Retail trends

Cannabis Retail Market Trends

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Although cannabis for recreational use has been legal for three months, dispensaries across the main provinces will have to wait until April 1, 2019, to set up shop. In the meantime, private independent cannabis companies…

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Why The Luxury Retail Segment Is Exploding In Canada

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The Canadian luxury retail market is red hot right now. Indeed, there has has been an increase of upscale brands opening flagship stores in major cities (especially Toronto and Vancouver) over the last three years,…

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The Rise of Grocerytainment

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These days the grocery store has become much more than just a place to buy food and household goods.   It’s now a social gathering place – and in some cases even a place to…

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How To Use Scarcity To Increase Sales

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You have probably noticed that some retail stores and restaurants limit the number of items they have in stock, the number of tables they can serve or even their opening hours. Such creates “scarcity”, and…

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Clicks to Bricks: Why Do Online Retailers Go Physical?

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There is recent phenomenon which is sometimes called “clicks to bricks”. In other words: online retailers building physical stores. A report by Jones Lang LaSalle points that digitally native brands such as Casper, Adore Me…

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How To Convince Ecommerce Retailers To Open In Your Location And How To Work With Them

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Three years ago, Frank And Oak made some noise by opening shops in several Canadian malls. The Montreal-based digital native apparel retailer which specializes in millennial fashion opened stores at CF Carrefour Laval in Laval,…

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