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  • May 11, 2021

 

The retail sector has been hit hardest by job-shedding in the COVID-19 pandemic, with stricter restrictions on the operation of non-essential stores implemented in April in Ontario, Alberta and several regions of Quebec, according to the national statistics gathering agency. Included in those losses is Joyce Garant, a beauty adviser for Clinique makeup and skin care at Hudson's Bay department store in Windsor, Ont., seen in an undated handout self-portrait. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Joyce Garant, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

‘Will I ever have the money to pay bills?’ Retail worker faces third layoff in April

‘Will I ever have the money to pay bills?’ Retail worker faces third layoff in April

 

Retail giants like Amazon have done well during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves, File)

Insider CEO to Ponoka chamber: ‘the world is changing’

Artificial intelligence, drone delivery, hybrid services could be the future of retail

 

A Dollarama store is seen in Montreal on June 11, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A Dollarama store is seen in Montreal on June 11, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
(Black Press file photo).
(Black Press file photo).
Toronto's Eaton Centre shopping mall is shown on Saturday December 19, 2020. Statistics Canada says retail sales fell for the second consecutive month in January as many non-essential retailers were forced to restrict in-person shopping due to the pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Retail sales fall 1.1 per cent in January to $52.5B: Statistics Canada

Retail sales fall 1.1 per cent in January to $52.5B: Statistics Canada

Toronto's Eaton Centre shopping mall is shown on Saturday December 19, 2020. Statistics Canada says retail sales fell for the second consecutive month in January as many non-essential retailers were forced to restrict in-person shopping due to the pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young
A Canadian Tire store is shown in Levis, Que., Monday, May 9, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot

Canadian Tire closing all National Sports stores amid higher-than-expected revenues

Affected employees to be placed within the retailer’s family of stores

A Canadian Tire store is shown in Levis, Que., Monday, May 9, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jacques Boissinot
Retailers say COVID-19 lockdowns and ongoing economic uncertainty have impacted consumer enthusiasm for Valentine’s Day. (Photo contributed)

Candy, supermarket flowers and takeout on the couch: A pandemic Valentine’s Day

Canadian Federation of Independent Business urges people to consider buying locally

Retailers say COVID-19 lockdowns and ongoing economic uncertainty have impacted consumer enthusiasm for Valentine’s Day. (Photo contributed)
Catalyst Capital Group Inc. wants to take over Hudson’s Bay Co. in a Nov. 27, 2019 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Hudson’s Bay teams up with Neo Financial to offer new Hudson’s Bay MasterCard

Working to improve company’s digital offerings and customer experience

Catalyst Capital Group Inc. wants to take over Hudson’s Bay Co. in a Nov. 27, 2019 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Swain’s General Store employee Farrah Springfield, left, assists customer Mauricio Pena of Port Angeles with a purchase on Saturday in Port Angeles.

Alberta retail sales down nearly 3% in 2020, says Statistics Canada

Retail numbers not good news but “retail apocalaypse” avoided, says ATB Financial

  • Jan 28, 2021
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Swain’s General Store employee Farrah Springfield, left, assists customer Mauricio Pena of Port Angeles with a purchase on Saturday in Port Angeles.
A man wears a face mask as he walks by a storefront window advertising after Christmas sales on Boxing Day in Montreal, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. Statistics Canada says retail sales climbed 1.3 per cent to $55.2 billion in November, rising for the seventh straight month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Retail sales rise 1.3 per cent to $55.2 billion in November as online shopping surges

Retail sales rise 1.3 per cent to $55.2 billion in November as online shopping surges

A man wears a face mask as he walks by a storefront window advertising after Christmas sales on Boxing Day in Montreal, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. Statistics Canada says retail sales climbed 1.3 per cent to $55.2 billion in November, rising for the seventh straight month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
A man wears a face mask as he walks by a storefront window advertising after Christmas sales on Boxing Day in Montreal, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. Statistics Canada says retail sales climbed 1.3 per cent to $55.2 billion in November, rising for the seventh straight month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
A man wears a face mask as he walks by a storefront window advertising after Christmas sales on Boxing Day in Montreal, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. Statistics Canada says retail sales climbed 1.3 per cent to $55.2 billion in November, rising for the seventh straight month. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
A Hudson's Bay Company sign is shown in downtown Toronto, Wednesday July 16, 2008. A lawyer for the Hudson's Bay Co. says Ontario’s regulations forcing some retailers to close while others with similar merchandise remain open are “irrational and arbitrary.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ontario court hears HBC’s request for review of regulations keeping retailer closed

Ontario court hears HBC’s request for review of regulations keeping retailer closed

A Hudson's Bay Company sign is shown in downtown Toronto, Wednesday July 16, 2008. A lawyer for the Hudson's Bay Co. says Ontario’s regulations forcing some retailers to close while others with similar merchandise remain open are “irrational and arbitrary.” THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Rich and Anya Knebel, of the Penhold IGA

Penhold grocer shares sweet start to family-focused career

From filling candy bags at his father’s knee, Rich Knebel creates career putting customers first

  • Oct 26, 2020
Rich and Anya Knebel, of the Penhold IGA
A Le Chateau retail store is shown in Montreal on Wednesday July 13, 2016. Le Chateau Inc. says it is seeking court protection from creditors under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act to allow it to liquidate its assets and wind down its operations.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Clothing retailer Le Chateau obtains CCAA protection, plans to close its doors

Clothing retailer Le Chateau obtains CCAA protection, plans to close its doors

A Le Chateau retail store is shown in Montreal on Wednesday July 13, 2016. Le Chateau Inc. says it is seeking court protection from creditors under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act to allow it to liquidate its assets and wind down its operations.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

‘Ghost town’ in the PATH as retailers in downtown indoor networks wait out COVID-19

‘Ghost town’ in the PATH as retailers in downtown indoor networks wait out COVID-19

Hudson's Bay Co. holds its annual meeting of shareholders in Toronto on June 3, 2016. Two landlords of the Hudson’s Bay Co. are suing the retailer for unpaid rent, alleging the iconic department store that anchors shopping malls across Canada hasn’t paid its bills at multiple locations since April. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Landlords sue Hudson’s Bay for unpaid rent, retailer says malls aren’t ‘first class’

Landlords sue Hudson’s Bay for unpaid rent, retailer says malls aren’t ‘first class’

Hudson's Bay Co. holds its annual meeting of shareholders in Toronto on June 3, 2016. Two landlords of the Hudson’s Bay Co. are suing the retailer for unpaid rent, alleging the iconic department store that anchors shopping malls across Canada hasn’t paid its bills at multiple locations since April. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov
‘Just go online:’ Quest for omnichannel retail model falls flat for some customers

‘Just go online:’ Quest for omnichannel retail model falls flat for some customers

‘Just go online:’ Quest for omnichannel retail model falls flat for some customers

‘Just go online:’ Quest for omnichannel retail model falls flat for some customers
A radiant heater, used on restaurant patios and at outdoor venues, is seen on a workbench at Sunbelt Rentals in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, as businesses look for solutions to extend their season during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Online shopping, ‘lifestyle changes’ spur retail revolution, supply chain bottlenecks

Retail e-commerce sales soared to an all-time high in July

A radiant heater, used on restaurant patios and at outdoor venues, is seen on a workbench at Sunbelt Rentals in Ottawa, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, as businesses look for solutions to extend their season during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Retail sales ‘hit a wall’ in July after two months of significant gains

Retail sales ‘hit a wall’ in July after two months of significant gains

Retail sales ‘hit a wall’ in July after two months of significant gains

Retail sales ‘hit a wall’ in July after two months of significant gains