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E-commerce Solution for Shopping Centres During Lockdowns Launched in Canada

Consumers can shop from mall retailers from the comfort of shopping from their homes and have everything delivered.

Season 3, Episode 1: Changes Coming to Toronto and Vancouver Luxury Retail Districts

This week Craig & Lee return for 2021 and discuss Vancouver's Alberni Street "Luxury Zone" and Toronto's Bloor Street "Mink Mile" for recent announcements of openings/closures.

BRIEF: GAP Shuts All 3 Mink Mile Stores, BentallGreenOak Welcomes 2 New Super Regional Centres to Portfolio

Other News: Retailers ranked highly in ‘best places to work’ study, Kia Canada breaks records in 2020, Crocs cleans up, RBC partners with Rexall on loyalty program.

Why Couche-Tard Is Looking to Become a Grocer Amid Carrefour Acquisition Bid: Sylvain Charlebois

The industry expert explains the benefits of the convenience store retailer expanding into the grocery business.

5 Predictions for Canadian Retail in 2021: Expert Comment

HRC Advisory says that the retail industry will see growth particularly in the later part of the year with digital growth ongoing.

Canadian Company TraffikFlo Creates Physical Distancing Traffic Management Platform to Help Retailers Manage Crowds

Like traffic lights on a roadway, the app is connected to a sign that tells consumers if it's ok to enter a store.

Free Zoom Webinar on January 21 on Bill C-11 and its Implications for Businesses in Canada

The webinar will discuss privacy law which has implications for Canadian retailers.

BRIEF: SEE Eyewear Exits Canada, LCBO Scores Coveted Corner Mink Mile Retail Space

Gucci x The North Face opens in Toronto, CF Promenades St-Bruno adds tenants to food hall, Eataly marks 14 years globally as well as its first year in Canada.

Extended Ontario Lockdown Announcement Blasted by Association and Experts for Inequitably Harming Small Retailers: Interviews

The CFIB and several prominent retail experts say that the industry will struggle amid further restrictions, necessitating significant changes to business models.

Lightspeed Revolutionizes Supply Chain of Independent Retailers with Launch of Supplier Network

Global commerce leader pioneers direct integration of small and medium-sized businesses with industry-leading suppliers.
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Harry Rosen & Masai Ujiri team to launch HUMANITY. Photo: Harry Rosen up

Harry Rosen and Masai Ujiri Collaboration Provides Message of HUMANITY

Canada’s leading purveyor of menswear transcends its retail offering with a collection promoting equality and inclusivity.
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Retailers Led Bankruptcy Filings in Canada Over the Past 12 Months: Insolvency Insider

The publication tracks filings and one editor says that they expect an increase in filings in early 2021 following rent payment demands from landlords.

McGill University Bensadoun Retail School & Couche-Tard Launch Unique Retail Innovation Laboratory

The future of retail innovation and customer experience is being tested in Canada amid significant changes to the industry.

How Canadian Company ‘Gregory Signs’ Has Seen Success and Growth Over 40 Years

Toronto-based signage company offers expert, end-to-end signage services to meet the branding needs of the business community.

Centennial Unveils Next Phase of First-in-the-U.S. Digital Shopping Platform

Real Estate Investment Firm Perfects Shop Now! Omni-Channel Shopping Experience with Online Access to Complete Local Mall Inventories, Same-Day Delivery of Purchases