Costco to open first business centre in Canada — a move that could ‘devastate’ wholesale distributors
Retail Advisors Network™ quoted in The Financial Post today regarding Costco. “This could devastate some wholesale distributors,” said Bruce Winder, partner in Toronto-based Retail Advisors Network, noting elements of the new business will compete with Grand and Toy, Staples, and manufacturers and wholesalers in food office and furniture supply such as Unisource Canada Inc., Sysco Canada and Teknion Ltd.
Retail Advisors Network™ quoted in the Toronto Sun regarding holiday shopping. “The Canadian economy is really fragile still and we’ve seen that for all the reasons, including oil being down in the west to the growth of part-time jobs rather than full-time jobs,” said Bruce Winder of the Retail Advisors Network.
Retail Advisors Network™ quoted in US publication Salon.com regarding Sears US demise. “They’re past the point of being able to salvage themselves and turn it around,” Bruce Winder, co-founder of retail and manufacturing consultancy & marketplace Retail Advisors Network, told Salon.
Retail Advisors Network™quoted in the Toronto Sun regarding holiday sales.
Retail Advisors Network™ interviewed on BNN regarding Holiday sales overall.
Retail Advisors Network™ quoted in the Financial Post regarding Black Friday.