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Walmart Canada debuts grocery pickup service in Ottawa

TORONTO — Walmart Canada is launching a grocery pickup service for online orders at 11 Ottawa area stores.

The mass merchant said Friday that it has hired a team of dedicated grocery shoppers to hand pick perishable and non perishable grocery items such as meat and fruit for consumers who place online orders at the participating locations on Walmart.ca. 199 more words

Retail & Marketing

Why does Sears Canada keep losing its CEOs?

TORONTO – Sears Canada Inc. presents an intriguing, if difficult, proposition for an industry headhunter: How can the shrinking retailer’s board lure a talented executive to helm a business whose industry prospects look dim and which has now seen four chief executives leave in the last four years? 830 more words

Retail & Marketing

Whole Foods CEOs apologizes to customers for charging too much in two-minute video

Whole Foods’ two top executives have apologized for overcharging customers.

“Straight up, we made some mistakes and we want to own that,” Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb said in a two-minute video apology alongside John Mackey, the chain’s co-founder. 292 more words


Sears Canada Inc loses yet another CEO, its fourth in four years

TORONTO — Sears Canada Inc. was on the hunt for yet another CEO Thursday with the announcement that Ronald Boire is resigning to run the U.S. 220 more words


Loblaw strike begins at 9 Zehrs and Real Canadian Superstores in Ontario

TORONTO — A strike is under way at nine stores in southwestern Ontario owned by Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Workers walked out at midnight at three Zehrs Great Foods outlets in Windsor and another in nearby Kingsville, and at two Real Canadian Superstore outlets in Windsor and at stores in Chatham, Leamington and Sarnia. 102 more words


Why Indigo Books & Music Inc CEO Heather Reisman believes we are on the cusp of a bricks and mortar renaissance

TORONTO – Despite the glut of store closures, downsizings and outright failures in the retail market, Heather Reisman sees a coming retail renaissance for the bricks and mortar stores that remain enticing enough to keep customers coming through their doors. 996 more words

Retail & Marketing

Jumbo Knit Flags for Old Navy

We’re admitting it: working on client projects is often even more fun than working our own! We’ve put a lot of thought into why this is and the short answer is: the power to bring any idea to life. 385 more words