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Most-read of 2020: Magazine

The most popular stories from our print edition include features on companies like Bell, Telus, Sobeys and Knix, plus how brands are adapting to a gender-fluid future.

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Harry Rosen and Masai Ujiri team up

The brand responds to calls for retailers to diversify their shelves with a capsule collection alongside the Toronto Raptors president.

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Kit and Ace mails a dose of optimism to shoppers

The brand tries to soften recent blows to the apparel sector with a new “Amplify Optimism” direct mail program.

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View from the C-Suite: Foot Locker builds community

The retailer’s new “Power” stores will double up as activation spaces and community hubs, says Canadian GM Richard McLeod.

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Canada Goose brings CSR efforts under one platform

From the C-Suite newsletter: The parka maker promises to work at “keeping the planet cold and the people on it warm.”

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2020 Brand of the Year: Lululemon keeps calm as shoppers carry on

How years of community building gave the retailer a running start on 2020′s disruptions.

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2020 Brand of the Year: Knix finds its voice

The intimate apparel brand’s inclusive approach is a byproduct of putting its customers at the centre of everything it does.

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WonderBra modernizes itself with a new idea of ‘comfort’

The legacy brand focuses on the relationships that help women fight stereotypes and be who they want to be.

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Renaissance refreshes to be less thrift, more modern retailer

The Quebec non-profit refreshes the look of the typical Goodwill store with a focus on sustainability and job-creation.

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What led to Le Chateau closing its doors?

Once beloved by young, fashion-conscious Canadians, the retailer had struggled to make its 100-plus stores pay off.

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How Sport Chek is preparing for the winter

The retailer is striking a balance between driving traffic for in-demand products and not sparking stressful holiday crowds.

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Canada Goose keeps finding inspiration in artists’ stories

The apparel brand releases a new season of its documentary series, putting the focus on its lighter-weight assortment.

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Adidas finds inspiration in the legacy of Terry Fox

The apparel brand is in the second phase of a major effort to support the runner’s Foundation and its own brand mission.

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Mark’s more casual approach to the simple things in life

To be seen for more than work clothes (and reach a bigger market segment) the retailer gets more direct about casual wear in a new brand platform.

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How Harry Rosen is staying confident amidst uncertainty

Demand for suits isn’t high right now, but the retailer is persevering by staying committed to menswear trends and a digital transformation.