Retail

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Canopy Growth strikes deal to acquire Acreage

The cross-border deal would give the world’s biggest cannabis company a foothold in the U.S. the moment it is legal.

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Metro expands Uber Eats partnership

The grocery chain is offering ready-to-eat meals delivery from more stores as it grows its omnichannel options.

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The idea behind Shopify’s first brand campaign

The ecommerce company aims to become a household name when it comes to entrepreneurship.

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Sail picks Ogilvy as AOR

The agency’s Montreal office will lead strategy and creative on a new campaign for the outdoor retailer.

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Walmart Canada launches environmental initiative

The retailer enlists suppliers like Maple Leaf, Unilever and Agropur to remove emissions from the supply chain for Project Gigaton.

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Staples pilots same-day delivery with Instacart

The office retailer continues on a reinvention path by adding another option to its ecomm offering.

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How Freshii is moving beyond QSR

The fast casual resto is driving competition in aisle, entering places like Walmart and Shell C-stores with its fresh food.

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Canadian retail continues to slow

And with a possible global recession now on the horizon, retail analyst Ed Strapagiel reports the end of 2018 was mostly cloudy.

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How Canadian Tire became Canada’s most admired brand

SVP Susan O’Brien reveals the strategy that saw the retailer top Leger’s annual survey.

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Couche-Tard acts like a good neighbour

The convenience store banner moves towards more bold, humorous brand-building in its latest Quebec campaign.

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Aimia lays out its post-Aeroplan plan

The company is focusing on providing tech solutions for clients and consolidating other services within loyalty and travel.

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Aldo makes new assignment as it continues to build omni-channel capabilities

The footwear retailer picks Jane Gill PR to promote its collections.

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Three trends shaping DTC strategies

From community building to social impact, Trend Hunter’s head of research explores the forces driving DTC success.

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View from the C-Suite: What’s driving Designer Brands’ transformation

President Mary Turner discusses the formerly named DSW company’s ambitious expansion plans that include nail salons in stores.

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What will the cannabis market look like in 2025?

An analysis by EY shows that one in the five Canadians will use the product, spending an average of $1,652 annually.