Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: June 22, 2015

Our Article of the Day: 

La Maison Simons to Open 2 Toronto Locations


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Why Walmart crushed Target in Canada [Financial Post]

-Loblaws workers reject tentative deal, union says its preparing for a strike [Globe & Mail]

-How Richard Baker engineered Hudson’s Bay Co.’s stunning turnaround with a ‘leap of faith’ in real estate [Financial Post]

-Canadian retail sales were strong in April [J.C Williams]

-Will HBC’s signature striped blankets and apparel go global? [Financial Post]

-Loblaws drops demand workers pay back thousands of dollars in overpayments [CBC]

-Loblaws overpayment blunder: 3 lessons learned [CBC]

-Canada Post, Shopify see opportunity in changing retail landscape [Waterloo Record]


Canadian News - Regional:'s expansion shakes up B.C.'s retail scene [Business in Vancouver]

-Costco to relocate to bigger store [Ottawa Citizen]

-Nova Scotia co-operatives going extinct due to failure to co-operate [Halifax Chronicle Herald]

-Ted Baker brings a British bouquet to Vancouver [Vancouver Sun]

-Josh Freed: With more freedom comes … shopping madness! (re: staggered store hours on St. Catherine St.) [Montreal Gazette]

-Regina's new private liquor store draws a big crowd [CBC]

-The biggest little supermarket in Canada [Canadian Grocer]

-MEC replants its flag in Toronto [Marketing Magazine]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Prada to Substantially Expand Canadian Operations

-Defining the Canadian Millennial

-Pacific Centre Opens Nordstrom-Anchored Retail Wing [Article Includes Lease Plan and Photos]

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