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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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Why Target will pull out all the stops to save face in Canada

Why Target will pull out all the stops to save face in Canada | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Despite disastrous results, the firing of its Canadian president and a string of apologies, experts say Target’s current predicament hardly warrants a mass retreat in the long game of retail
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Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary named among the best places to live in the world by The Economist

Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary named among the best places to live in the world by The Economist | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Three Canadian cities — Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary — have been named as some of the best places to live in the world, according to a report by The Economist
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Nordstrom bets on a slow, cautious entry into Canada

Nordstrom bets on a slow, cautious entry into Canada | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
As U.S. retail giant gears up to open its first store outside its home country, president McKibbin knows it will not be an entirely smooth ride and that despite the slow, deliberate rollout, it will still have to hit the ground running
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Dollar General enters race for Family Dollar with $8.95-billion bid

Dollar General enters race for Family Dollar with $8.95-billion bid | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Trumps an offer by Dollar Tree to strengthen its position as the No. 1 U.S. discount retailer
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Tim Hortons steps out of its coffee comfort zone with new dark roast

Tim Hortons steps out of its coffee comfort zone with new dark roast | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Tim Hortons is introducing a darker blend coffee at restaurants across North America Friday, pushing the boundaries of consumers’ comfort zones
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Retail trio Bombay, Bowring and Benix enter court protection while seeking solution to debt woes

Retail trio Bombay, Bowring and Benix enter court protection while seeking solution to debt woes | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Bombay has 55 furnishings stores and Bowring has 57 housewares stores across Canada, employing about 1,240 people in total. Benix closed its final store in 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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Dollar store battle heats up as rivals double down on the poor

Dollar store battle heats up as rivals double down on the poor | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Dollar store competitors are betting not only on the health of the deep discount retail sector but also on the intractability of poverty in America
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Burger King in talks to acquire Tim Hortons: report

Burger King in talks to acquire Tim Hortons: report | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
The two sides are working on a deal to create a new holding company based in Canada, structured as a so-called tax inversion
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Strong spring sales help Home Depot beat estimates

Strong spring sales help Home Depot beat estimates | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Second-quarter same-store sales rise 5.8 per cent
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How McDonald's is trying to shake its junk food image as sales flag

How McDonald's is trying to shake its junk food image as sales flag | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
At a dinner McDonald’s hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain’s menu. The evening is part of a campaign by...
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Wal-Mart targets rivals with price cuts

Wal-Mart targets rivals with price cuts | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
World's largest retailer to increase pressure on Canadian competition as consumers shift to e-commerce and lower-cost alternatives
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Nordstrom, Marshalls prepare for battle in lucrative Calgary market

Nordstrom, Marshalls prepare for battle in lucrative Calgary market | Canadian Retail Update | Scoop.it
Two big U.S. brands are preparing to fight for a spot in the lucrative Alberta retail market.
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