July 9, 2015

Ikea Canada announced the national rollout of electric vehicle charging stations at each of its 12 stores across Canada.

May 14, 2015

Ikea is thinking small in Canada. Ikea Canada is testing a new concept, a “pick-up-point” store, in London, Ontario, and Quebec City.

May 11, 2015

Lowe's Canada has reached an agreement to acquire the leases of 13 former Target Canada locations and to purchase Target's distribution center in Milton, Ontario, for a total purchase price of about $125 million.

May 8, 2015

Walmart Canada has reached agreements to acquire one distribution center, 12 store leases and one owned property formerly held by Target Canada, for an aggregate of approximately $165 million Canadian ($136.3 million).

February 10, 2015

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

November 19, 2014

Cabela’s Inc. is expanding into new markets, with plans to open a store in Gainesville, Virginia, and Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

 

October 31, 2014

Canadian consumer electronics retailer Future Shop, a subsidiary of Best Buy, will open its third small-format store, in Cornwall, Ontario, in November.

August 21, 2014

Cushman & Wakefield has been appointed retail leasing agent for 100 Bloor Street West, a major shopping mecca in Toronto.

June 26, 2014

Target announced that all 124 store locations it has opened across Canada in 2013 have been awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

June 20, 2014

Walmart Canada has appointed an executive from Delhaize Group, Dirk Van den Berghe, as president and CEO, effective Aug. 1.

May 13, 2014

Chico's FAS Inc. will bring its namesake brand to Canada, opening three stores in Ontario in August.

May 5, 2014

On Wednesday, nearly 54 years after its founding in Ypsilanti, Michigan, Domino's Pizza will open the doors to its 11,000th store, in Brantford, Ontario.

March 27, 2014

EBay Enterprise, an EBay company, will open a new fulfillment center in Ontario, Canada, in second quarter 2014.

March 4, 2014

Founded as a “cook your own steak” restaurant in an abandoned gas station in 1974, Quaker Steak & Lube has evolved into one of the nation’s most up-and-coming casual-dining chains, renowned for its award-winning chicken wings and flavorful — make that hot — sauces. But as much as the food offerings have changed at “The Lube,” the brand remains true to its gas station and vintage car-loving roots.

February 14, 2014

Davaco, a provider of high-volume programs and implementation services for global brands, announced that the company’s Canadian offices have relocated to a new space in Woodbridge, Ontario.

January 15, 2014

Nordstrom plans to open a full-line store in the heart of downtown Toronto, at Toronto Eaton Centre.

November 14, 2013

Ikea Canada announced it has purchased a 46 megawatt wind farm in Pincher Creek, Alberta.

September 26, 2013

Staples Canada announced its sustainability achievements for the second quarter of 2013, including a 9% drop in energy consumption (over the year-ago period).

September 16, 2013

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has approved Loblaw Cos.’ acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart.

September 6, 2013

Target Corporation will open 23 new stores in Canada this fall, including its first stores in Quebec and Nova Scotia, along with additional Ontario locations in Ottawa and surrounding area.

July 25, 2013

Cabela’s Inc. on Thursday announced it will open four new markets in 2014: Acworth, Ga., Augusta, Ga.; Missoula, Mont.; and Barrie, Ontario (Canada). The outdoor goods retailer also reported that its second-quarter net income surged 31% on a 10.5% rise in same-store sales.

July 15, 2013

Loblaw Companies Limited announced it will acquire Shoppers Drug Mart in a deal worth about $11.9 billion, merging the Canadian grocery and drug retailers.

July 8, 2013

A "Sears Hometown" store owner in Woodstock, Ontario (Canada), has launched a class action lawsuit on behalf of approximately 260 Sears Hometown dealers across Canada against Sears Canada and its American affiliate, Sears.

July 8, 2013

Target plans to open the doors to an additional 20 stores in Canada between July 16 and July 30.