Retail

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Tracing next steps in Mejuri’s rapid growth

With $30 million in new funding, the DTC jewellery brand plans to invest more heavily in traditional advertising.

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Canadian Tire’s fancy new range

The retailer is pushing a premium BBQ selection to grow its share of the market and further its exclusive brand strategy.

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Loblaw’s Optimum-ized digital ad approach

How the grocer’s entry into the media space is made more enticing by the promise of first party loyalty data.

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Walmart hits 25 years in Canada

There were skeptics when the chain first crossed the border, but it has held its own by stressing Canadian character and a customer-first mantra.

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Mark’s brings ‘well-worn’ message to everyday Canadians

The retailer continues to move beyond work-wear with a jacket that is travelling across the country collecting custom patches.

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The future shopper is now

Profiles of three different consumers that are shaping the shopping landscape (and how retailers are meeting their needs).

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The Marie Kondo Effect hits the Great White North

A flock of retailers from Asia have opened stores in Canada in a bid to cash in on the demand for minimalist aesthetics.

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View from the C-Suite: Indigo brings its cultural focus to the U.S.

Samantha Taylor, SVP of marketing, explains how the company has entered a new ultra-competitive market.

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Experience using a loyalty program a bigger driver than rewards

The latest report from Bond Brand Loyalty shows what keeps members engaged.

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Canadian retail sales may be on the way up

Ed Strapagiel’s most recent analysis shows that modest retail sales growth could be a sign that recent troubles may soon pass.

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First Choice does good with a haircut

The chain of salons builds its community connections by giving back to local charities.

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Contactless payments made up half of transactions in Q1

A Moneris report shows acceptance of tap payments is on the rise.

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Canopy Growth strikes deal to acquire Acreage

The cross-border deal would give the world’s biggest cannabis company a foothold in the U.S. the moment it is legal.

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Metro expands Uber Eats partnership

The grocery chain is offering ready-to-eat meals delivery from more stores as it grows its omnichannel options.

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The idea behind Shopify’s first brand campaign

The ecommerce company aims to become a household name when it comes to entrepreneurship.