Retail & Manufacturing

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

How Canada’s fastest-growing kombucha brand is breaking barriers

Sitting on a beach in Maui, Bucha Brew founder Kara Sam never imagined that her seaside chat with friends about making and selling kombucha would result in a company with product sold in more than...

Liquor branch issues call for cannabis products

Edibles, beverages, topicals and extracts could be in stores for Christmas

Tilray shares tumble after hours as losses mount

B.C.-based cannabis producer generated more revenue than analysts expected

New designer outlets making western Canadian debut at Richmond’s McArthurGlen

Shoppers will have a new excuse to hit up McArthurGlen, with a number of designer outlets set to make their western Canadian debut. Starting Labour Day weekend, brands such as Jimmy Choo, Stuart...

Retailers keep ear to the ground for voice commerce

Rise of home virtual assistants is expected to transform grocery shopping

B.C.'s Community Safety Unit raids black-market cannabis stores in Kamloops

The B.C. government's Community Safety Unit (CSU) raided the Canadian Safe Cannabis Society at 405 Tranquille Road in Kamloops on July 31 at around 10:45 a.m., a lawyer for the store tells...

Saje reaps benefits from rise in natural products demand

Company believes ‘halo effect’ from plant-based food trend is shining light on other products

B.C. ponders permitting cannabis seedling sales

Newfoundland, Saskatchewan and Ontario all either allow seedling sales or are in the process to allow them

Feds looking into potential cannabis e-commerce stings: Farnworth

B.C.’s Solicitor General has spoken with federal counterparts about illegal online weed sales

Popular tea recalled in B.C. after possible salmonella contamination

A popular brand of herbal tea is being recalled from the marketplace in B.C. due to possible Salmonella contamination. Gaia Garden Herbals Inc. is recalling its Gaia Garden Herbal Dispensary brand...