Retail & Manufacturing

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

BC CEO Awards: Brad Liski

Chief executive helps household products company stay true to its goal of protecting the planet, while driving rapid growth

Peloton takes Lululemon to court in patent dispute

Peloton has branched into selling clothing, while Lululemon has expanded into selling home workout equipment

Vancouver anti-masker loses to Lululemon at human rights tribunal

The case was dismissed because she "thwarted" the reasonable accommodations offered

B.C. shoppers expected to flock to malls for Black Friday

Supply-chain disruption heightens fears online purchases will arrive late

Supply-chain disruption highlights B.C. wine-delivery red tape

B.C. winery owners want permanent change to be able to deliver wine directly to consumers from off-site warehouses

B.C. retail sales outperform the rest of Canada in September

Canadian retail sales dipped 0.6%, to $56.6 billion, in September, which is less than the 1.9% decline that Statistics Canada had previously forecast

Grocers, feds vow to keep B.C.'s food supply-chain strong

Save-On-Foods president Darrell Jones said that if helicopters are needed to ensure products get to shelves, he will do that

Retailers lure customers with checkout technology

7-Eleven app enables shoppers to scan items, pay and leave without interacting with staff

Pandemic liquor sales a mixed bag for B.C.

Increasing alcohol demand paints an uneven picture for sector’s bottom line

Cannabis operators chip away at illicit market

Government red tape on delivery gives black market operators an advantage