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While the LCBO isn't a retailer that would typically be covered by Marketnews, the organization could go on strike by Friday, and that should be of a concern to many of us. Disagree? Take a look around at CE industry events and tell me that our cohorts don't like the odd adult beverage.
Last week, May 4-8, Adobe Systems Inc. held MAX: The Creativity Conference, in Los Angeles, CA. Playing to an enthusiastic audience of the graphic-arts faithful, it used the event to unveil some significant product plans. The most notable of these is the end of its industry-leading Creative Suite as a standalone software product.
Best Buy Canada will be hosting its fifth year of Tech it Away recycling events at select store locations in Winnipeg, MB, on Saturday May 25 from noon to 5 p.m.
Canada's two biggest retailers have greatly broadened their online offerings by adding cosmetics and toiletries, and more, to their product mix. Online shoppers can now order lipstick, blush and other makeup by manufacturers like CoverGirl; toothpaste, razors, mouthwash, and other toiletries from futureshop.com and bestbuy.ca, as well as baby gear, and even fashion accessories.
Best Buy has decided to sell its interest in Best Buy Europe, a joint venture it created with Carphone Warehouse Group plc in 2008. The sale price for its 50% stake, which will go to Carphone, is approximately US$775 million.
Contrary to reports on marketnews.ca and elsewhere on Thursday, Sears Canada is not exiting consumer electronics and window coverings, according to the company's V.P. of Corporate Affairs & Communications
Consumer electronics at Sears Canada have been blindsided, so to speak, according to an announcement by CEO Calvin McDonald at the company's annual meeting today. The two categories will disappear from the 60 year-old company's product mix, and toys will be relegated to online sales.
Consumer electronics and window covering categories at Sears Canada have been blindsided, so to speak, according to an announcement by CEO Calvin McDonald at the company's annual meeting today. The two categories will disappear from the 60 year-old company's product mix, and toys will be relegated to online sales.
Roam Mobility, a telecommunications provider based in Vancouver, BC, says it has now opened up more than 400 retail locations across six provinces, fueled in large part through a partnership with Western Canada retailer London Drugs.
After four months in beta, hmv Canada has officially launched The Vault, its digital download and music streaming service.