Retail


Toronto's Old City Hall Might Be Turned Into a Mall

Toronto's Old City Hall Might Be Turned Into a Mall

What's the best way to preserve a 116-year-old heritage building? Turn it into a mall, of course! That's the potential future of Toronto's Old City Hall once the current tenants move out in the next decade or so. Though a report...
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Ikea Will Soon Test One of the World’s First Small Scale Retail Models in Canada

London, Ontario, will soon be home to the world’s smallest Ikea retail location. While the iconic blue and yellow exterior will remain the same, the 20,000 sq. ft. store will function like a pick-up centre. Think: Consumers Distributing for Ikea lovers
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More Than Three Quarters of Canadians Shopped Online Last Year. Is This the End of Retail Shops?

Canadians are shopping online more than ever. According to data from Canada Post, more than three quarters of Canadian households (76 per cent) bought from the Internet last year. Is this the end of the mall era?
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H&M's High End Sister Label COS is Opening Shop in Montreal and Toronto

Both Montreal and Toronto internationally expanding retail markets will have a new resident soon. COS, a contemporary clothing brand owned by the same group that operates H&M, will be opening up shop on both Bloor St. and Ste-Catherine later this year
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This is Everything Canadians Loved on iTunes and the App Store in 2014

Every year, iTunes releases its “Best Of” for each country. Just last week, they finished tallying up the results for Canada’s favourite songs, albums, movies, shows, and apps. Some results may surprise you, others, not so much. But if you live in Canada, chances are your Macintosh owns a few of these 2014 gems
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Loding Opens Second North American Location in First Canadian Place

Just in time for the holidays, Parisian menswear boutique Loding has arrived in Canada to mark its second North American location. And it’s taking over some prime retail real estate in First Canadian Place. Founded in 1998, the Loding house is based on the concept of offering high-quality luxury at affordable prices
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Nordstrom Coming to Calgary on September 19, 2014

In less than three weeks and counting, young professionals in Calgary will have all of their favourite luxury brands laid out over two floors of contemporary space as American retailer Nordstrom opens its doors in Chinook Centre at 9:30am on Friday, September 19
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