Retail

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Walmart and Instacart expand grocery delivery

The service will come to nearly 200 stores as the retailer expands its omnichannel options in the grocery category.

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Amazon tops survey of most-trusted ecommerce brands

Despite recent controversies, the online giant ranked first in 18 of the 24 product categories examined in BrandSpark’s survey.

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IKEA Canada constructs a brand for the future

As the popular retailer faces stiff competition, it’s building new in-store and online experiences (no Allen key needed).

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More parents going online for back-to-school deals

A survey shows consumers are looking for ways to reduce the expense of the season, which is on its way back up.

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Shoppers Drug Mart launches The Beauty Project

The in-store event is meant to show the role Shoppers can play in helping consumers experiment with and discover new looks.

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Aldo begins eliminating single-use bags

The move aims to reduce both plastic and paper waste, eliminating roughly 10 million bags from circulation globally.

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Leon’s stocks small store with big tech

The furniture retailer is building its omnichannel strategy by testing technology at its first smaller-format location.

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Canadian Tire to buy Party City’s Canadian assets

The retailer adds the party store’s 65 locations and product portfolio to further diversify its seasonal selection.

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SPC takes a new approach to reach Gen Z

The student-focused loyalty program has refreshed its digital platforms to be a more user-centric brand.

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Save-On-Foods emphasizes quality through humour

The supermarket chain highlights local and fresh value propositions by showing everyday messiness.

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Home Hardware paints with AR

The retailer takes another run at the tech, giving slightly older consumers a chance to get inspiration for Beauti-Tone products.

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Cadillac Fairview launches Eaton Centre content studio

“Streaming at CF” adds a new experiential element to the mall, while connecting with content creators and their fans.

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IKEA Canada changes approach to its catalogue

The retailer ends home delivery, making it available only online and in-store, adopting a strategy around multiple launches focused on experiential and loyalty.

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Sobeys plans to eliminate plastic bags early next year

The Empire banner would become the first national chain to do so amid growing consumer concern over plastic waste.

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Contactless spending continues to trend upwards

Tap-style transactions continue to make up the majority of card payments in Canada, according to a report from Moneris.