retail

Giant Tiger customer data compromised in incident with third-party vendor

Giant Tiger customer data compromised in incident with third-party vendor

Mar 26, 2024 | 9:40am
Giant Tiger Stores Ltd. says contact information for some of its customers was compromised in an “incident” linked to a third-party vendor it uses. Alison Scarlett, a spokesperson for the Ottawa-based discount retailer, would not name the vendor on Monday but said Giant Tiger uses the company to manage its customer communications and engagement. Giant Tiger is working hard to resolve the […]
Regina Battery Depot Relocating after fire destroyed its building

Regina Battery Depot Relocating after fire destroyed its building

Dec 13, 2023 | 3:48pm
CAA’s Regina Battery Depot will re-open in a new location after a fire heavily damaged its building on Dewdney.CAA is saying they will relocate to some retail space in the 200 block of  Albert Street in the same strip mall CAA’s North Albert Street Store is located. Unfortunately, this means CAA’s Vehicle Repair facility will […]
Inflation, longer sales season to weigh on shopping habits this Black Friday

Inflation, longer sales season to weigh on shopping habits this Black Friday

Nov 24, 2023 | 5:23am
As scores of shoppers pack local malls to hunt for Black Friday deals, Dianne Debarros will be on the lookout for discounted toys and laptops her kids will soon need for school. The Sarnia, Ont., woman has already started her Christmas shopping but wants to supplement her purchases on a trip to Real Canadian Superstore, where the chain […]

Saskatchewan government-owned liquor stores post financial loss after closures

Aug 3, 2023 | 12:39pm

The Saskatchewan government has spent millions of dollars to shutter its remaining liquor stores, resulting in the retailers posting a financial loss this year. This province says the Saskatchewan Gaming and Liquor Authority’s retail division lost $22.6 million this fiscal year. Lori Carr, the minister responsible for the authority, says the retailers were not profitable because the Saskatchewan Party government had […]

Competition watchdog launches study into grocery sector amid rising food prices

Oct 24, 2022 | 1:54pm

Canada’s competition watchdog is launching a study to examine whether the highly concentrated grocery sector is contributing to rising food costs. “With inflation on the rise, Canadian consumers have seen their purchasing power decline,” the Competition Bureau said in a news release Monday. “This is especially true when buying groceries. In fact, grocery prices in […]

Sask Stock Growers push for beef pricing investigation

Jul 6, 2022 | 5:14am

The Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association is calling on the federal and provincial governments for a cattle and beef pricing investigation. Stock Growers president Garner Deobald of Hodgeville says ranchers and feedlots are operating at a loss while packers and retailers are making huge profits. Deobald warns of significant downsizing of cattle numbers across Canada because […]

Sask farm trade numbers booming

Jun 17, 2022 | 9:33am

The Saskatchewan government says the provincial economy continues to show incredible strength. Wholesale trade in Saskatchewan grew 29.4 percent between April last year and April 2022. That’s the highest increase among provinces. Trade and Export Development minister Jeremy Harrison says the top performing sectors year over year include farm products, up 26 percent, food and […]

SFL blasts Canadian grocery industry and Sask gov’t on “Grocery Heroes Day”

Jul 19, 2021 | 12:00pm

The Saskatchewan Federation of Labour is using this day to call once again for a higher minimum wage. Today has been declared “Grocery Heroes Day” in Canada. It is a day invented by the multi-billion dollar Canadian grocery industry to recognize those who have been on the front-lines since the pandemic started. President Lori Johb […]

Sask farm retail joint venture receives regulatory approval

Jul 9, 2021 | 10:40am

  A joint venture between Federated Co-op and Blair’s Family of Companies has received regulatory approval to move forward. The joint venture will acquire 7 Saskatchewan agriculture retail locations, providing crop inputs, agronomic services and animal nutrition products to farm customers near Lanigan, Liberty, Lipton, McLean, Nokomis, Rosthern and Watrous. As a condition of regulatory […]

Masks mandatory at Superstore/No Frills effective August 29

Aug 22, 2020 | 5:17pm

As of August 29. face masks will have to be worn by customers at Real Canadian Superstore and No Frills locations across Canada. In posts on social media Saturday, both grocery store chains announced the change while thanking its customers. The Saskatchewan Health Authority has let people know of possible COVID-19 exposures at both the […]