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Newfoundland and Labrador says soft drink tax coming in 2022 will be Canada's first
Ready-to-drink beverages, concentrated drink mixtures and dispensed beverages like slushies and fountain sodas will all be subject to the tax.
With hours before deadline, Liberals reshape pandemic aid to businesses, workers
Unemployment remains high, companies face labour shortages and some sectors are further from recovery, which is prompting the government to target aid based on need.
Keurig Dr Pepper Canada welcomes Tebbie Chuchla to its leadership team
As, VP, marketing she is responsible for leading the company’s brand activation strategies for the entire Canadian product portfolio.
Instacart expands in Quebec
Delivery service now available to more than 90% of Canadian households.
Saskatchewan expands proof of vaccine or negative test mandate to include fast food outlets and retail liquor stores
Convenience and gas with foodservice, take note.
McDougall Energy acquires Hamilton, Ont.-based Vieira Fuels
Move expands company's footprint in new region.
Canadian retail class action fights high interchange fees
The lawsuits allege a conspiracy in setting higher interchange fees paid by merchants to accept Visa and Mastercard credit cards.
Yumy Bear Candy hires quality assurance expert
Better-for-you candy company gearing up for growth.
Couche-Tard among the best employers in the world, according to Forbes
25 Canadian companies made the annual global ranking.
Grace Caputo takes on the role of chief growth officer at Payment Source
Caputo is a 2020 Star Women in Convenience winner.
Reliance Retail to open 7-Eleven outlets in India
Parent company Seven & i Holdings is expanding across Asia, where convenience stores are replacing local grocers.
OPW names Warren Day as new VP and GM
Day was the GM for ICS, a recent OPW acquisition.
Flyers, coupons and discounts: 'Sticker shock' changing how Canadians buy food
Shipping, labour and other input costs are projected to remain high, driving up prices.
MacEwen acquires Jack Smith Fuels
Move expands MacEwen's footprint in western Ontario.
Alimentation Couche -Tard buys 6.3 million shares from co founder for $300 million
Bouchard and three other founders agreed to let 25-year-old stock rights that gave them control of the company expire.
MTY Food Group reports higher third quarter sales and profits amid customer rebound
456 locations were temporarily closed for at least one day during the quarter, resulting in approximately 19,300 business days lost.
NACS 2021: Reimagining the future of convenience
Industry leaders in the U.S. discuss preparing for the future now.
CICC calls on Ontario to allow convenience stores to sell local craft beer, wine, coolers
Proposal designed to support local businesses and provide choice.
Couche-Tard, Fire & Flower to expand co-location pilot
Cannabis retail stores to open adjacent to existing Circle K stores in new markets across Canada.
Advil Cold & Sinus Day/Night blister packs recalled due to labelling error
Some nighttime tablets labelled as daytime, which could have health consequences.
Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan increase minimum wage
Increases tied to the rate of inflation.
Small businesses face threats, backlash as vaccine passports take effect
"Pouring your life into something, only to watch people tear it down over something you have no control over must be immensely frustrating.''
Nearly three-quarters of consumers (72%) prefer to shop at food retailers with sustainable or ethical practices: Study
New Deloitte report shows sustainability’s importance to consumers continues to rise.
Procter & Gamble, Nespresso join pledge to cut emissions
Consumer goods business Other new members include computer-maker HP, telecoms company Together, the companies aim to cut nearly 2 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide by 2040— more than 5% of the current global total.
Montreal group achieves low carbon Avgas
This represents one of the first productions of sustainable aviation fuel PtL (Power to Liquids) in North America.
Jean-Paul Eleizegui joins Yumy Bear Goods
He is director of sales for the makers of low-sugar plant-based confectionery.