Retail & Manufacturing

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

Mixed revenue results for B.C.’s top commercial printers

Average revenue down 2.6 per cent; median revenue up 3.3 per cent

Retail stays strong as spending shifts back to services

Higher cap rates hold appeal for diversified investors

Legal B.C. cannabis sales jump 25.3 per cent in February

Sales lag the Canada-wide 28.5 per cent year-over-year jump in February

Food inflation jumps to highest level in nearly 13 years

Pandemic-related supply-chain disruptions are prime drivers of the increase

Crime displaces COVID as main Gastown challenge

Neighbourhoods | Reams of red tape and heavy tax burden also slowing the area’s retail recovery

B.C. cannabis industry gathers to push for changes

"B.C. has a major international brand for cannabis and we don’t want to lose that advantage," says the secretary of the B.C. Craft Farms Co-op

Lululemon ups growth projection, aims to double 2021 revenue by 2026

A new trade-in and resale program is set to launch in the U.S. April 22

Vancouver cannabis retailers set for 4-20 sales bump

Legal cannabis sales in B.C. hit a record monthly high of nearly $52.4 million in December

Lululemon sees strong earnings; expands to tennis, golf clothing

Company passes US$6 billion in annual sales for first time

New rules for metal dealers aim to curb rising catalytic converter thefts

The province is strengthening measures to deter the theft of catalytic converters, which are in hot demand because of the precious metals they contain