The Calgary area will soon become home to Amazon — not as the base for the U.S. company’s second corporate headquarters, but hosting a massive new distribution centre for the e-commerce giant. The Seattle-based firm announced Thursday it will open up a “fulfilment centre” in the Calgary area, creating 750 full-time positions. A 600,000-square-foot facility will be built outside city limits in Balzac’s Nose Creek Business Park, where the company will pack and ship orders received from online customers. “We are excited to continue our growth in Canada and especially in the greater Calgary community, where we’ve already received great community support,” Glenn Sommerville, director of Amazon’s Canadian operations, said in a statement.
Retail continues to be the belle of the ball in Saskatoon. According to a new report from Colliers International, the vacancy rate in the city’s retail sector has fallen from 4.3 per cent a year ago to 3.2 per cent at the end of September, thanks primarily to the leasing out of two empty Target stores, which closed in 2015...
The recently unveiled shop carries lightweight down coats, trenches, leather jackets, and the brand's signature "V collar" parkas for men and women.
Bonnis Properties (Robson) Inc. wants to double the size of electronic signs at 798 Granville Street.
This year Vancouver owned Blushing Boutique celebrated 10 years in the retail game. To celebrate, designer Shelley Klassen held a fashion show at her flagship boutique on Richards Street in downtown Vancouver.