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Marina Strauss

Marina Strauss covers retailing for The Globe and Mail's Report on Business. She follows a wide range of topics in the sector, from the fallout of foreign retailers invading Canada to how a merchant such as the Swedish Ikea gets its mojo. She has probed the rise and fall (and revival efforts) of Loblaw Cos., Hudson's Bay and others. She has also covered marketing, consumer products, the professions, legal affairs and city hall; she has worked in Ottawa, Montreal and Vancouver. She got her start at The Gazette in Montreal.

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Canadian industries warn tariff battle will raise costs, hit supply chains Subscriber content
HBC shareholders back $54.8-million executive pay package for chairman Richard Baker Subscriber content
Investors pick fight with HBC over chairman Richard Baker’s pay package Subscriber content
Tim Hortons franchisee group threatens protests over licence renewal dispute Subscriber content
Hudson’s Bay to shutter 10 Lord & Taylor stores, including Manhattan flagship
Court rules ‘Applicant X’ in bread price-fixing case to remain anonymous
Canada Goose partners with Alibaba for push into China Subscriber content
How Rexall plans to slim down for healthier profit in a competitive market Subscriber content
Tim Hortons franchisee files suit against parent company over licence renewal dispute Subscriber content
Canadian Tire eyes global expansion with Helly Hansen deal Subscriber content
Harry Rosen presses for success with joint ventures, acquisitions Subscriber content
Loblaw plans to ‘blanket’ Canada with e-commerce options by the end of 2018
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Sobeys on the rebound: Is Michael Medline’s strategy working? Subscriber content
The Ocado way: The British future of grocery e-commerce is coming to Canada Subscriber content
Restaurant Brands vows to win back business with $700-million Tim Hortons makeover
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Federal government to investigate Tim Hortons franchisees’ complaints against parent company RBI Subscriber content
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Tim Hortons franchisee loses store licence amid clash with parent company Subscriber content
After misstep, Sporting Life pushes ahead with store, e-commerce expansion Subscriber content
Tim Hortons slides from fourth to 50th in brand reputation survey
Hudson’s Bay CEO says ‘no sacred cows’ as retailer looks to shake up business