Retail & Manufacturing

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

Robust global economy eases higher Loonie’s pressure on manufacturers

Company has raised prices, but has not fully passed on higher costs to consumers

How B.C. retailers can better serve today’s sustainability-focused consumer

As vaccinations roll out worldwide and society moves towards some form of normalcy, consumer demands continue to shift as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. While some consumers will go back to...

Amazon ups Metro Vancouver recruitment campaign to nearly 3,000

E-commerce giant aims to hire 950 additional staff for existing fulfillment centres

Amazon plans massive ‘robotic’ distribution centre in Richmond

E-commerce giant's 450,000-square-foot fulfillment centre at Port of Vancouver among plans for five new distribution hubs in Metro Vancouver

E-commerce helps keep Aritzia profitable

Vancouver-based fashion retailer saw online sales jump 88.3% in past year

Pop-ups offer strategy for small-business success

The Latest Scoop recently signed short-term leases for stores in Victoria and Calgary

Trudeau government adds second icebreaker to shipbuilding plan

Addition of second icebreaker contract is bigger news for Quebec than B.C.

Revenue falls at B.C.’s biggest printing companies

Smaller printers suffered smaller revenue declines than their larger counterparts

Is Vancouver on the road to being Green Motor City?

B.C. electric-vehicle companies ramping up manufacturing to meet booming demand