Brands of the Year 2016: Simons says, expand
The 176-year-old Quebec retailer has been building its brand across Canada, forging ahead in a competitive retail environment.
Sears unveils 2.0 store
A look inside the new concept store that’s meant to emphasize flexibility and easy access for shoppers.
Home Hardware selects John St.
The independent home improvement retail chain looks to refresh its creative thinking after a review over the summer.
Shoppers goes bold with beauty
The retailer tackles women’s “beauty nevers” (make-up ideas they won’t try) as it heads into the fall season.
Two West joins Sandbox
The U.S.-based, retail-focused agency will brings its capabilities to clients across the network.
Reitmans returns to denim
The retailer brings back Meghan Markle for a new fall campaign that’s all about the right pair of jeans.
Shoes.com gets a new leader
The Vancouver e-commerce company taps former Expedia exec Bradley Wilson.
Couche-Tard continues to boom
The Canadian convenience giant is approved to acquire 279 Esso locations as its expansion plans barrel on.
Wayfair moves offline
Why the online furniture retailer is using a direct TV strategy to drive awareness during its first year in Canada.
Sears goes omni-channel for autumn
The retailer revamps its fall catalogue as it continues on its reinvention path.
Goody brushes up its marketing
How the hair accessories brand is stepping up efforts at retail to stay ahead of the game.
Ontario announces grocers permitted to sell wine
Shoppers will have less to whine about as sales will extend to grocery retailers in October.
Check it out: Simons sets sail
The retailer uses a near century-old schooner to bring over wares from Europe.
Brands share in the love of Fan Expo
How Lego and Toys”R”Us are tapping into fans’ passion at the comic and pop culture convention.
Best Buy’s wearable couture
Why the retailer brought a fashion-forward element to its annual tech showcase.