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Target Corp speeds up its Canadian exit, plans to wind up all stores by mid-April

TORONTO — Target Corp. is planning to close all of its Canadian stores even faster than originally planned.

A court-appointed monitor overseeing the windup of the Target Canada stores says all 133 locations across the country will be permanently shut down by “as early as mid-April,” which is about a month ahead of schedule. 416 more words


Future Shop latest Canadian retail casualty to succumb to 'Amazon effect'

Future Shop has joined a growing list of failed electronics retail brands, with the sector becoming increasingly competitive as consumers comparison shop with discount and online retailers. 791 more words

Retail & Marketing

Goodbye Future Shop: 66 stores to be closed immediately, the remainder turned into Best Buy outlets

Dozens of Future Shop stores across Canada have been shuttered, effective immediately, the company announced Saturday, resulting in about 1,500 job losses


Future Shop closes stores across Canada

Best Buy Canada closed 131 Future Shops across the country Saturday as it begins the consolidation of the electronic stores under the Best Buy Brand. 48 more words


Behind the counter

What is the first thing on your mind as you walk into a mall or shopping center?

     You might think the following:

          “Where are the best deals?” 411 more words

Consumer Behavior

Amazon.com Inc in talks to buy Net-a-Porter, potentially its biggest acquisition yet: report

Amazon.com is in talks to buy online luxury retailer Net-a-porter in what could be the biggest acquisition yet for the e-commerce giant, but the negotiations are in early stages and could fall apart, Forbes reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. 179 more words

FP Tech Desk

Former American Apparel CEO Dov Charney seeking US$40 million in damages

The founder and former chief executive of American Apparel Inc, Dov Charney, plans to file a lawsuit claiming US$40 million in damages for breaches of his employment contract, and more lawsuits are planned, his attorney said on Friday. 385 more words

Retail & Marketing