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Hudson's Bay Co. closing its 15 Hudson's Bay stores in the Netherlands

Hudson's Bay Co. closing its 15 Hudson's Bay stores in the Netherlands

TORONTO — Hudson's Bay Co. is closing its 15 Hudson's Bay stores in the Netherlands, as well as its e-commerce site and headquarters in the country by the end of the year.
HELOCs, refinancing helped fuel spending, Bank of Canada researchers say

HELOCs, refinancing helped fuel spending, Bank of Canada researchers say

Canadian homeowners who accessed their home equity through a loan or refinancing helped fuel household spending in recent years, according to research by staff at the Bank of Canada.

Choice Properties REIT selling portfolio of 30 properties for $426 million

TORONTO — Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust has signed a deal to sell 30 properties in mostly smaller communities across Canada for $426 million. The buyer was not immediately identified.
Canadian retail sales up 0.4 per cent in July, first increase in three months

Canadian retail sales up 0.4 per cent in July, first increase in three months

OTTAWA — Statistics Canada says retail sales rose 0.4 per cent in July to $51.5 billion, the first increase in three months. Economists had expected an increase of 0.6 per cent, according to financial markets data firm Refinitiv.
Fishing Close to Bottom

Fishing Close to Bottom

Anglers know that it’s important to fish close to the bottom of the lake, because that’s where the fish are, even though we get snagged on rocks, branches and logs. That same idea relates to workplace relationships, productivity, profitability, peace and harmony.