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Poll: How much will you spend on booze this holiday season?

In December, liquor sales double and, in some cases, triple compared to other months of the year. How about for you?

Consumer Insight | Food & Drink
JJ Wilson and Chip Wilson at Kit and Ace | BCBusiness

Is Kit and Ace, Chip Wilson's big new bet, really a tech startup?

Backed by the bank of Chip Wilson, retailer Kit and Ace is scaling like a startup in the tech sector—and targeting that crowd too

Entrepreneurs | Branding | Consumer Insight
Lululemon share prices | BCBusiness

Lululemon share price plummets 16.4 per cent

Plus, renting in the burbs and McKinsey meets Vancouver

Branding | Finance & Investing
Companies we love to hate | BCBusiness

Consumer Report 2015: The companies we love to hate

Everybody has an opinion about their bank or cellphone provider. Here's what British Columbians said about theirs in our survey

Research | Consumer Insight
Simons at Park Royal | BCBusiness

Consumer Report 2015: The burbs go upscale

This fall, downtown will have to share the spotlight for upscale retail activity, as Quebec fashion house Simons opens at Park Royal and the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet lands at YVR

Research | Consumer Insight

Consumer Report 2015: How Holt Renfrew is preparing for Nordstrom

How two iconic Canadian brands are gearing up (or not) for the arrival of customer service king Nordstrom in downtown Vancouver

Research | Consumer Insight
Consumer report 2015 | BCBusiness

Consumer Report 2015: How is customer service in B.C.?

Our exclusive BCBusiness/Insights West survey on the state of customer service in B.C., including details on the best and worst banks and cellphone providers. Plus: the arrival of Nordstrom in Vancouver this month and what it means for local retailers

Research | Consumer Insight
Medical marijuana | BCBusiness

Police crack down on pot shops in Vancouver and Victoria

Plus, conditions for energy projects and the end of a sausage factory

Marijuana | Pipelines | Lower Mainland
Roger Hardy | BCBusiness

Roger Hardy: Canada's e-commerce king

Roger Hardy built Clearly Contacts into the world's largest online retailer of contact lenses. Now he's about to revolutionize the way we buy shoes

Entrepreneurs | Digital | Branding


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