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Giant Tiger turns on the charm for the holidays

To stand out from a “sea of twinkly lights,” the discount retailer is putting its unique gifts in surreal situations.


Consumers are prioritizing thoughtful gifts over expensive ones

But Amex’s report finds Canadians are open to spending more for the right gift.


Couche-Tard’s same store revenue drops in Canada

However, this belies strong overall Q2 numbers for the Quebec-based convenience giant.


Rexall adds Instacart to its ecommerce mix

The new offering allows the company to trade on the strength of its brand in a growing retail space.


There may be big holiday sales growth compared to pre-pandemic

However, Mastercard’s latest insights suggest electronics could struggle.


IKEA provides more incentive for Green Friday

The retailer is using discounts and store credit to get more consideration for its pre-loved furniture marketplace.


IGA makes a less-than-stellar meal the star of its holiday campaign

The grocer breaks from category norms by showing food doesn’t have to be tasty to be a beloved tradition.


Two-thirds of Canadians are cutting back on gifts

Accenture’s holiday report finds a number of ways inflation is impacting spending habits.


Pet Valu captures the ‘magic moments’ of the holidays

The retailer is showing how the unconditional relationships we have with our furry companions lead to lasting memories.


Loblaw and Metro earnings stay strong amid inflation

Both companies cited strong performance in discount channels and private label.


Toys’R’Us imagines a world without imaginary friends

The first ad in a new platform positions the retailer as a place that nurtures imaginative play in children.


How consumers want to be marketed to this holiday season

Inflation, e-commerce and tone are all factoring into dashing through the sales.


How Canadians spent their Thanksgiving dollars

Numerator data reveals big spikes in average promoted price across many categories.


Inside Metro’s Ontario Locally Sourced program

The grocer is seeing a wider range of products and strong Royal Agricultural Winter Fair coupon redemptions.

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Couche-Tard, Fire & Flower expand retail relationship

The cannabis retailer will open four new co-located stores with the convenience operator throughout Ontario.