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After a war of words and a 31 per cent decline in its stock price this past year, the battle over the future of DavidsTea will come to a head next week.
As part of IKEA's global commitment to people and the planet, the company will eliminate all single-use plastic products from its home furnishing range globally by January 1, 2020. This includes straws, plates, cups, freezer bags, garbage bags and plastic-coated paper plates and cups. IKEA Group will also phase out single-use plastic items offered in customer and co-worker restaurants, bistros, and cafes, including straws, cups, cutlery, plates and beverage stirrers. These changes will also take effect by the end of 2019 across its 29 retail markets, including all IKEA Canada locations. "IKEA's commitment to a prosperous and sustainable future is stronger than ever," says Brendan Seale, Head of Sustainability for IKEA Canada. "Removing single-use plastics from our stores and customer and co-worker restaurants is an important step to help our customers and our company contribute to a world without waste."
Many buyers of illegal pot will have little incentive to switch to legal weed, expected to be more expensive and less available because of strict regulations on sales
Thanks to technological, economic, and cultural shifts in Canada, North America, and the world, the retail environment is rapidly changing.