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Ontario should heed lessons of other provinces for new beer system: experts

As the Ontario government prepares to move ahead with its plans to overhaul the province’s Read more

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Healthier snacks, beverages driving revenue for PepsiCo

Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo has been evolving to meet consumer demand for healthier snacks and beverages, Read more


Red Bull Canada launches music festival can

In celebration of Red Bull Music Festival’s return to Montréal and Toronto, Red Bull Energy Read more

PepsiCo inches closers to ‘circular economy’ for packaging

PepsiCo is pushing forward with major sustainability efforts in the water category to further minimize plastic Read more

H2O to go: Water sales increasing across convenience channels

  As far as choice goes, there’s never been a better time to be a Read more

Ontario to issue 50 new cannabis store licences: What could this mean for c-stores?

Ontario is set to get 50 more cannabis stores starting in October, and applicants will have Read more


Industry News

Discount retailer Miniso Canada granted creditor protection by B.C. court

The Canadian operations of Chinese discount retailer Miniso have secured creditor protection through an order Read more


Couche-Tard strategic plan aims to double net profit in five years

Quebec convenience store giant Alimentation Couche-Tard aims to double its net earnings in the next five Read more

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Paradies Lagardère opens a second Relay store at YQB

Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) is opening a second Relay convenience store by Read more

Employee training must-dos

Training is the most important element of the foundation on which to build a retail Read more

‘Contradiction there:’ Manitoba eyes looser holiday shopping rules

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister is considering whether to loosen a law that limits holiday store Read more

Millennials offer up opportunity for convenience retailers

Millennials (individuals born between 1980 and 2000, or those who are currently between the ages Read more


Articles Retailer Focus

Producers still cautious despite higher Q2 expectations on stronger oil prices

Higher oil prices are expected to boost cash flow for the large Canadian crude producers Read more

B.C. gasoline prices rose with land costs but full differentials unexplained: report

Gasoline prices in British Columbia have risen in line with land costs and credit card processing Read more

Collision with vehicle in car wash claims life of Calgary gas bar owner

The owner of a Calgary gas station is dead after emergency authorities say it appears Read more

Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies pay for climate change

Vancouver city council has voted in favour of a motion that demands global fossil fuel Read more

Most fuel suppliers won’t release profit margin details to B.C. gas price probe

Most gas suppliers in British Columbia are refusing to share how they set prices at the Read more

Ottawa’s carbon pricing law valid, Ontario’s top court rules

Ontario’s top court has ruled the federal government’s carbon charge is constitutionally sound. In a split decision, Read more



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