Retailer reports about 5% rise in sales at Canadian Tire and apparel chain Mark’s
Customers at Shoppers Drug Mart or any of Loblaw Companies Ltd.'s grocery stores will soon use a new, unified loyalty program that replaces Optimum and PC Plus points. Loblaw will merge the two programs starting Feb. 1, 2018 under the name PC Optimum – a long-anticipated move that comes more than three years after the grocery giant acquired the pharmacy chain and its in-house Shopper Optimum system. "We're bringing the very best of Shoppers Optimum and PC Plus together," said Uwe Stueckmann, senior vice president of marketing.
Davids footwear and Harry Rosen are entering into a joint venture to expand the shoe retailer's reach in Canada. Rosen, 61, whose father founded Harry Rosen, will add the title of CEO of Davids Footwear to his resumé as part of the deal. Richard Markowitz, 34, whose grandparents founded Davids, will assume the role of president. Davids will continue to run as an independent organization, keeping its brand identity intact, as well as retaining key talent. “We see a network of maybe up to 20 Davids stores across the country, we see a very strong online, we see locating in the seven major markets in this country,” said Rosen, who said his company will be lending its expertise with landlords and vendors among other things, to help Davids grow.
Federal Crown corporation says it has been forced to provide discounts on certain types of mail from China under a long-standing international arrangement
The federal government has announced Tobias Lutke, founder and CEO of the company, will chair a strategy group looking for ways to attract more high-tech jobs to the country.
The National Hockey League (NHL®) and Fanatics, the global leader for licensed sports merchandise, today announced the launch of the League's new Canadian-based ecommerce platform, NHLShop.CA.