Retail

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Mark’s shows its appreciation for down time

The retailer sticks close to its hard-working roots while promoting its selection of casual wear.

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Hubba hires first CTO

Desh Singh will lead development of technology behind the company’s shift to help brands connect with retailers.

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BonLook eyes big expansion

The eyewear company goes from a single online store to 25 bricks-and-mortar locations as it looks to build a national brand.

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The Home Depot picks FCB Canada

The agency will handle national advertising for the retailer, ending long relationships with Publicis and Cossette.

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PetSmart launches new loyalty program

The pet retailer partnered with Aimia on a program aimed at delivering personalized customer experiences.

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A&W partners with UberEats on home delivery

The QSR becomes the latest chain to partner with the food delivery service in a bid to offer more convenience.

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Retail growth continues to be sluggish

The latest analysis of StatsCan numbers shows things are likely to get worse before they get better.

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Ottawa’s Mad Radish to open in Toronto

The chain looks to capitalize on fast-casual health food trends with a chef-driven menu, in-store pickup and cashless check out.

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Town Shoes to close its doors

All 38 of the DSW brand’s retail locations in Canada will cease to exist by January 2019.

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Why Kobo chose to partner with Walmart in the U.S.

The Toronto-based ebook company brings its international retail strategy to a market dominated by big players.

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Nordstrom launches first national Canadian campaign

The retailer emphasizes the cultural values that have made it feel welcome in the “True Nord.”

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IKEA shows off the possibilities of its catalogue

This year’s campaign builds off a previous concept to show the different ways the retailer fits into any home.

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Sports Experts lends a helping football-sized hand

The Quebec retailer has football star Laurent Duvernay-Tardif take care of customers’ everyday chores in a back-to-school campaign.

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Back-to-school shopping to increase by 4% this year

However, consultancy EY suggests retailers will need to adapt to shifting consumer expectations to reap the benefits.

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Kiehl’s strikes distribution agreement with Sephora

The L’Oreal brand’s full line of products will be sold through the retailer’s website and five of its Canadian stores.