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Canada's Shopify slides after Citron criticism

04 Oct 2017

TORONTO Shopify Inc shares fell by over 11 percent on Wednesday after short-seller Citron Research said the Canadian provider of online retailing software was overvalued, according to traders and analysts.

Canada's Roots Corp sets C$14-C$16 per share IPO range: term sheet

02 Oct 2017

TORONTO Canadian apparel company Roots Corp has set a price range of C$14 ($14.00) to C$16 per share for its planned Toronto initial public offering (IPO), seeking to raise about C$200 million, according to a term sheet of the deal seen by Reuters on Monday.

'Darkest Hour' offers a timely study into Churchill's leadership

12 Sep 2017

TORONTO "Darkest Hour," a new film about Winston Churchill's early days as Britain's Prime Minister during World War Two, looks at the importance of leadership and prescience in turbulent times, said British actor Gary Oldman, who plays Churchill.

Gyllenhaal taps courage of Boston bombing survivor for 'Stronger'

10 Sep 2017

TORONTO Jake Gyllenhaal put his "heart and soul" into "Stronger", a film about Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, and in the process found inspiration and a special kinship with Bauman.

'Five Foot Two' explores Lady Gaga's vulnerable side

09 Sep 2017

TORONTO In "Gaga: Five Foot Two", director Chris Moukarbel captures the artist hidden behind the outrageous costumes, revealing a woman unafraid to express her vulnerabilities and exercise her agency. | Video

Hudson's Bay reports wider loss; Saks rebounds but Europe, margins sag

06 Sep 2017

TORONTO Department store operator Hudson's Bay Co reported on Tuesday a steeper-than-forecast quarterly loss but retail sales slightly topped expectations as new store openings and a favorable foreign exchange impact offset fewer shoppers and more sales promotions.

Lululemon beats forecasts, lifts outlook as online sales jump

01 Sep 2017

TORONTO Canadian yoga and leisure apparel maker Lululemon Athletica Inc reported quarterly profit and sales on Thursday that topped expectations as online sales surged 30 percent thanks to an effort to beef up its e-commerce strategy, and the company raised its outlook.

Stories of survival, women to highlight Toronto film festival

25 Jul 2017

TORONTO Stories of survival in turbulent times, including David Gordon Green's world premiere of "Stronger" about a victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, are among the highlights in store at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

Stories of survival and women to highlight Toronto film festival

25 Jul 2017

TORONTO Stories of survival in turbulent times, including David Gordon Green's world premiere of "Stronger" about a victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, are among the highlights in store at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

Hudson's Bay real estate IPO unlikely any time soon: RioCan CEO

21 Jul 2017

TORONTO Retailer Hudson's Bay Co is unlikely to take its vast real estate holdings public any time soon, the head of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust , a partner in a venture that holds some of those assets, said on Thursday.

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