Food And Restaurants

KFC Canada to launch new Select restaurant concept

Colonel Sanders may evoke visions of deep fried chicken in a bucket, but KFC is hoping his brand clout will help woo a younger, burrito-loving crowd to an entirely new restaurant concept from KFC Canada

The purveyor of the fat-engorged Double Down sandwich will debut its new banner, KFC Select, next month in Toronto, aimed at consumers drawn to fresher fast food fare from Subway and so-call ....

Loblaw gains advantage with $12.4B Shoppers Drug Mart deal

Loblaw Cos.’ $12.4 billion purchase of Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. gives the Canadian grocer an edge over bigger U.S. rivals such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. by adding downtown stores across the country

The second-biggest grocery acquisition of the past decade will see Loblaw gain a drugstore chain with more than 1,240 small-format stores, many in inner cities. The downtown stores allow Loblaw t ....

Metro Inc to reorganize Ontario stores as competition heats up

MONTREAL – Metro Inc. will reorganize its supermarket network in Ontario by switching some conventional grocery stores to discount outlets and revamping labour deals in a bid to improve sales per square foot and attract more shoppers.

The move reflects just how competitive Canada’s largest provincial market has become as rivals step up their own offerings. Wal-Mart Stores, Target Corp. ....