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Loblaw buying Lifemark for $845 million in cash
Shoppers Drug Mart parent says the acquisition will help grow its healthcare services Lire la suite >>
Walmart to open tech hub in Toronto
Walmart is opening a tech hub in Toronto. The retailer’s tech unit, Walmart Global Tech, has a goal of hiring more than 5,000 tech workers globally this fiscal year. Lire la suite >>
Canadians may want to shop more often to beat « shelflation »
By now, you’ve heard of shrinkflation. It is the illusion of buying the same amount of product when it has in fact shrunk over time. You may be less familiar… Lire la suite >>
Conagra Brands promotes Michael Bryan
Conagra Brands has promoted Michael Bryan to the role of sales director. Lire la suite >>
How some industry execs are managing burnout
After nearly two years of living and working during a pandemic, many Canadians have been enduring extraordinary circumstances leading to increased cases of exhaustion and burnout. Lire la suite >>
George Weston Q3 profit down as it sells Weston Foods
The company recently sold both its frozen bakery and ambient bakery businesses Lire la suite >>
Strong U.S. sales, profit from Walmart on cusp of holiday season
Meanwhile, big-box retailer’s International division reported a $5.9 billion decrease in net sales in the third quarter Lire la suite >>
Sobeys opens flexible store format
Orangeville, Ont. location implements the ‘Flexstore’ concept by Interstore | Schweitzer Lire la suite >>
Produce organizations call for government action on supply chain crisis
With the busier import season set to begin, the organizations warn of (more) increases in food costs for consumers Lire la suite >>
Minimum wage hike likely means higher grocery prices: CFIG
“There’s no grocer out there that can continue to eat operating costs in perpetuity,” says CFIG’s Gary Sands Lire la suite >>
Canadian Dairy Commission recommends 8.4% increase in farm gate milk prices
Crown corporation says higher fees will help offset pandemic-related costs Lire la suite >>
Ontario to boost minimum wage to $15 an hour
Premier Doug Ford’s announcement was met with mixed reactions from labour leaders and business groups Lire la suite >>