Retail & Manufacturing

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

Holiday job postings down from last year amid slowing economy: Indeed

Slowdown in holiday job openings is likely also related to industry-specific trends like e-commerce and remote work, says economist

Kit and Ace to open several Metro Vancouver stores

Store on West 4th Avenue to open in spring; suburban stores to follow

Coke taps Richmond plant to manufacture 100% recycled bottles in Canada

Coke Canada's Richmond manufacturing facility will help produce the new bottles for beverages including Coca-Cola, Sprite and Fanta

B.C. wineries trying to squeeze more out of fall, winter after tough summer

Central Okanagan wineries are having to work extra hard to draw in visitors after wildfires this summer had a major impact on their busiest season of the year

B.C. coalition seeks 'critical' crackdown on violent retail crime

Group says federal and provincial governments can't succeed by addressing 'singular aspects' of the problem

Vancouver-based outdoor gear retailer MEC names Peter Hlynsky new CEO

Hlynsky joined the Vancouver-based outdoor gear company in 2020, serving as its chief financial officer and then chief operating officer

B.C.'s legal cannabis regime shows mixed results after five years

Challenges include high taxes on producers and consumers and large municipalities banning sales, leading to retail deserts

Lululemon Athletica to join the S&P500 next week

The company will replace Activision Blizzard, which Microsoft Corp. today closed a transaction to spend US$68.7 billion to buy