bay becomes eyesore, original OVO store closes on Dundas Street in Toronto, and other news.
Estée Lauder acquires Canadian beauty brand Deciem, ecomm explosion fuels warehouse boom in Canada, crowds converge on York Region retailers after reopening, acquisition options abound in BC, more bicycle shortages expected, and other news.
Canadian retail trade declines most since 2009, anger as businesses on Toronto side of Steeles Ave remain shut while York opens, future of downtown Montreal, downtown Vancouver Army & Navy becoming homeless shelter, French bakery ‘Paul’ prepares to open 1st location in Canada in Vancouver, and other news.
Toronto lockdown extended at least until March 8 amid anger, StatsCan reports retail numbers for December, cannabis sales doubled in Canada 2019-2020, Beer Store union rejects 7-Eleven alcohol proposal, and other news.
Walmart Canada sees ecomm surge 229% amid pandemic, Dixie Mall redevelopment in Mississauga met with controversy, retail vacancies in Montreal rise, weapons used in Vancouver shoplifting become more common, and other news.
7-Eleven looking to launch ‘consumption areas’ for beer and wine, Tim Hortons Roll Up the Rim goes digital, CafeTO patios returning to Toronto in the spring, online grocer GoodFood expanding, and other news.
Structube apologizes for giving trash bins Arab names, Canada Post continues to struggle with package delivery amid Covid outbreak and stops delivery to some apartment buildings with mask issues, Toronto may see ‘cautious’ reopening next week, Playdium opens at Dartmouth Crossing, Vancouver’s Dressew marks 60 years, and other news.
RioCan Q4 net income down 50% amid lockdowns, Tim Hortons looks to improve performance after plummet, Thursday’s anti-lockdown protests almost non-existent in Canada, retailers in St. John’s pivot to online/curbside amid new lockdowns, and other news.
St. John’s goes into lockdown amid rising cases, small businesses in Ontario ask to legislate sick days, retailers look to Valentine’s Day boost, SmartCentres reports end 2020 results, Vancouver restaurant uses contact tracing phone number to send marketing messages amid anger, and other news.