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Ikea Canada sales grow 5.9% to $2.17 billion in 2017

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Ikea Canada reported on Tuesday retail sales of $2.17 billion in Canada for the financial year ending August 31, up 5.9 percent from the previous year. Marking its 40th anniversary in Canada in Fiscal Year 2017, the furniture retailer has seen retail sales increase by 33.5 percent over the last three years largely due to a greater store count and better online presence.    […]

Marketing

Amazon starts Australian trial after months of hype

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Amazon.com Inc’s Australian arm began an order-taking trial on Thursday, giving life to the hype which has preceded its arrival in the world’s No. 12 economy and weighed on the shares of the brick-and-mortar retail sector. The trial kicked off at 3 p.m. (0400 GMT) with the Amazon Australia website’s search box filling in product […]