Newfoundland & Labrador Retail Landscape Report

Newfoundland & Labrador is likely a place that you have only seen in the breath-taking tourism commercials that feature icebergs, whales and brightly coloured houses. You may have also caught it on the CBC hit series “Republic of Doyle”. Chances are you have not visited it yourself (but you definitely should)! Newfoundland was even excluded
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Field Agent Turns 5 Years Old!

In 2010, Field Agent launched the first app that paid cash to individuals for submitting location based information from their smart devices. Five years later, Field Agent has expanded organically through its Agent base and exponentially with its quality service and results to clients. Today, Field Agent announces its strategic expansion in Eastern Europe through
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Has Spring Sprung Across Canada?

Has Spring Sprung Across Canada? You be the judge. Our Field Agents visited select Canadian Tire, Costco, Home Depot, Kent, Lowe’s, Reno-Depot, Rona, Loblaw and Walmart stores across Canada to see how far stores have come thus far in introducing spring products and garden centre items. Field Agents spotted various plants, lawnmowers, BBQs, patio furniture,
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Spotted By Field Agent At Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons has been exploring a lot of new menu items over the past few years and these limited time items have shown some creativity on spicing up the menu on a rotating basis. The latest feature is a partnership with the chocolate-hazelnut spread Nutella. The products include a Nutella filled donut (pictured), adding Nutella
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A Look At The Popular Ready-To-Eat Popcorn Market At Selected Grocers: Analysis

By Melissa Strle, Monday, April 13, 2015 The Ready-to-eat (RTE) popcorn market has recently undergone an increase in popularity. This market segment is competing in the ready-to-eat snacks segment with other snack items including potato chips, pretzels, snack bars and nuts. According to a new Rabobank report The Popcorn Blockbuster: What The Snack’s Comeback Means
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Spotted By Field Agent At Toys R Us

One of our field agents spotted a new Claire’s store-within-a-store concept within a Toys R Us store in Alberta.  Wrapping paper and other birthday supplies used to be dominate this floor space. The store-within-a-store concept has proven popular with grocery stores, book stores and mass merchandisers.  Customers can find a Starbucks cafe within Safeway or
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Canadian Online Shopping Survey Reveals Trends

The recent news that Future Shop is closing its 131 Canadian stores and is re-branding 65 of the stores under the Best Buy banner has left yet another wave of change in the Canadian retail sector. Best Buy Co. stated that this latest deal is an attempt to improve business. Best Buy and other companies
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Spotted By Field Agent At Walmart

As we have mentioned in this space several times before, Mondelez has been on a mission to partner its major brands to come up with winning products by combining different aisles of the Grocery store. Think Chips Ahoy! Dairy Milk bars and Smores displays in summer time with Dairy Milk chocolate, Bee Maid graham crackers
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