Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: August 4, 2015

Our Articles of the Day: 

1) Swiss Luxury Brand Chopard to Open 1st Canadian Location this Fall

2) Infographic: What Influences Canadian Youth Purchase Decisions?


Top Stories - Canada: 

-UPDATE: 165-store retailer Laura files for creditor protection [Toronto Star]

-Target is gone, but back-to-school deals live on [Toronto Star]

-RioCan in talks to recoup millions in lost rent from Target Canada [Globe & Mail]

-RioCan Real Estate mulling sale of U.S. portfolio [CBC]

-Why KD no longer wants to be Kraft Dinner [CBC]

-How DAVIDsTEA Is Trying To Make Tea Cool [Fast Company]

-George Weston swings to profit, sales rise [Globe & Mail]

-3 Reasons to Buy Hudson's Bay Co [Motley Fool Canada]

-Canada in ‘mild recession’ after economy shrinks five months in a row [Globe & Mail]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Calgary retail sector weathers weakened economy [Calgary Herald]

-New Whitehorse grocery store aims to bring local food home [CBC]

-Journeys Travel & Leisure SuperCentre closes its doors in Winnipeg [CBC]

-From public sector casualty to thriving Ottawa biz owner (good news story) [Ottawa Sun]

-April Cornell steering La Cache on the comeback trail [Montreal Gazette]

-Style Q+A: Lilianne and Rebecca Cohen of Maska [Vancouver Sun]

-Park & Province: Toronto store mixes new, timeless pieces for men [Globe & Mail]

-Empire CEO pay soars to $8.5m [Halifax Chronicle Herald]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Saks Fifth Avenue Hiring 365 Positions for 1st Canadian Stores

-Coach Reveals 3 Canadian 'Next Generation' Flagships

-Saks Fifth Avenue to Feature Upscale New Restaurant Concepts in Canadian Stores

-Canada a Leading 'Target Destination' for Global Retailers

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