It’s the 1st time that the convenience store operator Couche-Tard is offering franchises in Canada under the new nameplate.
The Canadian founder says “our focus is in the downtown cores of all the major cities" with plans for more in the coming months.
Thousands of former staff are examining their options, and some will find it easier than others.
In an effort to master the 'last mile', Penguin Pick-Up has partnered with Walmart Canada and Metro Supply as it looks to open potentially hundreds of locations nationally.
With Sears Canada having vacated millions of square feet of space, landlords will need to be creative at a time when department stores are on the decline.
Recent improvements have resulted in a significant increase in foot traffic, with more changes on the way including an overhauled amusement park as well as the country’s first net-zero department store.