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May 1, 2014

Having the potential for growth that exceeds the capability of your existing systems is a good problem to have, but it is still a problem. Groupe Dynamite, a fast-fashion women’s apparel retailer based in Montreal, faced that very challenge in early 2010.

January 7, 2014

Technology-enabled customer disruption is not strictly the province of retailers. Montreal’s public transportation authority, Société de transport de Montréal (STM), is in the midst of a successful pilot of a loyalty program that uses advanced geolocation and real-time mobile messaging to disrupt the public transportation customer experience.

December 2, 2013

A must-see fashion exhibit at The Brooklyn Museum in New York City is doing double duty, offering a retrospective of the 30-year-plus career of avant-garde designer Jean Paul Gaultier, while also providing a showcase for a collection of show-stealing, crowd-pleasing mannequins. But what do mannequins in a museum exhibit have to do with retail?

November 5, 2013

Canadian footwear retailer Groupe Yellow has selected the Epicor Retail Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to support the organization’s retail operations.

October 3, 2013

Simon Property Group, SmartCentres and Calloway REIT hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Oct. 2 to begin construction of Premium Outlets Montreal, the second Premium Outlet Center in Canada.

October 2, 2013

Simon Property Group, SmartCentres and Calloway REIT hosted a ground-breaking ceremony on Wednesday to begin the construction of Premium Outlets Montreal, the second Premium Outlet Center in Canada.

October 2, 2013

Simon Property Group, SmartCentres and Calloway REIT hosted a ground-breaking ceremony on Wednesday to begin the construction of Premium Outlets Montreal, the second Premium Outlet Center in Canada.

September 30, 2013

Luxury jewelry store operator Birks & Mayors Inc. announced that effective Oct. 1, its corporate name will be changed to Birks Group Inc. and its ticker symbol will be changed to BGI.

September 19, 2013

Ikea announced the completion of North America's largest Ikea location, in Ville St. Laurent.

August 27, 2013

Provigo, a division of Canada’s Loblaw Cos., has opened the second location under its new Provigo Le Marché banner, a flagship in the Montreal suburb of Kirkland. The 82,000-sq.-ft. store combines the convenience and variety of a full-service supermarket with a food market-styled layout. It offers an expanded range of fresh products, and gives center stage to local and regional items.

August 23, 2013

Pathlight Capital, part of Sycamore Partners, said it will serve as the administrative and co-collateral agent on a $28 million secured term loan facility to Montreal-based jewelry retailer Birks & Mayors.

February 19, 2013

Simons, Canada’s eclectic and fashion-forward department store retailer, received top honors in Chain Store Age’s 31st annual Retail Store of the Year design competition.

November 27, 2012

Loyalty programs may be commonplace across the retail industry, but few are capable of rewarding members on a personal level. Société de transport de Montréal (STM) may not be a retailer, but retail chains can learn a valuable lesson from how the transportation company rewards individual consumers for their loyalty.

October 30, 2012

RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust and Tanger Factory Outlet Centers announced Tuesday they will acquire two outlet centers in the Montreal area.

June 5, 2012

Canadian specialty apparel retailer Reitmans broadens its appeal with a new store environment designed to appeal to a younger and more fashion-focused shopper while also engaging the existing customer base.

May 8, 2012

Ikea said that it has begun construction on the expansion of its current Montreal store to what will be its largest store in North America.

December 16, 2011

A survey released by e-commerce visitor feedback analytics firm iPerceptions found that, despite online retail sales being up, online retailers are missing out on revenue opportunities.

November 18, 2011

DavidsTea is on an upward trajectory as it introduces new business channels and expands operations. Its well-designed, inviting stores, which sell 150 varieties of tea and related accessories, are bringing specialty tea to the mainstream and winning over converts in the process.

February 1, 2011

Barneys Co-Op, in Brooklyn, N.Y., won top honors in Chain Store Age’s 29th annual Store of the Year Retail Design Competition, which attracted entries from around the globe.

October 11, 2010

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded Food Lion with its 2010 Montreal Protocol Award, a...

September 29, 2010

PBS Real Estate announced that Samuelsohn, a Montreal-based premium tailored menswear brand, has signed a...

December 4, 2008

Montreal-based Multidev Technologies Inc., principal provider of fully integrated business solutions for the retail industry,...

August 31, 2008

The Joker’s wild this Halloween season—wildly popular that is. Dave Huffman, president of ...

July 22, 2008

Irwin Kramer, Chairman and CEO of iCongo, Inc., recently announced the promotion of Steven Kramer...

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