Markham

17
DEC
2014

6 Compelling Reasons 2015 Will be a Great Year for GTA Retailers

Low CAD $, Low Oil Price and a Growing US Economy The deepest, darkest part of winter might be getting you down, but here’s some news that’ll cheer you up. Ontario’s economy will roll along like the Niagara river in springtime. This is big. As I began writing... Read More →
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03
JUL
2014

Ontario’s Economic Recovery on the Way?

Improving US Economy: When will its Impact be felt in Ontario? The province of Ontario is in an unusual situation given that it could boom again if the US economy thrives. Stats show the province isn’t responding like it used to. There’s a time lag, and economic... Read More →
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05
FEB
2014

Walmart Canada to Grow Significantly in 2014

Walmart Expanding in Canada WalMart is feeling positive about the Canadian retail market in 2014 — and their battle with Costco and Amazon.  They’re expanding their retail service in Canada and have just announced they will spend almost a half billion dollars in new store... Read More →
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20
NOV
2013

DOWNTOWN Markham – A New Focus for Canada’s High Tech Capital City

Markham Retail Shopping Scene Ravenshoe Packaging is located in Markham, Ontario on the northeast side of the GTA region. It’s an exciting, modern area headed for rapid growth and expansion. On previous posts I discussed Markham’s growth projections and with large residential and... Read More →
09
APR
2013

Time to Save Money with Supply Chain Optimization

If you’ve run ad campaigns, done price discounts, redesigned your logos, and launched new sku’s and you still can’t get your profits where you need them, you’d be wise to zoom out and take a big picture view of your supply chain.  Just for a moment, let your mind open up to some... Read More →
12
MAR
2013

Are Big US Companies about to Alter the Retail Landscape?

More US Retailers Invading Canada While a lot of hype surrounds the arrival of Target stores in Canada, there are a number of other big US retailers crossing the border too.  Is this the critical mass period where we see a landslide into Canada as big US companies find it easier... Read More →
14
JAN
2013

Canadian Retail Sales – What’s Your Outlook for 2014?

Retail Sales Still Growing but Does Trouble Lay Just Ahead? With the US fiscal cliff crisis seemingly resolved and the global economy stabilizing somewhat, is our manufacturing sector in for a better year ahead? What is your situation now and your prognosis for the coming year?... Read More →
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17
DEC
2012

Blister Packaging – High Visibility Solutions for Retail

One of the most evident proofs of high technology used in packaging today is blister packaging. The paper, metalics, printing, embossing, and plastic manufacturing employed in blister packs is amazing. It’s a high tech product that can help you sell more at point of... Read More →
12
NOV
2012

2012 Xmas Sales Forecast

Some unique conditions are going to be in place for the 2012 Xmas sales season. Add that to the fact that economic growth is positive and we may see stronger sales results this Xmas. ShopperTrak has released its findings for the US retail market recently and they point out the... Read More →
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05
NOV
2012

Canadian Retail Sales Pick up Slightly in Q3, 2012

Strong Growth in the West, Moderate in the East Overall, the latest consumer retail stats were positive. Knowing where sales are strong or ailing is important to your marketing and sales strategy. Here’s a brief review of retail sales activity in August: Canadian retail... Read More →
03
OCT
2012

Pan American Games Coming to Markham?

Yes, Markham is slated to host some of the events in the The 2015 Pan American Games. Toronto is the city which won the bidding for the 2015 Pan Am Games which is an athletic competition held every 4 years where athletes from countries within North, South, and Central America can... Read More →
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