The hedge fund agreed in December to cease public statements about the company until its annual shareholder meeting on June 12
Comrags has become one of the country’s most respected independent brands
FedEx Express Canada, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), this week announced that Faire Child – an eco-innovative children's outerwear company based out of Nova Scotia – is the grand prize winner of the first-ever FedEx Small Business Grant Contest in Canada. Faire Child will receive a $25,000 CAD grant, plus a meeting with FedEx Express Canada President, Lisa Lisson, a brand marketing workshop with FleishmanHillard HighRoad ($10,000 CAD estimated value), and a consulting meeting with Doug Stephens, "The Retail Prophet", an internationally renowned Canadian business consultant ($5,000 CAD estimated value).
Just as when a prospective fast-food restaurant owner makes the decision to purchase a franchised business and invest in the power of that brand and its built-in systems and support network rather than start an independent brand from scratch, so too will prospective cannabis retailers realize the appeal of instantly gaining customer confidence by becoming a part of a growing and recognizable brand. But will it be legal to offer franchises for sale in Canada?
The company that took over the defunct retailer's pension plan says former employees have been getting paid too much — and now they have to pay it back.