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Walmart Canada invests $175m to modernise Canadian stores

Walmart Canada invests $175m to modernise Canadian stores

16/10/2018 - 10:05
Walmart Canada will invest $175 million to renovate and refurbish 23 stores across Canada, as the retailer seeks to improve the integration between its e-commerce business and its physical stores. read more
Sears makes COO position permanent - Canada

Sears makes COO position permanent - Canada

06/04/2016 - 09:48
Sears Canada is again calling on Becky Penrice to lead an important aspect of its nearly 300-store operation. read more
Ikea facilitates expansion - Canada

Ikea facilitates expansion - Canada

22/03/2016 - 08:52
Ikea is opening a new distribution centre in Ontario as the Swedish home furnishings retailer ramps up plans to double its footprint in Canada over the next 10 years. read more
Costco doing something it hasn’t done in nine years - USA

Costco doing something it hasn’t done in nine years - USA

07/03/2016 - 09:33
Costco Wholesale Corp. is raising entry-level wages for its hourly workers for the first time since 2007. read more
Off-pricer to make Canadian debut - USA

Off-pricer to make Canadian debut - USA

17/02/2016 - 11:20
Nordstrom continues to expand north of the border. read more
Here's where Walmart is expanding its store base - Canada

Here's where Walmart is expanding its store base - Canada

22/01/2016 - 11:58
On the heels of announcing it would close more than 150 stores in the United States, Walmart says it will open 15 supercentres this month in Canada. read more
Dollarama achieves major retail milestone - Canada

Dollarama achieves major retail milestone - Canada

10/12/2015 - 11:32
While same-store sales at Dollar General and Dollar Tree have decelerated of late, that is not the case with Canada’s largest dollar store operator, which recently opened its 1 000th location. read more
Lowe’s names VP of real estate - Canada

Lowe’s names VP of real estate - Canada

24/08/2015 - 11:02
Toronto — Lowe's Canada has named Jeff Boyd as VP, real estate, construction, and store design effective immediately.  read more
South Africa’s global reputation is falling

South Africa’s global reputation is falling

17/07/2015 - 10:01
The Reputation Institute has released its 2015 ranking of the world’s most reputable countries – showing that South Africa is beginning to slide. read more
Wal-Mart opening 11 supercenters in January - Canada

Wal-Mart opening 11 supercenters in January - Canada

23/01/2015 - 10:11
Mississauga – Wal-Mart Canada will open 11 supercenters across the country by Jan. 29, 2015, completing its expansion for the company's current fiscal year. Walmart Canada's total store count will be 394 stores, including 280 supercenters and 114 discount stores. read more
Roche seals deal to hit superbugs - Switzerland

Roche seals deal to hit superbugs - Switzerland

14/01/2015 - 09:08
Roche has boosted efforts to tackle antibiotic resistance, striking a deal worth up to $750 million (R9 billion) with Japan’s Meiji Seika Pharma and Canada’s Fedora for a drug that can restore the power of antibiotics to combat infections.  read more
Guildford Town Centre reaches out to consumers - Canada

Guildford Town Centre reaches out to consumers - Canada

09/12/2014 - 09:48
Surrey - Guildford Town Centre, a shopping centre in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, is reaching out to customers across multiple channels and points of engagement.  read more
SABMiller to export to Canada and enter Brazil again

SABMiller to export to Canada and enter Brazil again

25/11/2014 - 10:52
SABMiller plans to re-enter the Brazilian market next year while also distributing its own beers in Canada, adding two new markets to the group’s Latin American unit. read more
Sears Canada, J.P. Morgan to end credit card agreement in Nov. 2015 - Canada

Sears Canada, J.P. Morgan to end credit card agreement in Nov. 2015 - Canada

18/11/2014 - 09:44
Toronto - J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. will reportedly end its agreement to issue credit cards for Sears Canada when the term expires Nov. 15, 2015.  read more
Sears to sell most of Sears Canada stake as it looks to boost liquidity - USA

Sears to sell most of Sears Canada stake as it looks to boost liquidity - USA

03/10/2014 - 10:23
Illinois – Sears Holdings Corp. is selling most of its 51% stake in its Sears Canada division to shareholders as its looks to boost its liquidity before the crucial holiday selling season. read more
Data breach to cost Target $138 million in Q2, hits earnings

Data breach to cost Target $138 million in Q2, hits earnings

06/08/2014 - 12:37
Minneapolis – Target Corp. is reducing its earnings guidance for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 due to the expected $138 million financial impact of its December 2013 data breach, partially offset by $38 million in insurance.  read more
Walmart Canada names Delhaize Group exec as president, CEO

Walmart Canada names Delhaize Group exec as president, CEO

23/06/2014 - 15:08
Ontario- Walmart Canada has appointed an executive from Delhaize Group, Dirk Van den Berghe, as president and CEO, effective Aug. 1. read more
Canada: Loblaw to acquire Shoppers Drug Mart in $12 billion deal

Canada: Loblaw to acquire Shoppers Drug Mart in $12 billion deal

16/07/2013 - 07:27
Brampton, Ontario – Loblaw Companies Limited announced it will acquire Shoppers Drug Mart in a deal worth about $11.9 billion, merging the Canadian grocery and drug retailers. read more
Mastercard heads to mobile with virtual wallet

Mastercard heads to mobile with virtual wallet

26/02/2013 - 08:56
Mastercard unveiled its bid to dominate the mobile payments market on Monday with a ‘virtual wallet’ allowing customers to keep personal payment details in their phone and avoid checkouts by scanning bar codes in-store to pay. read more
Sears Canada lays off 700 employees

Sears Canada lays off 700 employees

04/02/2013 - 08:32
New York -- Sears Canada is letting go of 700 workers as part of a plan to "right-size" the operation. read more
International brand comes to Gabarone, Botswana

International brand comes to Gabarone, Botswana

11/01/2013 - 09:27
ALDO, the celebrated Canadian fashion footwear and accessory brand, is set to open its first retail store in Botswana. read more
Walmart Canada opens 200th supercenter

Walmart Canada opens 200th supercenter

10/12/2012 - 09:58
Mississsauga, Ontario -- Walmart Canada on Friday opened its 200th supercenter, in Edmonton, Alberta.  read more
Walmart Carries More Stuff With Less Truck

Walmart Carries More Stuff With Less Truck

07/11/2012 - 08:38
TORONTO — Walmart Canada revealed its newest addition to its freight division, a “supercube” tractor-trailer that will carry 40 percent more cargo. read more
Canadian grocer launches apparel line to compete with Walmart, Target

Canadian grocer launches apparel line to compete with Walmart, Target

03/04/2012 - 08:56
Loblaw's Joe Fresh, Canada's biggest grocer, opened a flagship store last week on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, but instead of meat and produce, it's selling $29-women's dresses and $12-men's shirts, according to Bloomberg.  read more
Canada aims to improve grain export supply chain

Canada aims to improve grain export supply chain

04/11/2011 - 07:44
Canada's national railway, CN and Ray-Mont Logistics have sealed an agreement designed to improve supply chain efficiency for buyers of specialty grains.  read more