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Canadian clothing companies lack awareness of child labour risks: Report

Canadian clothing companies lack awareness of child labour risks: Report

OTTAWA — The Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise says Canadian clothing companies have limited awareness about whether child labour could be being used in their global supply chains.
Hudson's Bay to close two Alberta department stores this summer amid 'market changes'

Hudson's Bay to close two Alberta department stores this summer amid 'market changes'

EDMONTON — Hudson's Bay is shuttering two department stores in Alberta, saying the decision reflects market changes and the company's vision for the future.
McArthurGlen's Vancouver outlet mall to expand

McArthurGlen's Vancouver outlet mall to expand

Revenues surpassing those in 2019 as new stores set to open
Gasoline prices fuel Canadian retail sales

Gasoline prices fuel Canadian retail sales

Sales for automotive and household fuels jumped 23.8 per cent year-over-year in November
Nike sues Lululemon over alleged footwear patent infringement

Nike sues Lululemon over alleged footwear patent infringement

Challenge is over Lululemon's sale of its Blissfeel, Chargefeel Low, Chargefeel Mid and Strongfeel shoes
Vancouver luggage seller Monos finds success, shifts to omni-channel

Vancouver luggage seller Monos finds success, shifts to omni-channel

Fast-growing Vancouver luggage brand Monos plans to open its first permanent store, at 2131 West 4th Avenue, in May, follow that up with a location in Toronto by the end of 2023, and roll out stores across North America.
Untrained disassembly and poor communication linked to fatal B.C. ammonia release

Untrained disassembly and poor communication linked to fatal B.C. ammonia release

Home Depot gave personal data to Meta without valid customer consent: watchdog

Home Depot gave personal data to Meta without valid customer consent: watchdog

OTTAWA — The federal privacy watchdog says Home Depot shared details from electronic receipts with Meta, which operates the Facebook social media platform, without the knowledge or consent of customers.
Best Buy trims jobs as sales of electronics slump following pandemic surge

Best Buy trims jobs as sales of electronics slump following pandemic surge

Best Buy, one of the country's largest consumer electronics retailers, is laying off about 0.7 per cent of its workforce, estimated to be about 700 employees.
Hudson's Bay to shed 2% of corporate workforce amid 'strategic realignment'

Hudson's Bay to shed 2% of corporate workforce amid 'strategic realignment'

TORONTO — Hudson's Bay is laying off two per cent of its corporate workforce, estimated to be about 250 employees, largely within Canada.
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