Retail & Manufacturing

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

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

Foodservice giant Compass Group buys caterer Lazy Gourmet

44-year-old Lazy Gourmet's contracts for event catering include downtown universities

B.C. legal cannabis sales jump 13.8 per cent in October

Higher possession limit for cannabis drinks could fuel future sales growth for the sector

B.C. retail-sales growth underperforms rest of Canada

Gasoline powers increasing Canadian retail sales in October

Spending strong in first half of the holiday season

Various indicators show strong consumer demand across North America this holiday season

Canada's possession limit for legal cannabis drinks jumps 860 per cent

Previous limit of five cans was based on volume and weight, not potency

B.C. buyers move away from luxury vehicles, toward electric, suggests report

More economical vehicles like the Honda Civic have gained in popularity with EV vehicles, says a new report. But the Ford F-150 remains the most popular, both in B.C. and across Canada.