Retail & Manufacturing

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

Park Royal leans on diverse store mix during pandemic

 Mall’s greater “depth of field,” out-of-area customers helped it overcome COVID-19 challenges

Aritzia gets new CEO: Jennifer Wong

Aritzia's fiscal 2022 profit increased by more than eight times

Curbside headache for Broadway's Odin Books

Ongoing subway construction keeping customers away from Vancouver bookstore, says co-owner

Traditional store finds young market online

After pandemic, landmark business navigates e-commerce realm

Optical store's struggles bring Vancouver small-business challenges into focus

Vandalism, red tape, inflation, online competition among hurdles facing local entrepreneurs

Grocers invest to make B.C. operations more efficient

Walmart, Sobeys sink multimillions into massive Metro Vancouver distribution centres

Tiggy aims to disrupt Metro Vancouver grocery delivery

Venture has expanded to North Vancouver and Toronto, with Burnaby likely later this year

Parking among Vancouver small-business owners' concerns

Keeping business viable requires working long hours

Mixed revenue results for B.C.’s top commercial printers

Average revenue down 2.6 per cent; median revenue up 3.3 per cent

Retail stays strong as spending shifts back to services

Higher cap rates hold appeal for diversified investors