Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: June 24, 2015

Our Articles of the Day: 

1) Canada's Top Footwear Designer, Ron White, Continues Expansion

2) Pop-Ups Create Brand Awareness for Innovative New Denim Brand


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Sleep Country to seek $200-million in IPO [Globe & Mail]

-Hollywood Stars Invest In U.S. Mattress Firm Moving Into Canada [Huffington Post]

-CIBC signs on for mobile payment app backed by big wireless carriers [CBC]

-Canadian Tire Corporation Limited: the Awakening of a Sleeping Giant [Motley Fool Canada]

-In Tim's we trust: Hortons is Canada's most trusted brand [CBC]

-Le Chateau May Yet Survive [Huffington Post]

-Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart [Toronto Star]

-Le Chateau asks founder for another loan — this one for $15 million [Financial Post]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Cross-border shopping down 28 % since 2013: BC report [CBC]

-BC leads Canada in first-quarter sales growth, Apple most productive retailer [Vancouver Sun]

-Economic slump following floods a double-whammy for local businesses [Calgary Herald]

-Old time hardware store closing doors after 88 years [CBC]

-Trove boutique selling Pride stickers to support LGBT youth line [Inside Toronto]

-Shopify, Canada Post, bring Grow Tour to the Westin [Ottawa Business Journal]

-Marijuana dispensary regulations to be finalized by Vancouver [CBC]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Dollar Store Wars Heat Up as Canadian Retail Polarizes

-The Upside of Politeness in Québec: Language Laws and Retail Signage

-La Maison Simons to Open 2 Toronto Locations

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