Retail

Entrepreneurs finding new ways of connecting with customers as interest in supporting Indigenous businesses grows.
"It’s going to be a long time before people want to get into a room with 300 other people."
Owner Paul Meek's new venture, Bottles and Cans Beverage Company, focuses on Ontario brews and ciders that aren't readily available at the LCBO.
The city’s central business district remains virtually empty more than a year into the pandemic, leaving a legion of forgotten retailers searching for answers, writes Ron Corbett
Coffee chain’s wholesale revenues are up 106 per cent so far in 2021 compared with a year ago, and company says it expects to quadruple its pre-pandemic online sales totals this year.
Iconic Ottawa chain has never forgotten where it came from even as it's grown into a nationwide discount retail leader with 259 stores and more than 10,000 employees.
Ottawa-based coffee chain says it's still going ahead with its planned new location at Carleton University this fall.
Cycling retailers are being run off their feet as cooped-up consumers look for healthy, safe activities to get them out of the house.
Startup has already landed a deal with one of the city’s best-known sports retailers as it seeks to cash in on a surge in outdoor activities during the pandemic.
Ottawa sporting retailers work to keep up with demand for ski equipment as public looks to escape to the outdoors