Retail

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Hunt’s enters foodie territory

The ConAgra brand is reaching for the premium market with new heirloom tomatoes packaged in a smaller format.

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Consumer trust in private labels on the rise

A survey by Parent Tested Parent Approved suggests Canadian retailers may still have work to do to fully close the gap.

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Lush puts trans rights at the forefront

The cosmetics retailer strips storefronts of their usual displays to give a platform to its trans employees.

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Do Canadians still trust their grocery stores?

After allegations of bread price fixing, a survey shows existing relationships might help grocers ride out an ongoing scandal.

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The final piece of M&M’s brand transformation

The food retailer’s five-year journey culminates in a campaign designed to tell Canadians what has changed.

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Canopy, Tokyo Smoke to open stores in Manitoba

As the start date for cannabis sales faces a delay, Manitoba picks four companies to operate the province’s retail locations.

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Wellwise launches ecommerce platform

Curated product selections and subscription ordering bring flexibility and education to Shoppers’ banner for aging Canadians.

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Loblaw enlists Eagle Eye to enhance PC Optimum

The grocer contracts the tech company to make its loyalty offering more convenient for customers.

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Sport Chek goes loud with Olympic disclaimer

The retailer has invested half of its media spend on delivering a “warning” during the first day of the games.

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Giant Tiger brings back women’s essentials

The launch of the new Carisma label marks the latest step in the evolution of the discount retailer’s merchandising strategy.

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Is blockchain the future of loyalty programs?

Qiibee hopes its blockchain-based ecosystem will help solve the many issues with existing programs.

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Retail could reach 20-year high in 2017

Many sectors saw significant growth up until November, but sales in ecommerce surged the most.

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Samsung store ‘transcends’ its technology products

We go inside the brand’s Eaton Centre experience store to learn how it’s looking to offer more than just products on shelves.

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Toronto gets a new shopper and design agency

A new venture by brothers Kris and Ian Matheson seeks to leverage opportunities in retail using a three-pronged approach.

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Quick Fire: Getting Olympic-sized value

Canadian Tire’s Eva Salem on the unique challenges and perks of a five-ringed campaign.