Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: September 21, 2015

  85 Bloor St. W., Toronto. Photo by 'Greg'

85 Bloor St. W., Toronto. Photo by 'Greg'

Our Articles of the Day: 

1) COS by H&M Opens 1st Canadian Location

2) West Edmonton Mall Landlord Secures Major Luxury Brands for American Dream


Top Stories - Canada: 

-iStore, which specializes in selling Apple products, ventures into shopping malls [Financial Post]

-Canadian retailers poised to raise prices amid slumping loonie  [Globe & Mail]

-How Vancouver's achingly hip Herschel Supply Co. backpack became so ubiquitous [Financial Post]

-EBay Canada's Andrea Stairs takes pragmatic approach to business, life [Globe & Mail]

-How YouTubers are influencing back-to-school spending [Toronto Star]

-Kruger campaign targets Chinese-Canadians [Canadian Grocer]

-Danier Leather Reports Fiscal 2015 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results [Stockhouse]

-Food inflation prompting consumers to change habits [Global News]

-Hudson's Bay Company Appoints Dion Rooney as Executive Vice President [Stockhouse]


Canadian Retail News - Regional: 

Western Canada: BC/AB/SK/MB

-Nordstrom opens its doors to cheers and fanfare in a party atmosphere [Business in Vancouver]

-VIDEO/PHOTOS: Nordstrom opens third Canadian store in Vancouver [BC Local News]

-Photos: Meinhardt grocery opens today in downtown Vancouver [Georgia Straight]

-Dude, where's my book? U of A bookstore reorganizes [Metro]

-City Park group resolves to keep food store in Saskatoon neighbourhood [CBC]

-On the Road: Mercedes breaks new ground in Calgary [Driving]

-New MTS flagship store puts the customer first [Winnipeg: Broadcaster]

-Save On Meats owner sued by Vancouver Community College [CBC]


East: ON/QC/Maritimes & Territories

-Film, fashion and…food? Metro’s unorthodox marketing mix [Canadian Grocer]

-Supermarkets selling beer will get cut off after 300 six-packs a day [Toronto Star]

-East Coast clothing brand had classroom beginnings [Waterloo Record]

-Samantha Pynn launches decor line [Ottawa Citizen]

-Store Tour | Little Island Comics in Toronto [CBR]

-Windsor's Sears store set to close [Hants Journal]

-Hay River, NWT, cuts the ribbon on new Caribou Centre [CBC]

-Waterloo Parkdale Plaza mall declared fire 'crime scene' [CBC]


Our Previous Articles: 

-Saks Fifth Ave Launches Canadian Marketing Campaign (Including Videos) 

-Bailey Nelson Plans Cross-Canada Expansion

-British Retailer Jermyn Street 1664 Plans Multiple Canadian Locations

-Nordstrom Reveals Brands Carried in its Pacific Centre Flagship

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