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Canadian Retail Forecast for 2019: Slower Growth and Challenges with Opportunity

Canadian Retail Forecast for 2019: Slower Growth and Challenges with Opportunity

A flood of store closing announcements this year are causing concern to the industry, while international retailers continue to enter the country seeking a piece of the pie. Despite economic and other challenges, there are bright spots.

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BRIEF: Luxury Brands Enter Canada, Holt Renfrew Expands E-Offerings

BRIEF: Luxury Brands Enter Canada, Holt Renfrew Expands E-Offerings

Other News: Holt Renfrew Ogilvy Unveils Luxury Mens Brands Amid Competition, Auto Showrooms in Malls and Airport, Boutique Fitness Concept Growth, Groundbreaking Tech Mirrors, Richemont Expanding Canadian Luxury Offerings.

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BRIEF: 2 Shoe Retailers Shutter in Yorkville, Simons Launching Private Label Collection

BRIEF: 2 Shoe Retailers Shutter in Yorkville, Simons Launching Private Label Collection

Hermes reveals orange hoarding for flagship in Vancouver, Duer Jeans launching Toronto storefront next month, Sleep Country Canada partners with Walmart for Bloom mattresses, controversy surrounds Vancouver Fashion Week.

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Emerging Canadian Retail Trends for 2019: Technology, Partnerships and Experiential Concep

Emerging Canadian Retail Trends for 2019: Technology, Partnerships and Experiential Concep

The retail industry is changing rapidly, and Larry Leung identifies several trends being identified amongst the leading players.

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Tesla Puts the Brakes on Massive Store Closures

Tesla Puts the Brakes on Massive Store Closures

The innovative electric car company had announced that it was closing most of its retail stores, and it has since backpedalled on the plans, though there will be some changes to its operations.

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The Detox Market Opens Impressive New Canadian Flagship [Photos]

The Detox Market Opens Impressive New Canadian Flagship [Photos]

The Los Angeles-based beauty brand, which focuses on products that remove toxicity, has opened an impressive flagship space in what was once a fur retailer on Spadina Avenue.

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‘French Connection’ to Exit Canada as it Shutters Last Store

‘French Connection’ to Exit Canada as it Shutters Last Store

The UK-based fashion brand once had stores across the country. Its e-commerce and social media are shut down, and its last store closes at the end of the month.

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