Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: August 19, 2015

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Our Article of the Day: 

Australian Jeweller Michael Hill Plans to Double Canadian Store Count


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Canada Becoming ‘Americanized’ as Luxury Brands Choose Malls over High Streets [CPP Luxury]

-Paperchase eyes North American success as it opens Canadian concessions [Retail-Week]

-Shoppers Drug Mart rebrands women's health program []

-Clothing retailers are largely ignoring plus-sized men [Globe & Mail]

-Hudson's Bay Company Appoints Janet Schalk as Chief Information Officer [Stockhouse press release]

-Labatt 50 deserves retro chic glory [London Free Press]

-Ikea recalls 83,000 Patrull nightlights in Canada over risk of electrical shock [CBC]

-Walmart Canada Snack Report serves up snack inspiration for parents [Newswire press release]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Quebec convenience store association says retailers under threat with menthol tobacco ban [Financial Post]

-THECloset YVR: Innovative ecoluxury lifestyle retailer to open brick-and-mortar in Gastown [Vancouver: Vancity Buzz]

-Saanich a good fit for new DSW store [Saanich News]

-Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Saskatoon [Global]

-Westdale's Extra Foods store shuts down [Winnipeg Free Press]

-Lineup greets HomeSense's opening [Brantford Expositor]

-Five fall trends at West Elm, opening its first store in Calgary on Thursday [Calgary Herald]


Our Previous Articles: 

-La Maison Simons Opens 10th Location [With Photos]

-Meet Your New Customers: Canada’s ‘Most Sought-After Citizens’

Canadian Retailers are Increasingly Facing Stronger Headwinds

-Nordstrom Bringing Designer 'Space' Concept to Canada

-Saks OFF 5TH to Open Up to 8 Canadian Locations Next Year

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