Retail & Manufacturing

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

Ascent Industries sells Canadian cannabis business

Company includes subsidiaries Agrima Botanicals, Bloom Holdings

Nanaimo cannabis producer Tilray sees sales triple in fourth quarter

Loss was wider than expected, but CEO sees market opportunity in medical marijuana exports

B.C. cannabis retailers vying for early market dominance

Canada’s largest private sellers jockeying for position to secure a toehold in the province

Governments put cannabis store owners in Catch-22 situation over windows

Province bans transparent windows while some cities require non-frosted windows

Health Canada warns cannabis growers about lax online age gates

Federal regulator says that “additional steps” needed to ensure youth cannot access promotional content

Donnelly Group to launch nine-store Hobo cannabis retail chain

Longtime pub operator plans Vancouver stores on Main Street, Granville Street and Commercial Drive

Local beverage companies Wize Monkey and Faculty Brewing create first coffee leaf tea beer

Vancouver’s budding beverage company Wize Monkey is joining forces with another local company to keep the innovation stream flowing. Wize Monkey creates coffee leaf tea beverages that are sold in...

Robson Street’s last independent shops say goodbye

13-storey downtown Vancouver office tower slated for 600 block of Robson

Death of bricks-and-mortar stores greatly exaggerated

Future could be omni-channel sellers that partner with landlords, logistics companies

Cannabis grower Canopy Growth partners on clinical research on retired NHL players

A Canadian cannabis producer that has a large-scale East Ladner greenhouse among its operations has signed a clinical research deal with the National Hockey League’s Alumni Association to investigate...