MEC drops brands associated with American gun manufacturer

Vancouver’s Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) has announced it is suspending any further orders of products from five brands of outdoor equipment owned by American company Vista Outdoor: Bollé,...

Several new tenants slated for Granville Street

Chit Chat restaurant, Blaze Pizza and Spaces co-working office venture to fill former Tom Lee Music building

Infographic: Cost of common grocery items over 10 years

How much more expensive is milk now than it was a decade ago? Steak? Ice cream? This infographic tracks changes in price for 30 common groceries in the United States over the past 10 years

Walmart partners with SPUD for Metro Vancouver grocery delivery

Partnership involves Walmart sharing warehouse with SPUD subsidiary

The future of fashion will be digitized

New Vancouver clothing line aimed at exploiting fast-rising online marketplace

Muji to open Richmond store this spring

Japanese retailer Muji announced on Twitter last week that it will open its third B.C. location in Richmond.   As the seventh location in Canada, the shop will come to Richmond Centre in April. The...

Alberta boycott has B.C. wineries seeking overseas markets

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s decision to ban imports of British Columbia wine in her province is expected to cost B.C. winery owners about $70 million annually in sales unless they can find new...

Baby boomers are the biggest cannabis consumers: StatsCan

Baby boomers – defined as those over 55 – are the primary consumers of marijuana, according to Statistics Canada, and marijuana storefront operators say many of their regular clients are over age...

Employment up for Metro Vancouver’s top manufacturers

Columbia’s largest 100 manufacturers have increased their employee base by an average of 3.3% since last year by adding 544 employees to their rosters. Based on employee numbers, the province’s...

SPUD to open 74,000-square-foot warehouse in Burnaby

Food delivery company’s partnership with a large grocer makes expansion possible