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

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Online Retailer Sweet {Jolie} Goes Brick-and-Mortar [Photos]

The unique retail concept got started in an unconventional fashion, and its new retail space is unlike any in the city.

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Top Stories - National: 

-Sears managers, executives get $9.2M in bonuses while thousands laid off (Global News), Sears Canada extends benefits to former employees while seeking approval for sales process (Financial Post) Sears Canada gets court approval to begin soliciting bids for its sale (CTV) and Employee featured in hit Sears Canada ad with famous brother Mike Myers loses job and severance (CBC News)

-Dear Canadian retailers: China wants your products (Globe and Mail)

-Circle K owner steps up Canadian invasion of U.S. convenience store market (Financial Post) 

-Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee (Financial Post)

-Shopify partnership to let customers sell through eBay (Toronto Star) 

-Modernising Bata’s 123 year-old family business one step at a time (Marketing Interactive)

-Dollarama Inc. and Hudson's Bay Co. Are Going in Different Directions (Investing: Motley)

-New Age Beverages Corporation Announces Expansion of Portfolio Throughout Canada (

-Nordstrom website crashes during anniversary sale (Montreal Gazette)

-“No other host agency can compete with our brand name recognition”: Flight Centre Independent (Travel Week)

-Lawsuit Between Lululemon And Under Armour Over Patent (Competitor)

-7-Eleven® Canada Launches In-Store Red Cross Campaign for BC wildfires (MarketWired)

-Available only to 'Unlimited' paid subscribers and free for mobile app users: Sears Canada’s sale process sparks conflict-of-interest concerns (Globe and Mail - Marina Strauss)

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