Starbucks celebrates journey in Canada over the past 30 years

Starbucks celebrates journey in Canada over the past 30 years   Seattle, 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — When Starbucks first store in Canada opened its doors for the first time on March 1, 1987, its success was anything but assured. “In Seattle, we were well established, everybody knew us whether they drank our coffee […]

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PetSmart opened 30 stores across the U.S. and Canada in Q4 2016

Phoenix, 2017-Apr-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today (April 12, 2017) announced it has opened 30 stores across the U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending January 29, 2017. This adds to the 43 new stores opened in the first three quarters, bringing the total number for fiscal year 2016 to 73 new […]

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CANADA: Giant Tiger Stores to open second location in Brampton

OTTAWA, 2017-Apr-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Tiger Stores Limited is pleased to announce the opening of a second location in Brampton. This new store will be located at 499 Main Street South and will occupy approximately 25,000 square feet of retail space. It is scheduled to open on November 4, 2017. “We are […]

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CANADA: Giant Tiger to open its newest location in Nova Scotia on October 21, 2017

OTTAWA, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Tiger Stores Limited is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location in Nova Scotia. This new store in Bedford will be located at 1658 Bedford Highway and will occupy approximately 23,500 square feet of retail space. It is scheduled to open on October 21, 2017. […]

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CANADA: Giant Tiger to open second location in Mississauga on November 4, 2017

CANADA: Giant Tiger to open second location in Mississauga on November 4, 2017   OTTAWA, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Giant Tiger Stores Limited is pleased to announce the opening of a second location in Mississauga. This new store will be located at 1131 Dundas Street West and will occupy approximately 27,300 square feet […]

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Lowe’s Canada introduces on-demand virtual reality skills clinic — Holoroom How To

Preliminary studies by Lowe’s Innovation Labs reveal multi-sensory virtual reality can increase engagement and retention in home improvement education Boucherville (Québec), 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lowe’s Canada is proud to introduce Holoroom How To, an on-demand virtual reality skills clinic and the latest iteration of Lowe’s Innovation Labs’ Holoroom experience, their immersive design […]

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Starbucks® launches Blonde® Espresso Roast in Canada

Starbucks® launches Blonde® Espresso Roast in Canada   Seattle, 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Since 1975, the signature Starbucks® Espresso Roast has been at the heart of Starbucks® handcrafted espresso beverages, known for its intense, caramelly flavor. Starting today (February 15) customers in Canada can experience a new twist on classic beverages with Starbucks® Blonde® Espresso Roast […]

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PetSmart Charities issued more than $11 million in grants to fund no-cost or low-cost spay and neuter surgeries across the United States and Canada

Grants will help facilitate more than 200,000 spay and neuter surgeries in local communities  across North America to proactively prevent unplanned litters and reduce pet homelessness PHOENIX, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Pet overpopulation is a serious issue, but there are solutions.  February is National Spay and Neuter Awareness Month, and leaders in the animal […]

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Nordstrom announces the appointment of Michelle Haggard as VP, regional manager for Canada

Seattle, 2017-Jan-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Nordstrom, Inc. today (January 9, 2017) announced that Michelle Haggard will take on the role of vice president, regional manager for Canada. Karen McKibbin, who previously served as president, Nordstrom Canada, has taken on a new leadership role in the company as president, Nordstrom Rack. “Over the past four […]

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PetSmart opened 20 stores across the U.S. and Canada in third quarter

Phoenix, 2016-Dec-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today (Dec. 14, 2016) announced it has opened 20 stores across the U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending October 31, 2016. This adds to the 23 new stores opened in the first and second quarters, bringing the total number for the year to 43 new […]

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CANADA: Whole Foods Market opens at Victoria, British Columbia

Store features dozens of ‘Island Local’ products, in-store venues run by Victoria-based restaurateurs and 141 team members hired from Vancouver Island VICTORIA, British Columbia, 2016-Nov-02 — /EPR Retail News/ —Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading natural and organic grocer, will open Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Victoria, British Columbia. The 40,000-square-foot store is located in the […]

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Starbucks will be the first retailer in Canada to offer Nitro Cold Brew at scale

Starbucks will be the first retailer in Canada to offer Nitro Cold Brew at scale   Canada, 2016-Oct-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks Canada has announced that Brookfield Place in Toronto is the first location to launch Nitro Cold Brew, with more locations to come across Canada over the next several months. Following the roll out, […]

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PetSmart announces that it has opened 11 new stores in the U.S. and Canada in Q2 2016

Phoenix, 2016-Oct-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart, Inc. today (Oct. 4, 2016) announced that it has opened 11 new stores in the U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending August 1, 2016. This adds to the 12 new stores opened in the first quarter of the year, bringing the total for the year to 23. […]

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RFG Canada Inc. recalls meat and poultry pizza products imported from Canada without benefit of Import Inspection

WASHINGTON, 2016-Sep-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — RFG Canada Inc., a Toronto, Ontario establishment, is recalling approximately 1,250 pounds of meat and poultry pizza products imported from Canada and not presented to FSIS for re-inspection upon entry to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Sept. […]

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Melanie Teed-Murch named President, Toys“R”Us, Canada

Melanie Teed-Murch named President, Toys“R”Us, Canada   WAYNE, NJ and CONCORD, Ontario, 2016-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us, Inc., the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, today (August 29, 2016) announced the appointment of Melanie Teed-Murch as President, Toys“R”Us, Canada, effective September 1. In addition to overseeing the operations and business activities for the […]

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Whole Foods Market stores in Canada launch Apple Pay

AUSTIN, Texas, 2016-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market stores in Canada are now offering Apple Pay, a service that enables shoppers to make mobile payments with an iPhone. “Our customers are going to love the convenience of Apple Pay, which will bring a faster, easier, more secure and private way to make purchases […]

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PetSmart announces opening of 12 new stores in the U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending May 1, 2016

Announces Store Expansion Plans for Remainder of the Year Phoenix , 2016-Jun-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — PetSmart Inc. today announced that it has opened 12 net new stores in the U.S. and Canada for the quarter ending May 1, 2016. PetSmart’s continued expansion of its store footprint in key markets in the U.S. and Canada […]

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Starbucks 10-ounce Mini Frappuccino available for a limited time this summer

SEATTLE, 2016-Jun-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — The 10-ounce Mini Frappuccino is available for a limited time this summer in participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada. Did you know that Frappuccino® blended beverages can be customized more than 36,000 ways? That’s a lot of options. For customers looking for lighter beverage options, Starbucks baristas […]

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Canada: Downtown Langley B.C. Save-On-Foods opens local wine section

The downtown Langley location is the fourth Save-On-Foods to carry a selection of B.C. VQA wines Langley, B.C., 2015-11-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Save-On-Foods location in downtown Langley opened its B.C. VQA wine selection today. The store is the Langley-based chain’s fourth location to carry wine-in-aisles since the province amended its liquor laws in early […]

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CBRE research: Canada is the unrivaled global investor in U.S. real estate

Norway, China, Japan and Germany Major Players in U.S. Market ​Los Angeles, 2015-2-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Canada is the unrivaled global investor in U.S. real estate with nearly $10 billion of direct investments in 2014—ahead of Norway, China, Japan and Germany—according to the latest research from CBRE. Global direct investment in U.S. real estate […]

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Target Corporation to discontinue operating stores in Canada through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Target Canada Co.

Target Canada takes steps to ensure a fair and orderly exit, seeks Court approval to begin liquidation process under the CCAA Company provides update on fourth quarter performance in the U.S. MINNEAPOLIS, 2015-1-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) (the “Company”) announces that it plans to discontinue operating stores in Canada through its indirect […]

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