Retail

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How Harry Rosen is celebrating Chinese New Year

The retailer ups its digital efforts for the holiday by jumping on Weibo and WeChat.

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Walmart brings online grocery to Toronto

The retailer is set to expand its click and collect program to 12 locations by the end of the month.

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Lowe’s to buy Rona

What the $3.2 billion deal might mean for competitors in the home improvement space.

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Home Hardware realigns marketing team

Former Cara COO Rick McNabb will lead the recently reorganized, sales-focused department.

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Joe Fresh Beauty launches in Shoppers

The line launches in 850 stores with a campaign centred on creating the “5-Minute Face.”

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Lessons from the ‘Supermarket of the Future’

Jackman Reinvents’ Ardie Wen on how brands and retailers need to think about tech’s role in the store environment.

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Retail sales growth worst since ‘Great Recession’

But analyst Ed Strapagiel’s look at the numbers might have some reasons for optimism.

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Telus’ new year fitness plan

The telco uses a digital campaign to drive potential fitness tech buyers to its Learning Centre locations.

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Penningtons’ new attitude

The plus-size clothing retailer repositions to be an advocate for size acceptance.

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What mid-sized retailers need to succeed

Lightspeed founder Dax Dasilva on why this isn’t the year of Apple Pay, going omnichannel and more.

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Shopper marketing trend talk: what to expect for 2016

Marketers weigh in on what this year has in store.

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Getting flyers to urban dwellers

A new venture called FlyerGo aims to get samples and print products into Torontonians’ hands.

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Saks documents its Toronto spirit

Ahead of opening here, the retailer continues celebrating the city with its new influencer campaign.

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Check it out: Ikea wants every second to count

A new campaign asks Canadians to share their best moments with loved ones, however brief they might be.

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Environics acquires select Spectra services from Nielsen

The move boosts the analytics firm’s offering to CPG and grocery retailers.