Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: August 6, 2015

Our Article of the Day: 

Luxury Shifts Eastward as Breitling Opens Canadian Flagship


Top Stories - Canada: 

-Sleep Country revenue jumps 11% on mattress, accessories [Globe & Mail]

-Improved nutrition labels could still be 5 years away [CBC]

-Hudson's Bay earns top spot on STORES' Hot 100 list [Smartbrief]

-Loonie’s rout may be close to an end, poll suggests [Globe & Mail]

-Neiman Marcus plans IPO that will help pay debt to CPPIB [CBC]

-Indigo Books & Music Inc takes $3-million hit to bottom line thanks to weak loonie [Financial Post]

-Birks Group and Rideau announce strategic alliance [Newswire]

-Clothing retailer Laura’s Shoppe Inc files for creditor protection, plans to restructure [Financial Post]


Canadian News - Regional: 

-Loblaw warehouse to become massive store, condo development [Toronto: CBC] 

-More big box stores may be coming in new Regina area [CBC]

-Proposed Revelstoke highway shopping centre goes to public hearing [Revelstoke Mountaineer]

-Four regions of Canada inspire Lay’s flavour contest finalists [Canadian Grocer]

-Back-to-school spending bump expected: study [Victoria Times Colonist]

-The supermarket with lots of shops [Canadian Grocer]

-Art at Nordstrom and Simons retail stores [Vancouver Sun]

-The unfortunate disappearance of 'Made in Canada' []


Our Previous Articles: 

-La Cure Gourmande Plans Substantial Canadian Expansion

-Chopard to Open 1st Canadian Location this Fall

-Infographic: What Influences Canadian Youth Purchase Decisions?

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

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