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MEC to stop selling gun-maker Vista Outdoor brands after outcry over Florida shooting

Bushnell, CamelBak, Camp Chef, Jimmy Styks and Bolle gear will no longer be ordered after Canadian chain faced petition

Choom opens the door for cannabis recreation with a retail dispensary rollout strategy

“The recreational market will drive the next phase of cannabis in Canada, and we’re only now seeing an awareness of the value that recreational brands are creating in the industry,” says Chris Bogart, president and CEO of Choom. “Cannabis will likely not be permitted to advertise, so brands that focus on creating a great product and strong customer experience will drive the new market. And yet there are only a handful of important brands in the Canadian cannabis landscape. We’re one of only a few companies that started with the recreational cannabis consumer in mind.”

RYU Selected as Finalist for World Retail Awards

RYU Apparel Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RYU.V) creators of urban athletic apparel is pleased to announce the company has been selected as a finalist for the World Retail Awards in two categories: Retail Start Up of the Year and Social Media Campaign of the Year (#RYUOneMore Rep). Respect Your Universe is one of only two Canadian companies that qualified as finalists among many global retailers across all of the World Retail Awards categories.

Why Canadian Tire Corporation Limited Is a Great Investment

While that stereotype still holds true, there’s more to Canadian Tire now than ever before, and prospective investors should take a serious look at the company, which could balance any growth- or income-heavy portfolio. (Investing: Motley)

Sleep Country Canada Reports Strong Performance for Fourth Quarter of 2017

Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. ("Sleep Country" or the "Company") (TSX: ZZZ), the leading specialty mattress retailer in Canada, today reported strong financial results for the fourth quarter and 12 months ended December 31, 2017.,,

HBC to Report Fourth Quarter and FY2017 Financial Results on March 28

HBC (TSX: HBC) is scheduled to announce full financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 3, 2018 before the opening of the financial markets on March 28, 2018. Senior management will discuss financial results and other matters during a conference call that day at 8:30 AM EST.