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Oppy again honored as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

- General News
Proving its resilience in seasons of adversity, Oppy has been chosen as one of Canada’s Best Managed companies yet again.

Data shows how lockdowns devastated restaurants in Canada

- General News
The impact of the pandemic has hit the Canadian Restaurant industry hard and with the Restaurants Canada Trade Show in town May 9th to the 11th, new data identifies exactly how many restaurant businesses have been shuttered in Canada in the past 12 months.

Instacart now partners with Canada’s top five grocers

- Retail
Instacart, a leading retail enablement company in North America, today announced partnerships with more than ten new retailers to make same-day delivery more accessible countrywide, including retailers such as food and pharmacy leader Metro Inc., discount retailer Giant Tiger, specialty grocer Galleria Supermarket and more.

Metro moves forward as consolidation continues

- Produce Blueprints
Retail trends that have taken hold during the pandemic are expected to continue to evolve well into 2022.

Taylor Farms opens Toronto production facility

- General News
Taylor Farms, a leading North American producer of salads and healthy fresh foods announces the opening of the new Taylor Farms Toronto facility.

CPMA Retail Tour Stop 3: Provigo

- Produce Blueprints
This Provigo is one of the signature Loblaws orange floor concepts, with fresh-cut done in view of shoppers, lots of organics, and a wide assortment of the company's "imperfect" brand.

Rising inflation, labor problems stress retailers like Metro

- Produce Blueprints
The vaccine rollout, easing of restrictions, and people returning to work led to increased store foot traffic yet decreased basket sizes.

The pandemic forces changes at Metro Inc.

- Produce Blueprints
From consumer stockpiling and empty shelves to social distancing and online ordering, Canadian retailers and Metro—like all the rest—had to adjust quickly to the pandemic.

Metro Inc.’s technology makeover

- Produce Blueprints
The past decade has seen technology and digital applications transform the retail grocery industry, improving store and distribution center management as well as the consumer experience.

Metro Inc. grows with alliances, mergers

- Produce Blueprints
Metro Inc.’s growth from a small cooperative to a major Canadian retail grocer is characterized by strategic alliances and mergers.