Retail & Manufacturing

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

B.C. to restrict, increase taxes on vaping products

Province to restrict access, flavours, nicotine content, packaging and advertising for vaping products

Craft brewers’ sales boom as big beer’s sales slow

Market share in British Columbia for craft breweries grew to nearly one-third in 2019

First mega-retailer moves into expanded Brentwood mall this week

A big question on people’s lips the past couple of years has been which retailers will be moving into the expanded mall in Burnaby’s Brentwood area. A new Cineplex theatre is already known, but the...

Canada-wide vegetable recall of over 40 products due to possible listeria contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a food recall of various fresh-cut vegetable products from the marketplace due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. A vegetable...

Loyalty programs provide sales bump for retailers

Collecting data on purchase preferences helps forge closer customer relationships

Seniors’ cannabis use accelerating post-legalization

Older people more likely to target medicinal uses, but legally

B.C. government cracks down on unlicensed Vancouver cannabis dispensaries

Community Safety Unit today raided the Medical Cannabis Society store at 1182 Thurlow Street

Metropolis at Metrotown getting a massive makeover

A developer wants to turn Burnaby's biggest mall ‘inside out’

Sungiven Asian grocery chain moves into Burnaby, takes on T&T giant

Terence Fong has a simple explanation for the name Sungiven Foods – the moniker for a global Asian grocery store chain that is moving in North Burnaby soon. Sungiven’s senior vice-president for...

B.C. government working to change cannabis retail rules

B.C.’s solicitor general is looking to broaden what stores can sell, and to allow growers to sell direct to consumers