Retail & Manufacturing

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

T&T Supermarket to open second Coquitlam store, and others across Canada

Richmond-based, Asian-themed grocer aims to have 33 locations by end of 2022

Why a successful Vancouver businesswoman is staking her future on plant-based cheese

Livleen Veslemes came out of an indefinite sabbatical to bring her award-winning expertise to Lumi Foods

B.C. retailers grapple with mixed bag of plastic regulations

Municipal bylaws governing plastic bag use inconsistent, confusing for merchants

Manufacturers recover from 2021 employment decline

Average employment up 6.4% over past year in Metro Vancouver’s manufacturing sector

RYU retrenches to a single Vancouver store

Activewear company to close Toronto and New York stores to focus on online sales

Vandals, thieves lay siege to downtown Vancouver merchants

Countless boarded-up streetfronts testify to toll of broken windows, graffiti and more serious crimes

Capital crunch squeezes B.C.’s Industry 4.0 prospects

Pandemic complicating business challenges for manufacturers, says expert

World’s first airport cannabis store one step closer to reality in Prince George

Air Canada, WestJet, regional airlines opposed to cannabis sales at Prince George Airport

Two Vancouver entrepreneurs launch Canada’s first ‘hard’ kombucha

From a home kitchen to stores across B.C. and Alberta, Plenty Hard Kombucha is an out-of-the-gate success