Downtown merchants say they've spent the past 13 days weighing the benefits of bringing in whatever revenue they can against concerns for employee and customer comfort and safety.
Traffic at Ottawa malls is soaring after a blue Christmas in 2020, paving the way for what one analyst says could be a December to remember for the beleaguered retail sector.
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While Santa might not be coming to their properties and surveys suggest Canadians aren't in a spending mood, several local mall managers are seeing signs of hope amid the gloom.
Montreal-based merchant closing 82 stores in Canada and all 42 of its locations in the United States as it focuses on its e-commerce business and supplying grocery stores and pharmacies.
As unpaid rents spike in malls across Canada, retail experts say shopping centres will need to reinvent themselves if they want to remain viable – and Ottawa is no exception.
Many Ottawa neighbourhoods are learning to survive and thrive in the face of disruptive construction activity and the lingering after-effects
Buoyed by new tenants and other attractions, regional shopping centres like Bayshore and Rideau Centre predict strong finish to 2019
Property managers have to be prepared for fires, lockdowns and evacuations – it’s part of the job.
Though his attention was focused on his firm’s newest store in Edmonton, Pet