February 10, 2015

Landlords holding the leases of Target Canada stores reportedly are requesting that Ontario Superior Court put Target Canada into full bankruptcy.

February 5, 2015

Three of the nation’s largest asset disposition companies were the successful bidders in the race to liquidate inventory at Target’s 133 Canadian locations.

January 20, 2015

Sears Canada is reaching out to Target’s Canadian employees.

January 16, 2015

In reviewing Target’s troubled expansion into Canada, Kantar Retail breaks down the misfires into a finance-operations model:

January 15, 2015

Target is calling it quits in Canada. The retailer said is closing down its money-losing Target Canada business. The chain previously indicated it would review its Canadian subsidiary, which launched with great fanfare in March 2013, after the 2014 holiday season.

October 17, 2014

Target Canada is opening three new stores Oct. 17, located in Ottawa, Ont; Sheridan Centre in Mississauga, Ont. and Polo Park in Winnipeg, Man.

September 25, 2014

Kmart Corp. will close at least eight stores by the end of 2014 as part of broader cost-cutting moves by parent company Sears Holding Corp.

September 23, 2014

Target Canada is aggressively repositioning to drive its price value, according to a basket pricing study by Kantar Retail.

September 11, 2014

Dollarama Inc. reported net earnings of $68.9 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2015, up 15% from $59.8 million in the same quarter of the prior fiscal year.

August 1, 2014

Target opens three new stores in Canada Aug. 1 and plans three more new Canadian stores later in the fall.

July 8, 2014

Sears and Kmart will allow pick up of Sears.com or Kmart.com orders at any of each other's more than 2,000 U.S. stores.

May 20, 2014

In a management shakeup, Target Corp. has replaced Tony Fisher, president of its troubled Canadian operations, with 15-year company veteran Mark Schindele, effective immediately.

April 14, 2014

Dollarama Inc. has named Johanne Choinière as COO, effective May 12.

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.