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April 9, 2014

Dollarama Inc. reported an increase in sales, net earnings and same-store sales for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014, compared to the same periods in the prior year.

January 29, 2014

Target Corp. announced that it will continue its Canadian expansion in 2014 by adding another nine locations to the 124 Target stores now open in all 10 provinces.

November 6, 2013

Kmart will offer lease-to-own financing at stores nationwide this holiday season.

October 24, 2013

Target Corp. is making a big online push for the holidays, including expanding its in-store pick-up program for products ordered online to all of its U.S. stores by Nov. 1 (the service is now available in about half of the chain’s locations).

October 15, 2013

Sears and Kmart are offering members of the Shop Your Way loyalty program a variety of new services for the holidays.

August 12, 2013

Stephane Gonthier, COO of Canadian dollar store chain Dollarama Inc., is leaving that company to take the role of president and CEO at 99 Cents Only Stores.

July 8, 2013

Target plans to open the doors to an additional 20 stores in Canada between July 16 and July 30.

June 28, 2013

Target announced plans to open new stores in Fresno and Rocklin, Calif., in March 2014.

June 13, 2013

Five Below Inc. reported Wednesday a profit of $1.6 million, compared with a loss of $1.2 million in the year-ago period.

May 6, 2013

Target announced the soft opening dates for 24 locations in Western Canada, with 22 stores opening on May 7 and two opening on May 14.

March 6, 2013

Fast Company magazine and Target are sponsoring a competition, the Target Retail Accelerator, that will award $75,000 to a developer who creates the best new mobile app or mobile website for the retailer.

February 27, 2013

Target Corp. reported a profit of $961 million for the fourth quarter, down from $981 million in the year-ago period.

December 17, 2012

Target announced plans to open a 140,000-sq.-ft. store in Pomona, Calif., in October 2013.

November 27, 2012

Target will sponsor a tour across Canada that will visit more than 20 communities ahead of the planned opening of its stores in the country, the retailer said Tuesday.

October 10, 2012

Walmart Canada said it will complete 30 real estate projects by the end of October, including two supercenter conversions and 28 new stores totaling 2.4 million sq. ft. of retail space.

August 15, 2012

Target Corp. reported that profit for the second quarter remained essentially flat at $704 million.

July 27, 2012

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Co. said it will shutter most of the remaining 64 Zellers stores that aren’t being converted to Target locations.

May 17, 2012

Sears Holdings Corp. reported that it generated a profit of $189 million for the quarter ended April 28, after losing $170 million in the same period last year.

March 29, 2012

Target Corp. announced the location of its first 12 stores in Quebec.

March 20, 2012

StoreBoard Media announced that its licensee, StoreBoard Media Canada, has added Staples Canada and Zellers to its in-store billboard network, which offers marketers an opportunity to advertise their brands on security pedestals located at entranceways and in other high-traffic areas of stores.

March 8, 2012

Target Corp. will complete remodels at more than 100 general merchandise Target stores by March 25.

March 5, 2012

Canadian discount store chain The Bargain! Shop said that it will acquire 10 retail locations from Hudson's Bay Co.’s closing Fields banner, effective Aug. 1.

February 23, 2012

Target Corp. reported that profit for the quarter ended Jan. 28 slid 5.2% to $981 million amid heavy holiday promotional activity.

February 16, 2012

A spokesman for Sears Holdings Corp. said that the owner of Sears and Kmart stores is cutting 100 jobs at its headquarters in Hoffman Estates, Ill.

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