Recession might be the first word that comes to mind when evaluating the retail market in the United States, but the same cannot be said of the Canadian market. While the recent financial crisis in the U.S. has had an effect in many countries across the world, there are a number of markets that are seeing significant growth, particularly the Canadian retail sector.
Canada has a stable economy and a strong dollar, and as a result, is seeing more retailers – from the U.S. and beyond – enter the marketplace. The influx of new stores and concepts is changing the face of Canadian retail.
Oberfeld Snowcap was established over 30 years ago and has grown into one of the leading real estate advisory companies in Canada. RLI speaks to Executive Vice Presidents Chris Tarrant and Jim Murdoch about how the business has grown and its plans moving forward. – Retail & Leisure International (www.rli.uk.com ) – November 2011
Created by Cadillac Fairview in 1997, the Achievement in New Retail Concepts (ARC) Awards celebrate excellence in Canadian retail innovation. In 2004, Ted Oberfeld and Seymore Obront were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Canadian retail industry…
Cadillac Fairview 7th ARC Award, 2004
Oberfeld Snowcap’s Executive Vice-President, Jim Murdoch, has been quoted within this blog article on MIPIM World Blog. American retail is emerging from the recession, and big groups are expanding again. But now the story is not only about the US, as Canada is fast becoming a major contender for international brands…Click here to read the…
A&W, long-time purveyor of draft root beer in frosted mugs and the quaint “burger family,” is challenging industry leader McDonald’s Corp. for the growing downtown market.
Article written by David Ebner, published in Vancouver – Globe & Mail, January 1, 2011