Retail & Manufacturing

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

Canada-U.S. border closure creating e-commerce shipment traffic crush at Lower Mainland crossings

The COVID-19 lockdown and the ensuing U.S.-Canada border closure to all non-essential travel has driven e-commerce shipment traffic to all-time highs, officials in the customs brokerage industry...

Army & Navy to liquidate inventory

The 101-year-old department store chain announced earlier this month that it would close permanently

Redeveloped Safeway on Vancouver’s Davie Street to open May 21

The previous store closed in August 2017, and was torn down

Coquitlam poultry plant re-opened following outbreak

The plant has been site of dozens of COVID-19 infections

Burnaby friends land millions in funding for Fresh Prep

The COVID-19 pandemic has left a giant hole for businesses, but one group of Burnaby friends are finding their way through it. Burnaby childhood friends and founders Becky Brauer, Dhruv Sood, and...

B.C.’s road to recovery: Factories consider robotics in post-pandemic retooling

Experts say the pandemic will transform the sector as social distancing persists

Jacqui Cohen to permanently close Army & Navy

The five-store department-store chain has operated for 101 years

Vancouver liquor store uses thermal camera to screen customers

"This is one more step that we are taking in the battle with COVID-19 in order to keep the staff and customer's safe and this technology will be the reality for many places in Vancouver and the world...