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Tim Hortons to hike coffee, breakfast sandwich prices next Wednesday

Tim Hortons to hike coffee, breakfast sandwich prices next Wednesday | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Tim Hortons says it plans to raise prices for both coffee and breakfast sandwiches at its Canadian locations starting next Wednesday
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Target Corp shares climb as profit tops estimates, Canadian stores improve

Target Corp shares climb as profit tops estimates, Canadian stores improve | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Target Corp. posted third-quarter earnings that beat analysts’ estimates after U.S. sales grew faster than expected and its money-losing expansion into Canada showed signs improvement
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Wal-Mart Canada cuts 210 head office jobs

Wal-Mart Canada cuts 210 head office jobs | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Retailer says changes in management structure will help it compete
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Walmart Canada lays off 210 head office, field management employees

Walmart Canada lays off 210 head office, field management employees | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Walmart Canada says it has laid off 210 people, most at its head office in Mississauga, Ont., just west of Toronto
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Retail reboot: How e-commerce is forcing an industry transformation

Retailers are changing the bricks-and-mortar concepts of their stores as shoppers increasingly go online
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Wal-Mart to store managers: Match prices with Amazon.com and other online retailers

Wal-Mart to store managers: Match prices with Amazon.com and other online retailers | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Wal-Mart Stores Inc has informed managers of its roughly 5,000 stores across the United States that they can match prices with Amazon.com Inc and other online retailers
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Black Friday sales that last five days? Wal-Mart extends shopping extravaganza to lure more customers

Black Friday sales that last five days? Wal-Mart extends shopping extravaganza to lure more customers | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is making Black Friday a weeklong event, shifting away from the chaotic one-day sales that once epitomized the day after Thanksgiving
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Loblaw profit beats Street on strong Shoppers Drug sales

Loblaw profit beats Street on strong Shoppers Drug sales | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Revenue in third quarter rose to $13.6-billion from $10-billion a year earlier
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Done deals updated for November

Done deals updated for November | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
the Western Investor provides news, insights and investment opportunities in Commercial Real Estate, businesses for sale and franchises for British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and other regions across Canada, the United States and Mexico.
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How Sears dressed up the sale of Sears Canada as a rights offering

How Sears dressed up the sale of Sears Canada as a rights offering | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Clever transaction structure gave U.S. parent less of a stake, and saw Eddie Lampert’s holding company inject cash
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Visa, Mastercard agree to cut merchant interchange fees

Visa, Mastercard agree to cut merchant interchange fees | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
The federal government has announced a voluntary agreement by Visa and Mastercard to reduce merchant interchange fees to an average effective rate of 1.5%.
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Best Buy Co shares jump as profit tops estimates on surprise sales gain

Best Buy Co shares jump as profit tops estimates on surprise sales gain | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Best Buy Co., the world’s largest electronics chain, beat third-quarter profit estimates after demand for televisions and tablets helped the retailer post a surprise sales gain. The shares jumped in...
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George Weston Ltd needs to bake up a new plan

George Weston Ltd needs to bake up a new plan | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
George Weston needs to decide whether it thinks baked products will ever recover, and if it should diversify back into other food sectors
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Mobile making big moves in ecommerce retailing

Mobile making big moves in ecommerce retailing | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Mobile devices open up a world of opportunities for retailers to mass-customize the customer experience
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Ivanhoé to buy Manhattan tower from Blackstone

Ivanhoé to buy Manhattan tower from Blackstone | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Ivanhoé Cambridge deal to purchase 1095 Avenue of the Americas, a 42-story building on Bryant Park, extends demand for prime U.S. properties
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Canadian real estate buyers are at it again — but now it's pension funds scooping up U.S. assets

Canadian real estate buyers are at it again — but now it's pension funds scooping up U.S. assets | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
The commercial real estate trend parallels one that has been going on in the residential side since the U.S. housing market crashed and the loonie soared
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Alibaba shakes up online shopping for Canadian makers

Alibaba shakes up online shopping for Canadian makers | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
A massive surge in Canadian lobster sales is just one more sign China-based e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is shaking up the online shopping world. Canadian products — from Roots sweats to maple syrup — are cropping up on Alibaba.
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Walmart Canada gaining ground in retail food fight

Walmart Canada gaining ground in retail food fight | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
The country’s biggest mass merchant has been locked in an aggressive pricing war with rivals such as Loblaw Cos. for the better part of two years. But it finally appears to be gaining some traction
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Sears Canada in it for the long-run, says new CEO (the fourth in three years)

Sears Canada in it for the long-run, says new CEO (the fourth in three years) | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
The new CEO of Sears Canada wants to make it clear: the department store chain is not dead, and rumours about its inevitable demise are baseless
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Wal-Mart Canada set to axe 200 employees at head office

Wal-Mart Canada set to axe 200 employees at head office | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Latest staff reduction follows some disappointing financial results
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REITs’ rapid comeback ignites new round of financings

REITs’ rapid comeback ignites new round of financings | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Real estate sector has performed much better than expectations this year
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Sears Holdings explores creation of REIT to raise cash

Sears Holdings explores creation of REIT to raise cash | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Retailer looking to monetize a portion of its real estate through a sale-leaseback transaction
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Amazon.ca raises stakes in same-day delivery service

Amazon.ca raises stakes in same-day delivery service | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Canada’s e-tailing leader to offer service in Toronto, Vancouver – giving Wal-Mart a run for its money in crucial holiday shopping season
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