Retail & Manufacturing

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

Vancouver luggage seller Monos finds success, shifts to omni-channel

Brand is set to open first permanent store on West 4th Avenue in May

Thinking about doing a no-buy challenge? Here's what to consider

As inflation continues to weigh on Canadians' budgets, some may have entered the new year taking on a self-imposed "no-buy challenge." A no-buy challenge, made increasingly popular by social media...

Discount grocers to outperform conventional stores amid surging inflation: Report

TORONTO — A new report says discount grocery stores are set to outperform conventional supermarkets in 2023. The DBRS Morningstar commentary says surging inflation and interest rates are shaping...

Terrex, Arc'Teryx battle it out on Vancouver's West 4th Avenue

Adidas opened its second permanent Terrex-branded store in the world on Dec. 24

Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales flat at $72.3 billion in November

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says manufacturing sales were flat at $72.3 billion in November. The result came as sales in the motor vehicle industry rose 12.7 per cent to $3.9 billion in November, as...

Christine Day finds retail passion in House of LR&C

Former Lululemon CEO's new venture is focused on forward, environmental sustainability

Cannabis sector rails against unfair taxes, fees

Lower than expected wholesale prices have effect of raising the federal excise tax rate

Surrey food maker No Meat Factory nets US$42m investment

The four-year-old venture makes vegan plant-based food

B.C. repair shop loses man's boat

The B.C. Civil Resolution Tribunal didn't buy the argument that Wayne Dauncey abandoned his boat to file an insurance claim

B.C. to benefit from $19-billion Canadian pact to buy F-35 fighter jets

Avcorp and Asco Aerospace's Delta operations are expected to make components for the planes