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DavidsTea CEO says retailer can't afford another wave of changes with new team - BNN

DavidsTea probably can't afford another wave of major changes such as those proposed by a co-founder who is trying to replace its board with a dissident slate of nominees, the company's president and CEO Joel Silver said Tuesday.

Herschel Segal's offensive, which includes the nomination of seven candidates to replace the current board of directors, risks compromising the initiatives deployed over the last year, he said.

"The whole process could be derailed and we will have to start again," Silver said in an interview with The Canadian Press at its headquarters in Montreal...

Shopify shares slip after Adobe Systems buys e-commerce rival Magento

Shopify shares slipped by more than six per cent in today after its rival Magento Commerce was bought by Adobe Systems.

Why e-commerce companies need to get friendly with Alexa

Voice-activated assistants provide fewer responses than browser-based search engines, meaning businesses need to be first in line to get noticed

Cadillac Fairview commits $1.5 million for youth empowerment programs

Cadillac Fairview (CF) is pleased to announce three new charitable recipients of its annual CF Golf Classic: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Holland Bloorview) and Covenant House Toronto. CF has pledged $1.5 million dollars over the next five years to support these partners, particularly in their mandate to improve the lives of young Canadians.

"It's an honour to partner with three internationally renowned organizations whose work reflects our own culture and values," said John Sullivan, President and CEO, Cadillac Fairview. "The CF Golf Classic has been instrumental in supporting various community needs over the past 28 years, and I'm excited to focus our goal this year on building brighter futures for young Canadians."

Visiting the Amazon Go Store in Seattle with a Canadian Amazon Account

Here’s what it’s like shopping at the Amazon Go store in Seattle.