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The Rise of Pay to Play Retailers

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Pay-to-play retailers, often referred to as “members-only” stores have come a long way. Historically the concept of purchasing membership to access specific retail environments was limited to warehouse clubs. Today, various retailers are using this…

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Why Retailers Of All Sizes Are Investing In Innovation Labs

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In an increasingly digital world, retailers are exploring new ways to disrupt the system and grab the attention of customers. One popular choice in recent times has been retail innovation labs.   Why are retailers…

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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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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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