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Canadian Push 11-26-14


U.S. Retailers changing Holiday Shopping across Canada - Fully embracing 'Black Friday' with 61% planning to shop  Canadians have now fully embraced the U.S. shopping phenomenon of Black Friday, which has long been when holiday sales in the U.S. began in earnest. About one in five Canadian retailers are planning a dedicated Black Friday sale this year, and a recent survey from Accenture found that 61 per cent of Canadian shoppers are planning to hit the stores that day too. The shopping landscape has changed so much in recent years, Black Friday is beginning to overshadow Boxing Day (day after Christmas) he said, getting people out to stores earlier.

Calgary retail space demand reaches all time high - 50 projects - 12.1 million square feet in planning  "Alberta, and Calgary in particular, has become the 'poster child' market for affluence, consumer spending, employment growth, nation-leading incomes and abundant population growth - all the necessary ingredients for a healthy and robust retail economy," said the report.

Canadian retailers are getting their butts kicked online by U.S. retailers
Fresh estimates suggest the likes of Amazon, Walmart and Apple among others whose owners reside south of the border are collecting most of the money we spend making online purchases. That trio alone takes in about half of the $21.6 billion in Canadian e-commerce sales annually, according to some estimates. Add in computer maker Dell alongside other big U.S. sellers of electronics and general merchandise who operate in Canada, such as Staples, Costco and Best Buy, and the total share of the billions being spent online this holiday season swings heavily in favour of retailers with U.S.-based addresses.

Reitmans closing 107 Smart Set stores - converting some
The Montreal-based clothing company will convert 76 of those stores to its other brands, while 31 will be closed. Reitmans also operates stores under the banners Reitmans, RW & Co., Penningtons, Thyme and Addition Elle.

Upscale retailer Simons opening 5 new stores

Whole Foods CEO Confirms Aggressive Canadian Expansion - Currently has 10 opening 30 more

Drug addiction behind armed robberies in Saskatoon

Riverview convenience store robbed by man wielding knife

Shubenacadie pharmacy robbed with hypodermic needle

Electric guitar stolen from Tom Lee Music in Langley

Thieves used forklift to steal $25,000 spa

Armed robbers steal 25 iPhones from Rogers in Winnipeg

Westmount pharmacy held up in Montreal

Sunday's Pharmacy Robbery third in Saskatoon so far this fall
Saskatoon police are looking for the man who robbed a pharmacy in River Heights on Sunday night. The man, described as about six-feet tall with a medium to large build, walked into a drugstore in a strip mall at Assiniboine Drive and Warman Road around 11 p.m. and went directly to the pharmacy, where he demanded drugs, police stated in a release. No weapon was shown or seen by the staff. The man then left on foot with an undetermined amount of narcotics. His direction of travel was not observed. A police canine unit and several patrol units were dispatched to the area, but could not locate the suspect, police said. Two other Saskatoon pharmacies were robbed of narcotics recently. On Oct. 31, a man with a scarf over his face robbed a pharmacy in the Stonebridge neighborhood. Nearly two weeks earlier, on Oct. 19, a man with a neck warmer pulled up over his face robbed a pharmacy in the Sutherland area.

Canadian Push 11-26-14
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