Retail

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Back page: What’s new! in retail

Lg2 tells us what’s fresh, original, old, free, big, small…the list goes on.

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The future of shopping: Trimming the (packaging) fat

In part three of our series, we look at brands conquering waste with new formats.

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Where to find growth and opportunity in ecommerce

A new survey from KPMG bids brands to help Canada catch up to the global market.

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The future of shopping: Grocery robots and flowers by mail

In part two of this series, we explore the not-so-distant future of pick-up and delivery.

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The future of shopping: The changing consumer

In part one of our series, we look at how time spent online is warping consumer behaviour.

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Behind Aldo’s ecommerce updates

A new look with new content keeps the shoe seller competitive in a tight retail tech race.

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Canadian Tire pops up in crowded decor space

The retailer puts experiential weight behind its Canvas line to show products in context.

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Seattle’s Filson makes its Canadian debut

The outdoor and leather goods brand is set to open its brick-and-mortar locations in Toronto and Vancouver.

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Fast Facts: Tweaking ecommerce spend for retention

A case to shift mobile spending away from acquisition-only.

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Reitmans taps into style habits

The retailer helps women through the “I have nothing to wear” moment as part of a customer-centric strategic shift.

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‘Here’s How’ Home Hardware is tackling market shifts

Rick McNabb reveals the factors that shaped a brand positioning the company needed for the spring rush.

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Frank + Oak adds AI to improve customer recommendations

New machine learning software from Propulse is an integral part of a new customer subscription service.

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Uniqlo expands to B.C.

Following its Toronto debut, the retailer is set to open a new location in the Vancouver area.

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Can gum make shoppers stick around longer?

A recent study out of Ryerson suggests chewing leads to more browsing time.

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Home Hardware debuts new brand positioning

The retailer goes after a younger demographic with a new tagline centred on its know-how.