A series of events will celebrate different facets of cycling culture, with an Earth Hour ride to wrap up the first ever Bike Store Day in Canada
Loblaw’s in-house cricket flour may signal a shift in how Western companies view the creepy-crawly food
It could be an early sign that the days of the barcode are numbered as technological improvements allow companies to replace them with more secure digital tickets with codes embedded in a fan's phone or a Wi-Fi connected wristband that lets them track consumers for both security and data-collection purposes.
When Sears Canada Inc. announced it was going to liquidate its stores in 2017, the chain’s demise was a big concern for pension plan members worried about a big deficit in the company’s defined benefit plan. But also among the parties affected were some of Canada’s largest pension funds, which own more than two dozen shopping centres that just lost a big tenant. “It’s a challenge globally, what’s going on in retailing,” says David Paine, global co-head of real estate at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ltd. and Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate investment arms of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, respectively, felt the sting particularly harshly, with nine instances of exposure to a closing Sears location each...
Walmart stock suffered its worst intraday decline in two weeks when the news broke Thursday, showing just how deep worries are over the company’s growth