Retail

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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.

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M&M Food Market figures out the holidays

The revamped retailer positions itself as a destination for the hectic time of year.

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Penningtons brings AR in store

The retailer boosts engagement ahead of Black Friday with a “Mystery Quest” app.

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Leon’s millennial-friendly content plan

The retailer uses an influencer-led digital magazine as part of its holiday strategy.

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Giant Tiger tackles the holidays

The retailer continues its national approach with a new holiday campaign targeting moms.

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Leon’s is making a wearable for your couch

The retailer is introducing devices on furniture that measure “Together Time.”

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Frank + Oak steps up

The retailer zeroes in on its message of ambition and risk-taking in a new mass campaign.

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Infographic: A Canadian POV on Black Friday

A new poll suggests we’re not all willing to head south and that Boxing Day still dominates as a sales event.

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Conscience will impact holiday shopping: study

Consumers are buying more locally and they’re considering a retailer’s reputation when making purchases.

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Frederick Lecoq joins Golf Town

The embattled golf retailer hires Sport Chek’s former SVP of marketing as it embarks on a turnaround plan.

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Introducing the Retail Innovator of the Year award

Which Canadian retailer is using its consumer and shopper insights best?

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Union wins Upper Canada Mall

The agency will create a new brand positioning for the Newmarket shopping centre.

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Letgo launches in Canada

The buying-and-selling platform makes its debut with a campaign showing how it can help Canadians ditch secondhand stuff.

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The Brick names new president

Longtime executive Dave Freeman takes over leadership of one of Canada’s largest furniture and appliance retailers.

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Are Canadian retail sales about to slide?

As the holiday season approaches, growth remains respectable but there are signs that it may not stay that way.