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Frank & Oak to close some stores after filing for creditor protection

As part of a restructuring, the men’s fashion retailer begins a process that could also include a potential sale.

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Hudson’s Bay hosts at-home games on Canada Day

The retailer pivots its Olympic activations by getting athletes to wear its Team Canada collection during summer activities.

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Why Wellness Together Canada is giving out custom shoes

The online platform is encouraging people to “take the step” and get mental health support in a time when it is needed most.

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Canada Goose to refocus marketing investment

Despite a need to cut costs, the outerwear brand says strong ecommerce and DTC channels puts it in a good place for recovery.

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The Shoe Company and DSW try on a new retail approach

To draw customers back to a highly tactile environment, the retailers have revamped stores and embraced new digital habits.

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Aldo files for bankruptcy protection in the midst of transformation

COVID-19 caused a dramatic loss of revenue and increase in losses that put the retailer’s plans off the rails.

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Reitmans unsure about its future

The company’s financial results show it was in a precarious position before the pandemic started, as J. Crew becomes the first major fashion retailer to succumb to the pressure of shutting down.

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How a COVID-19 pivot drove greater sales for Knix

From the C-Suite newsletter: Moving its warehouse sale online helped the women’s intimates brand sell five times more inventory.

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How Vessi’s relief for frontline workers tripled sales

The sneaker brand used feedback from its many healthcare customers to create a program that turned discounts into donations.

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Arc’teryx announces new environmental targets

Despite facing some disruption due to the pandemic, the outerwear brand commits to the long-term importance of climate action.

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When pivoting manufacturing makes sense for a brand

Canada Goose and Knix are the latest companies to use their resources to address medical supply shortages.

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Addition Elle and Penningtons employees fight stereotypes together

The Reitmans-owned banners build on their communities by showing that the people behind the clothes know what they deal with.

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Clearly expands AR offering

The digital-first eyewear brand provides new options to help consumers overcome fears about buying online.

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Arc’teryx aims to make performance more accessible

From the C-Suite newsletter: Why the outdoor apparel company is curating trips and opening its first lifestyle concept store.

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Strategy’s 2019 Nice List

Filled with holiday goodwill, our staff singles out work from the past year worthy of some extra recognition.