Shifting shopping expectations driven by demographic changes, the growing move to online consumerism, and evolving technologies will continue to shake up the Canadian retail scene in 2018, experts say
Canada Post says it had to hire as many as 3,000 additional seasonal staff this year to deal with a record-breaking 20 per cent increase in packages over the holiday shopping season.
Canadians have been increasingly shopping online, but scoring deals from U.S. retailers and getting them shipped right to their home has always been difficult, costly and sometimes impossible. But there could be changes coming.
Class B Holding's Ltd. new has more than 92 per cent of the outstanding voting common shares in Empire, parent company of Sobeys Inc.
It’s not a dollar store, but the Asia-based chain could cut into Dollarama’s dominance of the discount-store market, with plans to have 100 Canadian stores by the end of 2018