Retail & Manufacturing

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

Brick-and-mortar retail holds the course as consumers cut spending

Space constraints ensure Metro Vancouver mall resilience

Inflation raises consumer misgivings over B.C. retailer profits

Aritzia last year generated its most profit and highest profit margin since it went public in 2016

Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Cautious shoppers hunted for the best deals at stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start buying holiday gifts but weighed...

B.C. cannabis sales hit all-time high in September

BCGEU strike in August did not appear to crimp that month's sales

Black Friday off to muted start in stores as deals spread out, offers matched online

Canadian shoppers are out deal-hunting during a muted Black Friday as decades-high inflation weighs on consumers and prompts some to rein in spending.  Retailers have stretched deals over several...

Holiday shoppers cut back as mortgage rates rise

Spending this season is expected to fall 17 per cent from 2021, according to Deloitte

Cross-border shoppers at a crossroads in B.C.

Canada-U.S. shopping ‘habits may be lost’ due to pandemic, says retail analyst

Best Buy Canada hits parent with currency headwind

Vancouver-based company’s comparable sales declined, but outperformed those in the U.S.

KITS Eyecare turns profitable

Vancouver-based online eyewear company on hiring spree

Retailers weigh business case for emergency preparedness

Spreading inventory across multiple warehouses can prevent supply-chain disruptions