Less than a tenth of Canadian retail sales happen on the internet, retail analyst David Ian Gray explains.
A lawyer working on a proposed class-action lawsuit against several companies for a bread price-fixing scheme says consumers should “read the fine print” before accepting the $25 gift cards offered by Loblaw. “Just be careful, read the fine print, and make sure you’re not giving away any rights to take part in the class action in exchange for what is basically a coupon to a grocery store,” Joey Zukran, of Montreal-based LPC Avocat Inc. tells CTV News Channel.
A study from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia found that consumers with a price-conscious mentality — that is, whose main goal is to save money — view retail employees as less human than less thrifty shoppers. "That [price-conscious attitude] kind of pushes us away from fully engaging with others as human," said Johannes Boegershausen, a Sauder PhD student and co-author of the study.
CBC News examined a variety of offers — liquidations, mattress deals, so-called deep discounts — to explore the ways a sale might not actually be that big of a deal.
Home Hardware Stores Ltd. has been recognized as one of Canada’s most trusted brands for hardware stores in Canada.