Retail & Manufacturing

BIV's coverage delves into all retail and manufacturing issues affecting businesses in Vancouver and British Columbia

Lululemon founder Chip Wilson's next apparel play

The entrepreneur discusses going global with a big investment in a number of brands

MEC to sublease head office; change business strategy to stem losses

Outdoor equipment manufacturer and retailer lost $11.5M in last fiscal year

B.C. “considering” province-wide ban on plastic bags at retail checkouts

Initiative is said to be part of a “coordinated series of actions”

Buyer out $524 after trying to buy illegal cannabis online

Better Business Bureau complaint highlights risk of buying cannabis online from illegal sources

Money-losing MEC to hike workers' wages up to 6%

Raises ordered by mediator following successful unionization drives in Vancouver and Victoria

B.C. government now selling cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals

Sales launched on the government's e-commerce site at around 10:45 a.m. on December 19

Restructurings rise, IPOs stall as pot sector matures

Share prices for ventures are down an average of approximately 60% since March

Is MEC losing money or investing for the future?

$11.5m loss raises questions over whether retailer is strategically restructuring or falling behind

No job too big or too small for this industrial welding shop in Delta, B.C.

With its 300,000 sq. ft. facility on Annacis Island in Delta, Ideal Welders Ltd. provides expert, full-service precision welding for all owners’ fabrication needs including steel structures up to...