Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: May 21, 2015

Photo: Harry Rosen

Photo: Harry Rosen

Our Articles of the Day: 

1) Harry Rosen Continues Overhaul of its Pacific Centre Flagship

2) It's Tough Being in the "Middle", as Canadian Consumers Continue to Move Up and Down


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Metro Inc readies for food price inflation slowdown, as fresh goods battle heats up [Financial Post]

-Shopify raises $131-million pricing IPO above increased range [Globe & Mail]

-New report sheds light on the future of retailing in Canada to 2018 []

-Bow-tie guys in knots over their next move [Globe & Mail]

-Lululemon yoga pants lawsuit properly dismissed: U.S. appeals court [Yahoo]

-Joe Fresh to close two NYC locations, shifts U.S. strategy to smaller stores [New York Business Journal]

-Sears Canada Inc posts $59.1-million loss in first quarter as revenue drops 10% on store closures [Financial Post]

-Hudson’s Bay still in talks as bidding for Kaufhof chain heats up [Globe & Mail]


Canadian News - Region-by-Region: 

-Land in place, Carbonleo unveils plans for $1.7 billion Montreal mega-mall [Montreal Gazette]

-Price check on love: Liberty Village grocery store is having a singles night [Metro]

-Hudson’s Bay Co. ushers in new era at Queen St. location [Toronto Star]

-Gus Longo looks back on 60 years in groceries []

-New BC liquor laws are 'not fair' say private liquor stores [CBC]

-Online petition started for Costco bilingual signs [The Suburban]

-Newfoundland looks to regulate e-cigarettes [Canadian Grocer]

-US kosher supermarket chain takes over Hartmans [Canadian Jewish News]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Toronto Named 'Hottest Retail Market in the Americas'

-Who's Taking Target's Canadian Stores? An Interactive Map


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