Retail & Manufacturing

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

B.C. allows imported wine on licensed grocery store shelves

B.C. government revised its laws as part of an agreement hatched in Canada-U.S.-Mexico trade talks

Legal cannabis costs 65% more than black-market weed: Statistics Canada

Price disparity has increased since Canada legalized recreational cannabis use

FreshCo opens two Surrey Chalo! stores, focused on South Asian foods

The chain bills itself as the ‘ultimate desi grocery store’

Family-owned Squamish concrete company sells to Lafarge

The Fasts sell the Cardinal Group of Companies after close to 50 years in business in Squamish

Vancouver serving as North American launch pad for global retailers

Australian furniture chain King Living’s business booming in South Granville since opening in June

CannTrust’s B.C. operations at risk by non-compliance order from Health Canada

Federal government rebukes Ontario-based cannabis producer for growing in unlicensed rooms and for reporting irregularities

Seventh cannabis store in Vancouver readies to open

City staff issue business licence for the third City Cannabis Co. store

Canadian cannabis use is soaring, says U.N.’s World Drug Report

Report notes a 62% increase in cannabis use by Canadians aged 15 and older between 2011 and 2017

New West paves the way for pot shops on Sixth Street and 12th Street

Two pot shops have cleared one of the hurdles on the path to opening in New West. New Westminster city council held public hearings on Monday night related to two cannabis shops proposed in the...

Manufacturers fear patchwork of plastic regulations

Different national rules for packaging materials could drive up costs