Fire & Flower, a corporate cannabis retailer, shared the designs for its future stores, which will launch across Canada upon cannabis legalization. Based on extensive market research, Fire & Flower's stores are intended to ensure customers across diverse demographics feel welcome, comfortable and are able to maintain a level of privacy should they so choose. Fire & Flower is focused on delivering a responsible, education-based approach to retail and extensive community engagement. The customer experience at Fire & Flower will focus both on education and knowledge of cannabis and cannabis-related products through highly-trained cannabis specialists in each location. "Our store design is modern, bright and will ensure the highest level of comfort for our customers, many of whom are purchasing cannabis for the first time, upon legalization," shared Trevor Fencott, Fire & Flower's Chief Executive Officer. "As we work with landlords to establish retail locations, we are proud to share our best-in-class store design that will aim to elevate the retail experience in shopping centres and stand-alone retail stores."
Some residents and business owners are eager to see the city green-light a new development along 10th Avenue southwest.
A new Northern Store that includes KFC and Tim Hortons restaurants opened Wednesday on the remote Garden Hill First Nation. The North West Company, which runs a chain of grocery and dry goods stores in remote locations across Canada’s North, said the new location will make shopping a lot more convenient in the Oji-Cree community, located about 500 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. "The introduction of a Tim Hortons, KFC and full-serve hot deli will offer a great variety of meal options for the customer on the go," a statement from North West stated. "The store will also feature an expanded selection of fresh produce."
or the past decade Blaine has flourished, thanks to the discrepancy between the explosion of e-commerce in the US and the still-developing e-commerce network in Canada. Blaine’s handful of residents have grown accustomed to a regular stream of Canadians who come to town specifically to pick up their US packages. For these Canadians, Blaine is simply a mailing address: the nearest, cheapest, and most convenient way to order packages from Amazon and other major US retailers...