Retail

Retail

What’s shaping packaging in 2018?

From reducing waste to clean labeling, here’s what Mintel predicts for the year ahead.

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BonLooks stays focused on the gap

How an eyewear design and retail upstart is building its brand in an industry of global goliaths.

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Strategy’s 2017 Nice List: Part 1

Our editorial staff take a look at the creative work deserving of some extra recognition.

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How do Canadian consumers pay?

A study shows that credit cards dominate the landscape and social media payments may be set to boom.

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More Canadians do holiday shopping year-round

Accenture’s annual survey reveals more consumers are using tech and online retailers to purchase cheaper gifts.

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L’Occitane unveils new digital flagship

The fragrance boutique’s Toronto store is one of three design concepts that reflect the company’s “glocal” retail approach.

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What’s getting old is new again: column

Lg2′s Keith Barry on how growing up means rethinking what you thought you knew about millennials.

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KFC launches an online merchandise store

Items range from fashionable to silly in the QSR’s effort to further insert itself in Canadian culture.

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Where do consumers like shopping most?

Leger finds a few surprising retailers have a higher-ranked in-store experience than their bigger, more established competition.

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Parasol diapers arrive in Canada

The brand will use style to appeal to millennial parents, but faces stiff competition in a saturated market.

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Rexall celebrates #12DaysofHacks

A social influencer campaign saw Toronto DIYers make holiday crafts using the store’s private label products.

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TracyLocke unveils new omni-channel practices

The services are meant to help brands harmonize in-store and digital offerings and deliver more personalized experiences.

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British Columbia opts for hybrid cannabis retail model

Both private and public storefronts will be permitted to sell legalized cannabis.

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Shoppers Drug Mart to enter medical cannabis market

The Loblaw-owned drug store chain has reached a deal with licensed producer Aphria to sell its products to registered patients online.

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Frank and Oak celebrates our differences

The clothing brand launches a new unisex collection and CSR campaign to support immigrant women and equality.