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Cara Operations set to swallow upscale competitor the Keg

Deal valued at about $200-million is latest example of consolidation in Canada’s fragmented restaurant industry

theglobeandmail.com

Sobeys inks deal with Ocado to launch online grocery store by 2020

Gocery chain Sobeys will partner with British firm Ocado to launch an online grocery store.

The as yet unnamed service will allow Sobeys customers to shop for groceries online or via an app, and their order will be assembled, processed and delivered to their door.

cbc.ca

Grocers adding online heft as Amazon raises home delivery stakes

More Canadians may soon be able to order their groceries online for delivery as the country's grocery wars heat up following Amazon's entry to the competitive space.

ctvnews.ca

Sears Canada employees and pensioners concerned at $52.9 million spent on insolvency fees

Sears Canada pensioners, former and current employees say the nearly $52.9 million in professional fees paid by the shuttered retailer during the insolvency process is alarming and concerning, their lawyers told an Ontario court today, noting they reserve the right to challenge them at a later date.

Andrew Hatnay, a lawyer representing Sears pensioners, told Justice Glenn Hainey that his clients are concerned about the breadth of the fees. Susan Ursel, a lawyer representing current and former employees, echoed a similar sentiment...

business.financialpost.com

Best Buy Canada grants secondary schools with new technology

Best Buy Canada is proud to announce that 9 secondary schools across the country have been selected to receive funding of up to $10,000 each through the Best Buy School Tech Grant program...

newswire.ca