Our article of the day:
Upscale Swiss menswear brand Strellson is looking to open Canadian stores. An anonymous source at the company tells us that several more Strellson stores could open in Canada, even though there are currently no Strellson stores in the United States...
Top Stories: Canada
-Canadian businesses outdo U.S. counterparts in mobile device investments: poll. [Business In Vancouver]
-Digital screens usher in new era of interactivity at Canadian retailers. [Montreal Gazette]
-Top 3 Canadian grocers for 2014 (spoiler 1)Metro 2)Empire Co. 3)Loblaw) [Motley Fool]
-Canadian grocery smartphone app SnapSaves sells to deals site Groupon. [Huffington Post]
-American Apparel says it's not for sale, after dismissing its CEO. [Globe & Mail]
-(Old news, but keeps being reported) Chip Wilson working with Goldman Sachs re: Lululemon. [Huffington Post]
Canadian News: Region-by-Region
-West Edmonton Mall’s new ride like the ‘world’s longest waterslide’. [Edmonton Journal] [Newswire]
-New Co-op store opens in Strathmore, Alberta. [Newswire]
-Vancouver police raid East Vancouver medical marijuana dispensary. [Vancouver Province]
-Invitation: Romantique Lingerie: new West Vancouver store (Bellevue & 14th) grand store opening, 5:30pm on Wednesday, June 25th.
*Top photo: Callison Architecture
Trending Retail Topics
-Juicy Couture is closing all of its US stores. [Huffington Post] - we recently wrote on Juicy Couture closing all of its Canadian locations, as well.
-Will Nike or Adidas buy Lululemon? [Forbes]
-Target begins free shipping on orders over $50 (in the US). [Business Journal]
-Wal-Mart Responds to a New York Times columnist who eviscerated the company. [Business Insider]