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How E-Commerce is Affecting Retail Real Estate

E-commerce is one of the biggest challenges the retail sector has had to face, and along with the recession, it s served as a double-whammy for the bricks-and-mortar set.
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Second Cup launches Flat White promotion | Marketing Magazine

Second Cup launches Flat White promotion | Marketing Magazine | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
New espresso drink part of brand rejuvenation
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Lululemon Athletica Inc’s shares surge as profit beats estimates on online sales

Lululemon Athletica Inc’s shares surge as profit beats estimates on online sales | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Canadian yogawear chain raises its full-year forecast thanks to higher online sales, sending its shares up about 12% premarket
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Sobeys owner Empire Co Ltd posts higher profit on Safeway buy

Sobeys owner Empire Co Ltd posts higher profit on Safeway buy | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Empire Co. Ltd., parent of supermarket chain Sobeys Inc., has reported consolidated net earnings of $123.1 million or $1.33 per diluted share in its fiscal 2015 first quarter, up from $82.6 million or...
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Malls launch pick-up depots to lure online shoppers

Malls launch pick-up depots to lure online shoppers | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
SmartCentres unveils pilot program for customers to pick up online purchases at shopping centres
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Thirteen things to consider before buying a franchise in Canada

Thirteen things to consider before buying a franchise in Canada | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Tony Wilson looks at some of the major points to consider when considering buying a franchise
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Dollar General boosts bid for Family Dollar to $9.1-billion

Dollar General boosts bid for Family Dollar to $9.1-billion | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Increases offer to $80 a share in its takeover fight against Dollar Tree
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Tim Hortons takes on the world: How going global could change the soul of Canada's coffee chain

Tim Hortons takes on the world: How going global could change the soul of Canada's coffee chain | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
With no shortage of global chains offering coffee and sweet treats around the world, how can Burger King Worldwide hope to export a brand that's as distinctively Canadian as Tim Hortons?
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Holt Renfrew closing stores in Quebec City and Ottawa to focus on flagship locations

Holt Renfrew closing stores in Quebec City and Ottawa to focus on flagship locations | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
The luxury retailer to give stores in Western Canada, Toronto and Montreal a $300-million facelift that will see overall square footage rise 40%
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Burger King, Tim Hortons deal to create $23-billion in combined sales

Burger King, Tim Hortons deal to create $23-billion in combined sales | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Two franchises will be owned by an Ontario-based parent company, which will help Canadian coffee chain expand in foreign markets
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Six things you need to know about the Tim Hortons deal

Six things you need to know about the Tim Hortons deal | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Number 1: house league hockey is safe
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Burger King Worldwide Inc announces deal to buy Tim Hortons

Burger King Worldwide Inc announces deal to buy Tim Hortons | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Burger King Worldwide Inc agreed to buy Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc in cash and stock to create the third-largest quick service restaurant group with sales of about...
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Burger King's majority owner 3G brings global food industry expertise to possible Tim Hortons deal

Burger King's majority owner 3G brings global food industry expertise to possible Tim Hortons deal | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
The Brazilian private-equity firm behind the possible takeover of Tim Hortons Inc. has already amassed an impressive list of iconic food and beverage brands
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It took Burger King three offers and nearly six months to finally win over Tim Hortons

It took Burger King three offers and nearly six months to finally win over Tim Hortons | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Documents filed with regulators on Tuesday illustrated lengthy talks between Burger King and Tim Hortons that began last March with a suggestion to billionaire investor Warren Buffet
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As coffee rivalry heats up, McDonald’s Canada to sell java in grocery stores

As coffee rivalry heats up, McDonald’s Canada to sell java in grocery stores | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
McDonald’s Canada is partnering with Kraft Canada to sell its bagged medium roast ground coffee, as well the single-serve formats for Tassimo and Keurig in grocery stores
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Dollarama profit rises as stores increase, customers spend more

Dollarama profit rises as stores increase, customers spend more | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Dollar-store operator said same-store sales rose 4.2 per cent in the second quarter
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Lululemon profit falls 14% as expenses rise

Lululemon profit falls 14% as expenses rise | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Second-quarter earnings drop to $48.7-million from $56.5-million a year earlier
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Le Château rocked by brutal competition: Dianne Buckner

Le Château rocked by brutal competition: Dianne Buckner | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Whether or not you’re in the market for a trendy chiffon skirt or a Tropic Thunder men’s print shirt, it’s not good news that the retail chain Le Château retail is under intense competitive pressure. With 226 stores in Canada, 2,600 employees and close to 35 per cent of its production done here at home, there’s a lot at stake.
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Building permits up 11.8 per cent in July, reports Statistics Canada

OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says municipalities issued building permits worth $9.2 billion dollars in July, up 11.8 per cent from June.
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Home Hardware CEO is a lifelong do-it-yourselfer

Home Hardware CEO is a lifelong do-it-yourselfer | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Terry Davis, chief executive officer of Home Hardware
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Burger King will turn Tim Hortons into 'iconic global brand,' Miles Nadal says

Burger King will turn Tim Hortons into 'iconic global brand,' Miles Nadal says | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Canadians have no reason to fret about the future of Tim Hortons — in fact, it may be brighter than ever under Burger King, according to one of the best-known ad moguls in Canada
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Rona shares rise to price offered by Lowe's two years ago

Rona shares rise to price offered by Lowe's two years ago | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Rona shares reached an intraday high of $14.75, helped by a price pop for Canadian companies that might be future targets of U.S. rivals seeking tax relief
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Ivanhoe Cambridge to sell parcel of assets for $1.527-billion

Ivanhoe Cambridge to sell parcel of assets for $1.527-billion | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Sale to Cominar includes 11 shopping centres as the Caisse’s real estate arm continues to refine its strategy
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Some Tim Hortons loyalists squeamish about Burger King takeover: 'It's our brand'

Some Tim Hortons loyalists squeamish about Burger King takeover: 'It's our brand' | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
That a U.S.-based fast-food company is buying Tim Hortons has drawn mixed reactions from Canadians
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Tim Hortons | Media Advisory: Tim Hortons and Burger King to Hold Joint Media Conference Call

Tim Hortons | Media Advisory: Tim Hortons and Burger King to Hold Joint Media Conference Call | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
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