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Pop-Up Zero Waste Grocery Concept Secures 1st Permanent Retail Space

Pop-Up Zero Waste Grocery Concept Secures 1st Permanent Retail Space

Toronto-based package-free ‘bare market’, which has hosted about 65 pop-up markets over the past year, is opening a permanent storefront as consumers embrace the trend. The founder explains why. 

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Independent Retailers in Canada Hit with High Job Vacancies and Higher Property Taxes

Independent Retailers in Canada Hit with High Job Vacancies and Higher Property Taxes

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business says many retailers are struggling as market dynamics shift.

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Giant Tiger Continues Rapid Canadian Store Expansion as it Breaks Ground on New HQ

Giant Tiger Continues Rapid Canadian Store Expansion as it Breaks Ground on New HQ

The Ottawa-based retailer says that it has room for about 300 stores in Canada, which will be supported by a massive distribution centre.

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Korean Beauty Brand ‘Innisfree’ Secures 1st Retail Space as it Launches Canadian Store

Korean Beauty Brand ‘Innisfree’ Secures 1st Retail Space as it Launches Canadian Store

South Korea’s leading beauty brand is launching its Canadian expansion this summer, and is yet another international brand making its move into Canada by opening standalone stores. 

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Iconic "Bad Boy Furniture" Chain Expanding into New Markets

Iconic "Bad Boy Furniture" Chain Expanding into New Markets

Founded by Mel Lastman, former may or Toronto, the furniture chain with a unique history is growing despite challenges in the Canadian retail industry. 

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Social Media Drives Growth for Gender-Neutral Children’s Clothing Brand

Social Media Drives Growth for Gender-Neutral Children’s Clothing Brand

The B.C.-based clothing company specializes in trendy, gender-neutral clothes for kids and their parents, which is looking to expand into retailers across the country.

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Canadians Embrace Physical Retail More than Americans: Study

Canadians Embrace Physical Retail More than Americans: Study

A survey by Lightspeed found that while e-commerce continues to grow, Canadians still frequent brick-and-mortar retailers for several reasons.

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