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Thousands lined up for the opening of the region’s first US-style designer outlet mall.
The retailer entered Canada in the fall of 2011 amid a pricing controversy. It currently operates 17 Canadian stores in some of the country's leading malls.
Retail Council of Canada's STORE 2017 Conference takes place on May 30 and May 31st at the Toronto Congress Centre. Tickets are available.
Top Stories - National:
-Sobeys owner announces sweeping overhaul aimed at saving $500 million a year (Financial Post) and Sobeys’ Medline reveals ‘aggressive’ plan to cut costs at troubled grocer (Globe & Mail)
-What we learned from Loblaw’s quarterly results (Canadian Grocer)
-Freshii Inc. Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results (GlobeNewsWire)
Canadian News - Regional:
Central Canada: ON/QC/Maritimes
-How pop-up shops bridge the gap between ecommerce and brick-and-mortars (Montreal Gazette)
-Squibb's Stationers celebrates 90 years in Weston Village (Toronto Star)
Western Canada: BC/AB/SK/MB
-New Sleep Country Distribution Centre Opens in Calgary (NewsWire press release)
-Lowe's Canada hiring more staff, converting Langford Rona (Victoria Times Colonist)
-Calgary shop owner says he's been unfairly targeted by Facebook (retailer: Knifewear, Calgary: CTV)
-The Weeknd brings limited-edition Starboy merch to Vancouver this weekend (Georgia Straight)
-Vancouver's Our Town Cafe serves its last customer (Vancouver Courier)
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