Central/Eastern Canada: ON/QC/Maritimes

TAYLOR: Sobeys hopes cuts will heal company

On Tuesday, Empire, the parent company of the Sobeys grocery chain, let the cat out of the bag by reluctantly revealing that the first round of layoffs would mean fewer than 20 jobs at the management level would be eliminated from corporate offices in Stellarton and Dartmouth during the first round of cuts...


Nike Opens 1st Canadian Clearance Store at Dixie Outlet Mall

Dixie Outlet Mall has just welcomed the first Nike Clearance Store in Canada. The store is the mall's newest anchor retailer and it just opened its doors to a great deal of fanfare (which makes sense, as few people can turn down reasonably-priced clothes and shoes).


Crombie REIT announces agreement with Sears Canada Inc. at Avalon Mall

Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust ("Crombie") (TSX: CRR.UN) is pleased to announce that it recently received court approval of a lease surrender agreement with Sears Canada Inc. ("Sears") in respect of its store at the Avalon Mall in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. In consideration of receiving a $5 million lease surrender fee, Sears has agreed to an early termination of its lease to vacate their 128,000 square foot store by February 28, 2018. This will enable acceleration of Crombie's redevelopment plans for the space...


Smallest Canadian Tire in Canada calls Nipigon home

Walk through the doors of the Canadian Tire store in Nipigon, Ont., and you'll notice one thing: it's the smallest big box store you've ever been in.


Mayor hopeful for mall's future

Chatham-Kent's mayor is hoping for positive developments when the Downtown Chatham Centre reinvents itself after the recent closure of Sears.


What a Sears liquidation could mean for Nova Scotia

If the liquidation is approved, at least 140 people in Nova Scotia would lose their jobs.