Retail

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Roots hits the skies with Air Canada

Inside the retailer’s holiday travel strategy.

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Hudson’s Bay goes hipster for the holidays

The retailer targets quirky millennials with its “#ElfMyLife” product and marketing strategy.

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The growing influence of Gen Z

A new survey suggests people under 17 already have a significant say in household purchase decisions.

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Canadian retail slowed in third quarter

A new analysis also shows e-commerce has made up just a small percentage of total retail sales so far this year.

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Cadillac Fairview aims for magic during the holidays

The company is focusing on fewer, more impactful activities to bring joy to its malls, including its largest ever campaign.

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Walmart taps into personalization

The retailer teams up with a 3D printing company on a new holiday program.

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Canadians warm up to social commerce

The “Shop Now” buttons on social media are getting traction, according to research from PayPal and Ipsos.

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Best Buy makes you feel like a kid again

The retailer again leaves the products out of its holiday spot, instead focusing on the joy of finding the right gift.

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Kit and Ace says keep calm and shop on

The fashion retailer’s shoppable video promotes a more chill Black Friday.

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Holiday shopping habits, student edition

The who, what and when of how young Canadians are buying, plus other insights from a recent SPC survey.

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Why Ikea is playing up its downstairs

Inside the retailer’s Market Hall strategy to make more Canadians fans of its designs.

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Deadline extended for Retail Innovator of the Year

Submissions now close this Friday, as we look for the brands that have turned insights into action.

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The Source brings tech to life

The retailer’s holiday campaign creates some magic around hot gifts as it prepares for more changes in the new year.

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What holiday shoppers want

Canucks are fond of physical browsing and buying, but they’ll snub retailers with empty shelves, according to a new SAS report.

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Reminder: Who is Canada’s Retail Innovator of the Year?

The submission deadline is fast approaching for the new award recognizing companies that best use shopper insights.