Metro acquires Quebec-based ready-to-cook meal service

Grocer Metro Inc. has announced its purchase of majority interest in Montreal-based MissFresh Inc., which specializes in the delivery of rea...

Neocell acquired by Wellnext

Wellnext LLC, a vertically-integrated developer, manufacturer, and marketer of dietary and nutritional supplements, announces the acquisitio...

More than Milk: The New Generation of Dairy Superfoods 

By Eamonn McKay   Organic, Fermented, and Grass-Fed are some of the hottest dairy trends of 2017. Answering the call for high-quality, ...

How strong are your back-to-school sales tactics?

  Are you looking to get in on the inevitable back-to-school shopping frenzy? Yahoo has provided key insights in the best way for you to mak...

Online-only shopping is growing, says study

A recent paper out of the Food Market Institute (FMI) notes that growth in digital-only and specialty retailers is beginning to chip away at...

Roo Brands partners with iLevel Management

Roo Brands Ltd has announced a partnership with iLevel Management, Inc. iLevel Management will act as the company’s sales broker to Natural ...

Le Beau Excel announces new additions to its team

Le Beau Excel has announced three new additions to its team: Belinda Ruckman, Louise Renshaw, and Debbi DePape.   Belinda Ruckman: &nbs...

Canadian retailers are shutting down at an alarming rate—but why?

A new white paper from digital marketing agency DAC Group offers reasoning for recent Canadian retail closures. According to the organizatio...

Amazon breaks Canadian records with Prime Day

This year, Amazon’s Prime Day pulled record sales in Canada, with sales rising 60 per cent from 2016’s event.   The 30-hour retail even...

Sears gets court approval to solicit potential buyers

Last week, Sears Canada was granted permission by an Ontario court to immediately seek out a potential buyer while under creditor protection...

KGK Science announces completion of investment by CPS Capital

KGK Science Inc., a leading contract research organization offering human clinical trials and regulatory services to the health nutrition in...

Gilles Houde to retire after 35 years with GNC

Gilles Houde, the Canadian president and general manager of GNC, has announced his retirement from the company. After 35 years of work with ...

Amazon’s Whole Foods acquisition could spark other partnerships

According to Bloomberg, Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods may be spurning future partnerships—and business decisions—in the grocery sector...

Lewis Retik recieves DSA Award

Gowling WLG partner Lewis Retik has been named the recipient of the Direct Sellers Association (DSA)’s 2017 Distinguished Service Award. The...

Walgreens calls off Rite Aid takeover

Walgreens Boots Alliance has scrapped its two-year wooing of Rite Aid Stores Inc, instead opting to buy about half the chain’s stores in a n...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos challenged to create enough organic food for Whole Foods Markets

Last month, the Executive Officer of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, purchased the Whole Foods Market brand for $13.7 billion. The announcement naturall...

The Organic Trade Association begins organic fraud task force

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is issuing an organic fraud task force following the account of a million pounds of grains from Turkey f...

Sears Canada undergoing major reconstruction—what does this mean for Canadian retail?

  Sears Canada is undergoing a major court-supervised restructuring process, during which it will close 59 stores and eliminate 2900 jobs. &...

Walmart amps up Amazon competition with third-party online selling

Walmart Canada is making a brand-new swipe at Amazon with another foray into the digital realm. The retailer is expanding the offerings on i...

Jamieson Wellness raises $300 million in IPO

Jamieson Wellness Inc., a Canadian manufacturer of natural health products, has raised $300 million in its initial public offering (IPO). &n...

Xylitol Canada announces appointment of new team members

Xylitol Canada Inc. has reached an agreement with Mitch Shore to act as its chief marketing officer and Eli Grossman as a special advisor. &...

German retailers make aggressive expansion into North American market

Aldi, a German grocer, has begun an aggressive expansion into the North American market. Currently, the retailer operates 1,600 U.S. stores,...

Precision BioSciences welcomes new president of PlantSciences

Precision BioSciences has appointed Fayaz Khazi, Ph.D., to serve as the President of Precision PlantSciences, a business unit developing inn...

How will Amazon’s Whole Foods buyout affect the industry?

Amazon has announced that it will be buying Whole Foods for USD $13.7 billion. After months of speculation, the e-commerce giant has acted o...