Retail & Manufacturing

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

Rogers to start personally delivering customers’ phone purchases

Delivery person will be an expert who can help the customer set up their phone and buy accessories

B.C.'s pharmaceuticals the latest to be hit by COVID-19-related supply disruptions

While Canadian businesses and consumers have focused on potential inventory shortages in sectors like consumer electronics as a result of COVID-19-related supply disruptions, another sector -...

Burnaby’s biggest Asian grocery store vows no COVID-19 price gouging

With panic about COVID-19 spreading faster than the virus, many Burnaby businesses are suffering dramatic losses as customers stay away. To deal with false rumours on social media and address...

Vancouver's Leone to close by mid-2020

Iconic high-end fashion store on West Hastings Street opened in 1987

Canopy Growth closes two greenhouses, cuts 500 jobs in B.C.

Aldergrove and Delta operations to close; plans for Ontario facility scuttled

COVID-19, protests rattle Metro Vancouver retailers

Panic buying and supply-chain disruption could cause product shortages

B.C. liquor merchants find adding cannabis sideline is a tricky pivot

Cannabis market’s regulatory thicket, unique customer base challenge new entrants

Growth slows at Metro Vancouver’s top 100 manufacturers

Increase in the average annual number of staff cut in half in 2020 compared with 2019

Home Depot aims to hire 900 workers in B.C.

Hiring spree comes as competitor Lowe's struggles

Vancouver retailers fear coronavirus fallout

Shopping centres more likely than street-front stores to feel first impact