Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: August 10, 2015

Photo: Strellson, via

Photo: Strellson, via

Our Article of the Day: 

Strellson Plans Substantial Canadian Expansion

Today's e-news is sponsored by ecoluxury lifestyle boutique THECloset YVR, opening August 22 at 360 Carrall Street in Vancouver


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Herbal Magic closes stores across the country [Global]

-When pharmacies stepped out from behind the counter (history of Shoppers Drug Mart) [Toronto Star]

-Telus profit down 10.5% after loss on Black's [CBC]

-Lululemon's JJ Wilson brings Kit and Ace 'cashmere' to Oz [The Australian]

-Second Cup CEO attempts to jolt struggling chain [Toronto Star]

-Canadian Tire Corporation Limited Is a Great Buy [Motley Fool Canada]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Metro Vancouver food chain thrives alongside Goliath (re: Choices Markets) [Vancouver Sun]

-Birks jewellers shutters its Saint John store [CBC]

-Sport Chek is officially open in Swift Current [Southwest Booster]

-City's retail market hit hard by Target, Future Shop departures: report [Ottawa Business Journal]

-Club Monaco Debuts Farmers Market in Toronto []

-Corner Brook construction means downfall for businesses [CBC]

-Canadian Tire unveils plans for old Target store [Comox Valley Echo]

-The lost supermarkets of Toronto [BlogTO]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Luxury Shifts Eastward as Breitling Opens Bloor Street Flagship

-La Cure Gourmande Plans Substantial Canadian Expansion

-Chopard to Open 1st Canadian Location this Fall

-Infographic: What Influences Canadian Youth Purchase Decisions?

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