Canadian Grocer

First Nation in Ontario trying out drones for delivery
An Indigenous community in northeastern Ontario is turning to drones to help lower costs and create jobs. Moose Cree First Nation has teamed up with Toronto-based Drone Delivery Canada to… Lire la suite >>
Serving up good food for all
Most Canadians view themselves as living a healthy lifestyle. In fact, when asked, only 13% said they thought of themselves as not being healthy. While this speaks to the generally positive… Lire la suite >>
B.C. backs Metro Vancouver’s bid for Amazon headquarters
B.C.’s government is contributing $50,000 to support Metro Vancouver’s effort to woo Amazon into selecting the city as the site for its second headquarters. “I want to ensure that Amazon… Lire la suite >>
Metro’s online grocery service comes to Quebec City
Nearly a year after launching its online grocery shopping pickup service and home delivery in Montreal, Metro has expanded the program to Quebec City. Metro shoppers can place an order for pick… Lire la suite >>
Column: Couche-Tard steps on the gas with food-to-go
We look at how Couche-Tard is building out its food-to-go capabilities. Strong first quarter with solid sales and profit growth Couche-Tard’s first quarter merchandise revenues increased by 9.8% to $2.8… Lire la suite >>
What do grocery shoppers want? Low prices, one-stop shops
Amazon made a splash right away as the new owner of Whole Foods, slashing prices Monday on baby kale, avocados and ground beef. That attracted some customers, but whether shoppers… Lire la suite >>
Walmart Canada adding third party sellers to its website
Walmart Canada is looking to strengthen its online presence by adding third-party sellers to its website. The company says it’s starting with 27 sellers, who will be offering products ranging… Lire la suite >>
Sobeys Extra arrives in Brandon
Sobeys has opened a Sobeys Extra store in Brandon, Man. The 62,500-sq.-ft. supermarket opened July 14 and is located in a former Target store at Shoppers Mall. Sobeys operated a… Lire la suite >>
Metro moves in to West Queen West
The location was chosen because “we believed that this growing and vibrant urban market was void of a high-quality, fresh-focused food store,” said Joe Fusco, senior vice-president of Metro, in… Lire la suite >>
The Beer Store pilots home delivery in east-end Toronto, Ottawa
A year after launching its click-and-collect service, The Beer Store is testing a store-to-door delivery service in Toronto’s east end and Ottawa. Lire la suite >>
Iögo takes aim at the afternoon munchies with protein-packed yogurt
Ultima Foods has introduced a line of protein-packed Greek yogurt its positioning as a way to satisfy those mid-day hunger pangs. Promoted as a “guilt-free, healthy afternoon snack option,” Iögo Proteine… Lire la suite >>
Costco opens first Canadian Business Centre store
Costco Wholesale is returning to its roots. The membership-only warehouse club has opened its first Costco Business Centre in Canada to reconnect with business owners —  the segment its business was… Lire la suite >>