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‘Organic Garage’ Aims to Become One of Canada’s Largest Natural Food Grocers with Multi-Year Expansion

‘Organic Garage’ Aims to Become One of Canada’s Largest Natural Food Grocers with Multi-Year Expansion

The value-priced organic grocery retailer is innovating with bulk household cleaners and refill bottles for other categories, as well as partnering with local vendors for in-store kiosks — while looking to Ontario and BC for further expansion with plans for as many as 25 stores in one province alone.

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Designer Christopher Bates Launches at Nordstrom as Brand Expands Presence in Canada

Designer Christopher Bates Launches at Nordstrom as Brand Expands Presence in Canada

We spoke to Mr. Bates, who recently relocated to Toronto, about his plans for retail expansion in Canada, as well as expanding into a women’s line while streamlining men’s wear and footwear. 

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Chanel Opens 1st Standalone Fragrance and Beauty Boutique in Canada [Photos]

Chanel Opens 1st Standalone Fragrance and Beauty Boutique in Canada [Photos]

The iconic French luxury brand has opened a beautiful new storefront housing a range of exclusives in Canada for the first time as it expands its direct-to-consumer retail network globally. 

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Walmart Canada Announces Major Investment in Stores, and 2 Store Closures

Walmart Canada Announces Major Investment in Stores, and 2 Store Closures

Walmart has announced that two stores will close while at the same time it announces renovations to 31 stores to create an ‘elevated experience’, resulting in 3,250 construction jobs. 

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IKEA Taps Virgil Abloh & Others to Design Limited Capsule Collection of Rugs Available in Canada

IKEA Taps Virgil Abloh & Others to Design Limited Capsule Collection of Rugs Available in Canada

IKEA gets in on the collaboration game, launching a limited collection of rugs that can be a work of art or a workhorse in the home. The collection features work from designers like: Virgil Abloh, Chiaozza, and Seulgi Lee.

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FrontRunner Technology Lights Up Vacant Storefronts in Canada With New Digital Out-Of-Home Media

FrontRunner Technology Lights Up Vacant Storefronts in Canada With New Digital Out-Of-Home Media

The Saskatchewan-based technology company is providing unique solutions for vacant retail locations, turning them into large-scale digital out-of-home mediums for brands looking to increase their reach.

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Best Buy Canada’s Ron Wilson Winner of RCC’s 2019 Distinguished Retailer of the Year Award

Best Buy Canada’s Ron Wilson Winner of RCC’s 2019 Distinguished Retailer of the Year Award

The Retail Council of Canada Excellence in Retailing Awards will be presented at a gala on the evening of Tuesday, May 28, 2019 in Toronto, as part of this year’s highly-anticipated STORE Conference.

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