Sales and profit at Vancouver-based women’s fashion retailer Aritzia Inc. soared in the company’s first quarter, which ended May 28, the company announced July 11. That sent shares in the company (TSX:ATZ) up more than 10% on July 12.
The fast food chain boasts all its beef is Canadian-sourced.
The Canadian corporate owner of nearly 13,000 convenience stores and gas stations is warning it could be sued as a result of selling cigarettes. Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. “could be sued for health problems caused by the use of tobacco products,” Laval, Quebec-based Couche-Tard said recently in a securities filing. Couche-Tard, a ubiquitous convenience store brand in Quebec, did not say it is actually being sued. Instead, Couche-Tard suggested that tobacco liability could affect future financial performance. It is standard practice for publicly-traded companies to discuss business risks when releasing year-end financial results. Couche-Tard operates about 2,200 convenience stores in Canada. Its Canadian brands include Circle K, Becker’s and Mac’s, the latter of which are being renamed Circle K...
Kids and their parents lining up for a special promotion at Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. were turned away Thursday after authorities determined the size of the crowds