Retail & Manufacturing

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

B.C. gets second designated wine sub-appellation: Okanagan Falls

Change means that wineries in that region can put ‘Okanagan Falls’ on labels

Amazon’s profit beats expectations but sales disappoint

Seattle e-commerce giant’s second largest hub for staff is Metro Vancouver

Walmart to build 300,000 square-foot fulfillment centre in Surrey

New centre will be in addition to Walmart's current warehouse sublease in Burnaby

Lululemon appoints Calvin McDonald as CEO

Yogawear giant had spent five months with a vacancy in the top job

Nanaimo cannabis-grower Tilray has Nasdaq IPO

Shares surge 87% in the first day and a half of trading

Expensive tastes: Luxury musical instruments resonate with big spenders

Appeal of $200,000 pianos and $62,000 harps goes deeper than their price tags, musicians say

Aritzia profit soars, sending shares skyward

Vancouver-based company enjoyed a 51.2% jump in profit

B.C.’s first government-run cannabis store to open in Kamloops

BCLDB intends to feature more than 150 cannabis strains from 31 licensed producers

Cannabis legalization opens up new opportunities for wellness brands

With the passing of Bill C-45 in June 2018, Canada will be the first G7 country to legalize marijuana for recreational use, in October 2018 – making this a very exciting time for the cannabis market...