Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: March 14, 2017

Our Articles of the Day: 

1) Saks Flagship Wins International Design Award [Video/Photos]

Saks Fifth Avenue's Canadian flagship has won a prestigious design award, beating out some exceptional competitors.

2) Yonge Street Hard Rock Cafe to be Replaced with Flagship Shoppers Drug Mart

The iconic restaurant, located in the heart of ‘Canada’s Times Square’, will be replaced with a flagship location for the drug store chain.

Top Stories - National: 

-Air Miles makes changes to loyalty program in effort to retain customers (Globe & Mail) 

-DAVIDsTEA Appoints Joel Silver as President and Chief Executive Officer (GlobeNewswire)

-DXL Men's Apparel Expands Into Canada, Opens Its First Canadian Store In Ajax, Ontario (NewsWire press release) 

-COO Harley Finkelstein explains Shopify's product plans that could help it better compete with Amazon (BetaKit) 

-Samuelsohn Owner LMAG Acquires Canada's Lipson Shirtmakers (

-Canadian beekeepers blame diluted imports for plummeting honey prices (Canadian Grocer) 

-Guns, weed, escorts: Shopify sites offering much more than Breitbart (Owen Sound Sun Times) 

Available to 'Unlimited' paid subscribers and G&M mobile app users: Tim Hortons franchisees gear up for battle with RBI (Marina Strauss, Globe & Mail)