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

 Photo: Reiss

Photo: Reiss

Our Article of the Day:

British Fashion Brand REISS Plans Cross-Canada Store Expansion


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Japanese Retailer Uniqlo May Bring 4-Day Work Week To Canada [Huffington Post]

-Canadian Retail Sales Up on Higher Sales of Gas, Cellphones [Wall Street Journal]

-Laura’s Shoppe to close 20 womenswear stores, seek rent cuts on 26 others [Globe & Mail]

-How American retailers took a toll on Laura [Toronto Star]

-Summer has Come and so Have the Sales - Canadian Retail Numbers, May 2015 [J.C. Williams Group]

-Canadian dollar rises after retail sales, CPI reports [MarketWatch]

-Le Château celebrates its roots in first campaign in five years [Marketing Magazine]

-Canadian-grown blueberries hitting market now [Global]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Loblaws rings in better scheduling for part-time workers [Toronto Star]

-Alberta retail sales on the the rise [Calgary Herald]

-China bank-card group raises luxury spending prospects in Vancouver [Business in Vancouver]

-Dollar near 11-year-low helps retailers chalk up back-to school sales bump [Business in Vancouver]

-Barbour's General re-opens as tourist centre, retail store [Saint John: CBC]

-Eaton Centre skybridge to get extreme makeover [BlogTO]

-Convey: Toronto shop brings mix of international designers [Globe & Mail]

-McCaffrey Haute Couture bankruptcy sale attracts hundreds [Ottawa: CBC]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Saks Fifth Avenue Announces 1st Western Canadian OFF 5TH Location

-Saks Canada Secures Flagship Brands Despite Holt Renfrew's Luxury Dominance

-Australian Jeweller Michael Hill Plans to Double Canadian Store Count

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

-Canadian Retailers are Increasingly Facing Stronger Headwinds


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