Last week we got the official announcement that Toys “R” Us would be closing down their US operations, close to 750 stores in total. The US stores employs roughly 30,000 people, and once held the toy market in the palms of their hands. However, in the ever-developing world of online shopping and discount stores, the once high and mighty retailer just couldn’t keep up.
By Insurance Hunter Team on Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:43
By Insurance Hunter Team on Tue, 03/20/2018 - 14:25
Southern Ontario and Quebec suffered more than $57m worth of insured damage as the result of extreme weather in February.
By Insurance Hunter Team on Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:24
A new all-female ride sharing app is set to explode onto the Toronto taxi scene today, with big plans to drive safety and female empowerment within the city.
Next up on the liquidation chopping block, Toys 'R' Us. The toy retailer has decided to close down and liquidate all their United States locations. The toy retailer’s CEO David Brandon, told employees on Wednesday about the company's plan to liquidate all of its U.S. stores. The information broke when the Associated Press got access to an audio recording of the meeting. The US is home to 740 Toys 'R' Us stores, and roughly 30,000 employees will be let go as a result of the closures.
By Insurance Hunter Team on Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:01
Back in December it was revealed that Loblaws had been part of a price fixing scheme that spanned well over a decade. To make up for their wrongdoing, the company decided to give their customers a $25 gift card. To obtain that gift card, you had to fill out a form online saying you bought a specific brand of bread, give them your name, mailing address, and phone number. Six weeks or so following, you would get your card.
By Insurance Hunter Team on Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:16
Like right out of a teen movie, a 14-year-old girl decided to throw the party of the year last Friday, in West Vancouver.
Canadian internet providers are set to hike prices once again, causing unrest amongst residents.
By Insurance Hunter Team on Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:20
Today, on International Women’s Day, a new $10 bill featuring civil rights activist Viola Desmond will be unveiled.
By Insurance Hunter Team on Wed, 03/07/2018 - 13:01
Back in December, the Canadian Pressed named “The Demise of Sears Canada” as the story of the year. And, it is easy to see why. Every step they took over the past year dug themselves further and further into the ground.
By Insurance Hunter Team on Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:10
As part of a push to boost success for small businesses across Canada, Chase Merchant Services has vowed to lower credit card fees.