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BRIEF: Barneys New York Not Coming to Canada as Planned, Poppy Barley Launches Cactus ‘Leather’

Other News: La Maison Simons collaborates to save coral, mall celebrates Chinese New Year, Rocky Mountain Soap Co. closing store.

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.

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.

BRIEF: Stores Shutting in Vancouver ‘Luxury Zone’, Bizou Shutting 30% of Boutiques

Other News: Heartland Town Centre adds co-working space, SuitSupply opens online Canadian outlet store, Toronto's 1st zero-waste coffee concept opens, Thierry opens 2nd storefront in Vancouver.

BRIEF: Saint Laurent Opens at West Edmonton Mall, Starbucks Opening 1st Sustainably-Constructed Storefront

Other News: Kijiji Canada poaches Loblaw exec for GM role, McCarthy’s launches toddler’s PPE, SPINCO takes on Peloton with home spin bikes.

BRIEF: Intermix Exiting Canada, Chicken Chain Opening 30 Locations in Canada, Luxury Mall for Downtown Vancouver

Other News: BRIKA moves online, leather brand opens interactive studio, Southcentre taking community approach to the holidays.

BRIEF: Victorinox Exits Mink Mile, Club Monaco Opening Store in Laval

Other news: IKEA launches 24/7 collection lockers in Canada, Läderach chocolate goes virtual, Gosselin opens Montreal flagship store, Eataly partners with Embassy and Italian Trade Commission on promotion.

BRIEF: Jeweller Opens 1st Permanent Store, Pink Tartan Shuts Toronto Flagship

Other News: Uniqlo opening 2nd Montreal store, Noize outerwear opens 2 pop-ups, Circle Craft Market encourages local.

BRIEF: NYX Cosmetics Shutting All Stores in Canada, Second City Comedy Relocating to the Danforth

Other news: Bayview Village goes virtual for the holiday season, Arc'teryx launches first Icon store in the US, Bluebird Self Storage expands within Ontario.

Brief: Naturalizer Shoes Shutting Stores, HBC Struggles With Leases

Call it Spring shutting all US stores, Simons succeeds with second-hand luxury, Toys R Us opens in Guelph, Purolator partners with Michaels.
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