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  1. As U.S. retailers ramp up fight for online sales, Canadian companies sit backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Ottawa Business Journal

    Aggressive moves by U.S. retailers to win over Canadian online shoppers with perks such as price-matching and free shipping might be just what Canadian stores need to sharpen their e-commerce offerings. "I think retailers have been complacent - until now.

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  2. As U.S. retailers ramp up fight for online sales, Canadian companies sit backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | GlobalNews

    Aggressive moves by U.S. retailers to win over Canadian online shoppers with perks such as price-matching and free shipping might be just what Canadian stores need to sharpen their e-commerce offerings. "I think retailers have been complacent - until now.

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  3. List of retailers that have closed Canadian storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Neepawa Press

    A Smart Set store is shown in Laval, Que., Tuesday, Nov.25, 2014. Smart Set is among the retailers that have recently closed or are closing shop in Canada.

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  4. Missed Target: Canadian stores to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Daily Townsman

    What began with Target Corp. bursting into Canada with confidence over its prospects has quickly spiralled into billions of dollars in losses and a decision by the discount retailer to scamper back to the United States. Less than two years after it arrived, the Minneapolis-based company has admitted defeat in the Canadian market saying Thursday it could not see turning a profit here for at least another six years - a lifetime in the retail industry.

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  5. Missed Target: Canadian stores to close-Image1Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | CottageCountryNow.ca

    What began with Target Corp. bursting into Canada with confidence over its prospects has quickly spiralled into billions of dollars in losses and a decision by the discount retailer to scamper back to the United States. Less than two years after it arrived, the Minneapolis-based company has admitted defeat in the Canadian market saying Thursday it could not see turning a profit here for at least another six years - a lifetime in the retail industry.

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  6. Target Corp. checks out of Canada with plans to wind down 133 storesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Red Deer Advocate

    Less than two years after Target Corp. threw open the doors of its first Canadian stores with grand expectations , the discount retailer is retreating back to the United States in defeat. The Minneapolis-based company said Thursday it has decided to wind up its money-losing operations in Canada, a move that affects 133 stores and 17,600 employees across most of the country.

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  7. Target's failure as a lesson for other U.S. retailers eyeing Canada, experts sayRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Castanet.net

    U.S. retailers planning to cross the border can learn some valuable lessons from the failure of Target that announced Thursday it is shutting down its 133 Canadian operations just two years after its much-anticipated launch. Canadians, who had high hopes for the discount retailer known for its broad product selection and low prices, were underwhelmed when they discovered bare shelves and less-than-impressive pricing in the new locations.

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  8. Target to pull out of Canada, close its 133 locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Cape Breton Post

    Less than two years after Target Corp. threw open the doors of its first Canadian stores with grand expectations , the discount retailer is retreating back to the United States in defeat. The Minneapolis-based company said Thursday it has decided to wind up its money-losing operations in Canada, a move that affects 133 stores and 17,600 employees across most of the country.

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  9. Hudson's Bay hires former Toys R Us chief as CEO, Baker remains chairmanRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Ottawa Business Journal

    Hudson's Bay Co. says it will have a new chief executive officer starting next month, although the man who currently holds the position will remain as governor and executive chairman of the retailing company as it explores opportunities to expand to new international markets..

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  10. Hudson's Bay hires former Toys R Us chief as CEO, Baker remains chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Hudson's Bay Co. says it will have a new chief executive officer starting next month, although the man who currently holds the position will remain as governor and executive chairman of the retailing company as it explores opportunities to expand to new international markets..

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  11. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Business Wire

    Sto... )--Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. , a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics to res... Davos Financial Group of Companies celebr su 20 aniversario con una subasta a beneficio de las fundaciones Saludarte y MISO )--Davos Financial Group, DFG, celebro 20 anos de trayectoria con un evento social en el que se subastaron obras de arte a beneficio de las fundaciones Saludarte y La Orquesta ... )--AptarGroup, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to repurchase approximately $250 million of its common stock under an acceler... )--Chambers Street Properties , a real estate investment trust focused on acquiring, owning and operating net leased in... )--Crystal Financial LLC, an independent commercial finance company, announces the closing of a $33.0 million Second Lien Term Loan for Birks Group.

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  12. Hudsona s Bay Company Appoints Gerald L. Storch Chief Executive OfficerRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Business Wire

    Storch will be responsible for Hudson's Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Home Outfitters and HBC Digital. Richard Baker will continue as Governor and Executive Chairman and together he and Storch will compose the Office of the Chairman.

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  13. TSX advances, resource sectors positive after sharp sell-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Canada.com

    The Toronto stock market closed higher Tuesday with the resource sectors positive as buyers started to nibble at companies that have sustained a severe mauling because of a steep drop in oil prices and other economic concerns. Worries that last week's positive jobs creation data could result in the U.S. Federal Reserve moving sooner than expected to raise interest rates punished most U.S. indexes.

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  14. Most actively traded companies on the TSXRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Brandon Sun

    Mawson West Ltd. . Miner. Down one cent, or 33.33 per cent, to two cents on 9.5 million shares.

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  15. TSX advances: resource sectors positive after sharp sell-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | CTV

    The Toronto stock market was higher Tuesday afternoon with the resource sectors positive as buyers started to nibble at companies that have sustained a severe mauling because of a steep drop in oil prices and other economic concerns. The S&P/TSX composite index gained 26.5 points to 14,170.67, held back by banks as pessimism over the Canadian economy prompted investors to shed financials.

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  16. Banks, industrial stocks push TSX lower, resource sectors positive after sharp selloffRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Castanet.net

    TMX Group tickers zoom across banners in Toronto on May 10, 2013. The Toronto stock market looked set for further losses Tuesday as traders try to gauge just how far oil prices have to fall before hitting bottom and consider whether U.S. interest rates will head higher sooner than expected.

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  17. Updated: TSX stable after sharp downturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    The Toronto stock market erased early losses to turn positive Tuesday, as buyers started to nibble at resource sectors that have sustained a severe mauling because of a steep drop in oil prices and growing pessimism over the global economy. U.S. indexes were sharply lower as the Dow Jones industrials fell 166.45 points to 17,686.03, the Nasdaq gave back 53.21 points to 4,687.48 and the S&P 500 index lost 19.21 points to 2,041.1. Traders are trying to gauge just how far oil prices have to fall before hitting bottom and consider whether U.S. interest rates will head higher sooner than expected.

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  18. TSX heads for lower open amid uncertainty around oil prices, interest ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Canadian Business Magazine

    The Toronto stock market looked set for further losses Tuesday as traders try to gauge just how far oil prices have to fall before hitting bottom and consider whether U.S. interest rates will head higher sooner than expected. U.S. futures signalled a sharply lower open.

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  19. Hudson's Bay Q3 shows higher adjusted earnings, reduced loss; Saks boosts salesRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Hudson's Bay Co. had a $13-million net loss in its fiscal third quarter and "normalized" earnings of $116 million, both improvements from the same time last year.

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  20. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Business Wire

    The research outcome is expected to be immediatel... )--Ignyta, Inc. , a precision oncology biotechnology company, today announced that the World Health Organization has approved the international nonpropr... Gynesonics Announces Another Peer-Reviewed Publication and Presentation of Significant International Clinical Experience with VizAblate Technology for Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids )--Gynesonics, Inc., a women's healthcare company focused on the development of minimally invasive solutions for symptomatic uterine fibroids, today announced th... )--Promedior, Inc. announced positive data from Stage 1 of an adaptive two-stage Phase 2 trial of PRM-151, a novel anti-fibrotic immunotherapy, in patients with myel... )--Hudson's Bay Company today announced its results for the 13-week period ended November 1, 2014 .

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