RioCan, one building at a time!

RioCan (TSE: REI.UN) embarks on a mixed-use project considered one of the most ambitious in Canada RioCan (TSE: REI.UN) is developing a huge real estate project in the heart of Toronto called Well. The $ 1 billion Well project will span a 7.8-acre multi-development area that includes residences, offices and […]

Metro prepares to face stiff competition

In the context of the Canadian retail trade, the Metro grocery store (TSE: MRU) acknowledges the strong pressure from the market and from its competitors. Indeed, important challenges such as new rivals and the minimum wage increase are important issues ahead. According to Éric La Flèche, Metro’s CEO, these challenges […]

Possible Sale Of Toys”R”Us Canada

With the approval of US courts, Toys”R”Us is preparing to liquidate its inventory in the United States. Despite the likely closure of US stores, Canadian stores continue their normal operations. “Toys” R “Us Canada is run from Canada and operates independently of US operations, while continuing to be a stable […]

Sears closes its last stores in Canada!

After 65 years in Canada, the retailer is forced to close all of its stores across the country, leaving nearly 12 000 employees out of work. As a result of many factors, including the rise of online commerce and the increasingly competitive marketplace, Sears declared bankruptcy last year. The company […]

A Good Year for Canadian Shopping Centers in 2017

Major investments in recent years are starting to pay off in Canadian shopping centers. The retail giants continue to outperform their US counterparts despite significant challenges. With the rapid growth of e-commerce, shopping centers need to use new strategies to attract consumers. In recent years, significant changes have been made: […]