Retail & Manufacturing

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

Influential Women in Business 2020: Vivian Zalkow

Continuous improvement: CEO of third-generation family business never stops learning

Influential Women in Business 2020: Ratana Stephens

Natural innovator: Entrepreneur rose from humble roots to achieve success in the food sector

MEC to sublease head office; change business strategy to stem losses

Outdoor equipment manufacturer and retailer lost $11.5M in last fiscal year

B.C. “considering” province-wide ban on plastic bags at retail checkouts

Initiative is said to be part of a “coordinated series of actions”

Buyer out $524 after trying to buy illegal cannabis online

Better Business Bureau complaint highlights risk of buying cannabis online from illegal sources

Money-losing MEC to hike workers' wages up to 6%

Raises ordered by mediator following successful unionization drives in Vancouver and Victoria

B.C. government now selling cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals

Sales launched on the government's e-commerce site at around 10:45 a.m. on December 19

Restructurings rise, IPOs stall as pot sector matures

Share prices for ventures are down an average of approximately 60% since March

Is MEC losing money or investing for the future?

$11.5m loss raises questions over whether retailer is strategically restructuring or falling behind