Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: May 25, 2015

Our Articles of the Day: 

1) Top Reasons Why We're Attending This Year's STORE Conference

2) Mark's Continues Store Expansion, Launches Flagship Prototype


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Canada ripe for an invasion of US dollar stores, experts say [Global]

-Saje dips into new territory [Vancouver Sun]

-Retail Sales Shine in March as Gasoline Dips Drastically [J.C. Williams Group]

-One person’s return is another person’s bargain: BigBox Outlet caters to shoppers who love a deal [Financial Post]

-Canadian retail sales rise in March led by cars and food [Globe & Mail]

-Giant Tiger: The all-Canadian family discount store [Westman Journal]

-Profile of Roy Hessel, CEO, Clearly [BIV]

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


Canadian News - Region-by-Region: 

-Montreal downtown stores allowed to stay open 24 hours [CBC]

-Sobeys Urban Fresh Opens in Ottawa Centre [Epoch Times]

-Alberta retail sales rebounding after sluggish early-year results [Calgary Herald]

-LCBO union asks Ontario to shelve plans to sell beer in grocery stores [Canadian Grocer]

-Harry Rosen welcoming Tom Ford and Kiton to its expansion plans [Vancity Buzz]

-Province's inflation rate highest in nation [Saskatoon Star Phoenix]

-U2 turns to Coquitlam store to stock up wine collection [Business in Vancouver]

-The Encore Shoppe opens in Ingleside [Cornwall Newswatch] 


Our Previous Articles: 

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

-Harry Rosen Continues Overhaul of its Pacific Centre Flagship


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