Retail & Manufacturing

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

2020 Halloween outlook: fireworks boom; costumes fizzle

Fireworks sales skyrocket as ban looms in Vancouver and pandemic hits costume retailers hard

Candidates from all B.C. parties urge end to background checks for retail cannabis employees

Program put in place by NDP was aimed at keeping criminals out of burgeoning sector

Recreation vehicle, boat sales revved up in July

Alcohol sales up 14.3% in July compared with 2019

BC Supreme Court approves MEC's sale to Kingswood Capital

Members of the floundering co-operative retailer had attempted to block the company's sale

Debate sizzles on viability of battery-heated jacket business

Young entrepreneurs aim to succeed in sector neglected by industry giants

Surrey strikes COVID gold with home-grown PPE industry

Manufacturers ready to provide global supply of masks, wipes, sanitizer

Lush seeks court permission to dissolve Canadian arm

Dispute has been simmering between U.K.-based parent and North American partners for years

50 million N95 masks could now be manufactured in Richmond

Richmond entrepreneurs said the goal is to serve all Canadians

Landmark B.C. paint business stares down pandemic

Cloverdale Paint has been in business since 1933 and employs hundreds

Asian grocery giant to resume temperature checks

T&T Supermarket, which has a major location at Coquitlam Centre, announced in a written statement it would resume “inviting all customers and employees to take your temperature before entering the...