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HelloFresh adding 1,000 tech jobs
The meal-kit service says the new employees will be based out of five major cities including Toronto Lire la suite >>
Yumy Bear Candy hires new director of sales
Jean-Paul Eleizegui joins the company as it prepares to scale operations across the country Lire la suite >>
Andrea Watson tapped to lead FreshWagon
In addition to her new role as CEO, Watson will continue to oversee entrepreneurial venture Nature Knows Lire la suite >>
Private label sees big gains in grocery (Report)
NielsenIQ data shows private-label sales grew by 10% in Q1 2021 Lire la suite >>
Statistics Canada says retail sales up overall, grocery sales down in June
Canadians increased spending overall as public health restrictions were eased in many parts of the country Lire la suite >>
Lassonde warns of inflationary pressure after delivering Q2 results
The Canada-based manufacturer of name brand and private-label beverages is up against labour and transportation costs and says it will adjust accordingly Lire la suite >>
Walmart Canada breaking ground on distribution centre in Moncton this week
The retailer’s first distribution centre in Atlantic Canada will open next year Lire la suite >>
Seafood fraud still a big problem in Canada
New study finds widespread mislabelling of popular seafood varieties continues, but consumers are less likely to find mislabelled items at the nation’s grocery stores Lire la suite >>
Dollarama and Instacart announce partnership
The home delivery service is now available to the discount chain’s customers in the Greater Toronto Area Lire la suite >>
Brandless secures US$118 million to fuel growth
Health and wellness company looks to acquire like-minded digitally native brands to grow its portfolio Lire la suite >>
Mars Wrigley appoints Chantal Templeton as general manager for Canada
Templeton returns to Canada after a stint with the company’s ice cream business unit in the U.S. Lire la suite >>
Weston sees a tough but profitable road ahead for Loblaw
It’s undeniable the impact COVID-19 had on the grocery industry and with vaccination rates rising and restrictions starting to ease, Loblaw chairman and president Galen G. Weston says more change… Lire la suite >>