Target coming to Canada? (The Sky is Falling, The Sky is Falling!)

Originally Posted in January 2010 Interesting reports were swirling around late last week about Target finally making its move into the Canadian market. Read below: http://ow.ly/10df1 Have you heard this one before? What has to be the most frequent and hyped rumour in the Canadian retail scene is back – this time spurred by Target
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$2.22 or $2.33???

Originally Posted in January 2010 A neat little article in the International Herald Tribune linking the value perception of a price to the way that it sounds (phonetically). http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/18/business/18drill.html?ref=business An opportunity for margin enhancement on promo?

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The Genius of Dollarama

There is a great article in February’s Canadian Business on the success of Dollarama – one of Canada’s fastest growing retailers. Read the article at the link below: http://ow.ly/Z3cT I have written about Dollarama in the past and it seems like the folks at Canadian Business agree that this is the perfect environment for growing
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