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    Target announces Starbucks as coffee retailer for Canadian stores (Starbucks Newsroom)

    Loblaws launching loyalty program to coincide with Target entry (Globe and Mail)

    Zellers reviews options for outlets ‘left behind’ (Globe and Mail)

    Canadian malls are the Target of expansion(Montreal Gazette)

    Sobeys and Target: a winning combination (Financial Post)

    Target’s rejected sites in high demand by rival retailers (Globe & Mail)

    Walmart, Canadian Tire in Target's crosshairs (Financial Post)

    What we can expect: Tony Fisher talks about Target Canada (Financial Post)

    Target’s Canadian foray hits cost hurdle (Globe & Mail)

    Announcement of which Zellers are to convert coming by end of May? CTV

    "Death of Canadian retail greatly exaggerated" Rona CEO (Financial Post

    Impact on Canadian Tire (Financial Post)

    Canadian Retail Industry Viewpoints (Profit Magazine)

    Canadian Tire

     

     

    Monday
    Apr222013

    Canadian Tire’s dealer contract marks new era of cooperation

    Canadian Tire & its dealers have reached an agreement on a new contract which will be in force until 2024

    The final “phone-book-like” contract was uncharacteristically liberal this time around, said Mr. Deplaedt, who owns a store in Saskatoon and has headed the association for the past 18 months.

    This time, the threat comes not only in the form of bricks and mortar businesses such as Target but from online giant Amazon Canada, which is steadily shaving away at traditional retailers’ market share in small home appliances, power tools, home decor and organization, and electronics

    Original article: Financial Post April 22nd

    Thursday
    Mar142013

    Canadian Tire & Target Engage In Billboard Marketing

    Target Guelph

    The sign for the new Target store is seen in Guelph, Ontario

     

    Canadian Tire HQ

    Monday
    Mar112013

    Canadian Tire's Hot Stock

    Analysts are rating Canadian Tire as "Buy", despite increased competition due to Target's entrance in to Canada. An increase in same-store sales at both Forzani Group and Marks Work Wearhouse locations (both owned by Canadian Tire) have spurred confidence in the stock. (Canadian Business)

    Friday
    Mar082013

    Canadian Tire to Test Smaller Format

    Canadian Tire is set to test a vastly smaller store format in urban malls this summer along with piloting a separate chain of outdoor recreation stores. This format change is said to be a result of the intensification of competitors in the market.  Globe and Mail

     

    Tuesday
    Feb192013

    Canadian Tire Q4 Results to be relased Thursday Feb 21st

    Media Advisory - Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited to release fourth quarter and 2012 year-end financial results/

    TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW/ -

     

    What:  Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (CTC, CTC.A) to release fourth quarter and 2012 year-end financial results and host an earnings conference call
       
    When:   Thursday, February 21, 2013
       
    Call details:       Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. ET
       


    1-888-241-0326 for U.S. and Canada
    1-647-427-3411 outside of U.S. or Canada
    Conference ID: 88284245
       
      The conference call will be webcast live in its entirety at 4:30 p.m. ET at http://investors.canadiantire.ca and will be archived for 12 months.
       
      A conference call replay will be available at 1-855-859-2056 for U.S. and Canada; 1-404-537-3406 outside of U.S. or Canada (available until March 22, 2013)