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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.

Latest articles
Sobeys parent looks to beef up with $800-million acquisition of Ontario grocery chain Farm Boy Subscriber content
Major retail tenants in malls with failed Sears stores seek rent concessions Subscriber content
Tim Hortons parent settles with franchisee after locking him out of his restaurants Subscriber content
Walmart launches same-day grocery delivery pilot Subscriber content
HBC’s new leaders to focus on turning around weakest businesses as sales drop Subscriber content
Hudson’s Bay forms joint venture with German competitor Karstadt Subscriber content
Sears pensioners’ bid for creditor funds in CCAA faces opposition Subscriber content
Tim Hortons escalates fight with dissident franchisee group Subscriber content
New CEO Calvin McDonald looks to invoke Sephora experience as Lululemon surges ahead Subscriber content
Beverage makers explore entries to Canadian cannabis sector
Drugstores, in-store pharmacies push for right to sell recreational cannabis Subscriber content
Green rush: The race to sell cannabis in Canada Subscriber content
Bitter fight between Tim Hortons franchisee and parent company settled Subscriber content
Tim Hortons bets on all-day breakfast, new initiatives to spark sales growth
Sears retirees ask court for firm’s last $135-million to fund pension deficit Subscriber content
Mattress industry faces escalating tariff fight Subscriber content
New documents point to origins of alleged bread price-fixing scheme Subscriber content
Ottawa finds no issues with Restaurant Brands’ takeover of Tim Hortons despite franchisee complaints Subscriber content
Levi Strauss CEO Chip Bergh sizes up potential impact of escalating tariff battles Subscriber content
Tim Hortons franchisees reschedule protest after talks with management fail Subscriber content