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Grocer Loblaw reports sluggish food sales, touts e-commerce progress

Grocer Loblaw reports sluggish food sales, touts e-commerce progress

Canada's largest grocer reported sluggish same-store sales in its food business during its latest quarter, but touted growth in its online offerings after the company spent the past year prioritizing its digital business. Loblaw Companies Ltd.
Fendi honours Lagerfeld and fashion's 'longest love story'

Fendi honours Lagerfeld and fashion's 'longest love story'

MILAN — Fendi paid understated tribute Thursday to Karl Lagerfeld, who died this week and was the Rome-based fashion house's creative director for 54 years.
TFSAs may be a better than RRSPs for many types of savers, financial experts say

TFSAs may be a better than RRSPs for many types of savers, financial experts say

TORONTO — The registered retirement savings plan (RRSP) is one of the best-known tax shelters available to Canadians, particularly in the weeks before the annual contribution deadline, which is March 1 this year.
US home sales tumbled 1.2 per cent in January

US home sales tumbled 1.2 per cent in January

WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales fell 1.2 per cent in January to their worst pace in more than three years, as persistent affordability problems have put a harsh chill in the real estate market.
Made-in-Canada lab-grown meat a possibility after grant from U.S. non-profit

Made-in-Canada lab-grown meat a possibility after grant from U.S. non-profit

A group of Toronto scientists will soon attempt to develop a less-expensive way to grow lab-made meat after securing a grant from an American non-profit aiming to boost advances in cultured protein.
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