Retail

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Cannvas brings AR to its kiosks

Partnering with NexTech, the cannabis tech company looks to add more features to its in-retail education platform.

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Muji colours outside the lines

Muji’s North American president on the retail strategy that’s helping the Japanese brand become a global phenomenon.

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Dollarama launches online shopping

The retailer is exclusively offering bulk sales through its digital platform, with a focus on servicing small businesses.

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Gymboree to shutter its stores

Ecommerce operations and all 49 of its Canadian locations are set to wind down amid a new bankruptcy filing.

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Canadian Tire touts new products with animated creative

The retailer’s “We Do New” campaign supports a household staple, while reminding customers of its broader product innovation.

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Salesforce debuts personalized shopping tools

The company aims to provide services more associated with ecommerce across different retail channels.

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How Hallmark plans to leverage its deal with Corus

Programming for the Hallmark Channel represents a brand-building opportunity, says the company’s new president.

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Pita Pit, WeedMD launch cannabis joint venture

Pioneer Cannabis looks to help franchisees get their retail locations off the ground.

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What’s next for retail in 2019?

Four trends Toronto-based Trend Hunter predicts will dominate the sector over the next year.

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Shoppers launches medical cannabis platform

The retail chain’s ecommerce site is now live, banking on the expertise of its staff to make it a “trusted and convenient source.”

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MOY 2019: David Bigioni begins on a high note

How one of our Marketers of the Year got consumers in a new category to say “Hi” to Tweed, not weed.

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MOY 2019: Sharon MacLeod builds bridges to the next generation of men

How our first Marketer of the Year is applying “Real Beauty” lessons to the Dove Men+Care line.

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PC praises little moments in latest “Eat Together” push

The third iteration of the Loblaw label’s campaign asks Canadians to put away their screens to focus on what’s important.

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Marketing in the Age of Anxiety

How a bevy of brands are jumping on the wellness trend to help people chill out and live their best lives.

Retail

Retail sales growth poised to reach low point

Stats from the first 10 months of 2018 have yet to recover from a downturn that began early in the year.