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Canada's Leading Retailers - Latest Trends and Strategies: 12th Edition

By Christopher Daniel and Dr. Tony Hernandez

This report provides insight into the trends and strategies of Canada’s Top 130 retail corporations for Fiscal 2012. This twelfth edition...

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E-Retail in Canada: Performance Meets 'Bricks and Mortar

By Dr. Maurice Yeates and Dr. Tony Hernandez

E-Retail is becoming an important channel for retail growth globally and in Canada. In this paper we attempt to put...

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Retail Store Vacancy in the GTA: 2007 to 2012

By Dr. Tony Hernandez and Tansel Erguden

Retail vacancy is widely regarded as a key measure of the vitality of a shopping venue from a property, asset management and...

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Exploring Residential Property Prices in the Toronto Region

By Dr. Maurice Yeates, Paul Du and Dr. Tony Hernandez

This report builds on research from the CSCA that reported on residential property prices in the...

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Power Retail Vacancy in Canada: 2012

By Dr. Tony Hernandez and Tansel Erguden

Power centres are a mature shopping centre type in Canada. As the number and size of power centres has increased so to...

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Power Retail Growth in Canada and the GTA: 2012

By Dr. Tony Hernandez, Tansel Erguden and Andrew Murray

For more than a decade the evolution of power retailing has been the focus of numerous CSCA studies. Over...

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Canada's Leading Retailers - Latest Trends and Strategies: 11th Edition

By Christopher Daniel and Dr. Tony Hernandez

This report provides insight into the trends and strategies of Canada’s Top 124 retail corporations for Fiscal 2011. This...

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Market Thresholds of Major Retail Chains in Canada: 3rd Edition

By Dr. Tony Hernandez, Christopher Daniel and Andrew Murray

This research letter examines the spatial distribution of major chains across Canada by size of ‘market’ (and is...

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Property Valuation in the City of Toronto: A Regression Approach

By Dr. Maurice Yeates, Paul Du and Dr. Tony Hernandez

This report is a hedonic price analysis of residential sales in Toronto for 2006 (12 months) and...

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Brownfield Redevelopment and the Triple Bottom Line Approach

By Chuck Chakrapani and Dr. Tony Hernandez

The CSCA working in partnership with The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MAH) and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities...

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Retail in the Digital Age: The Mobile Shopping Companion

By Dr. Tony Hernandez and Andrew Murray

The CSCA conducted a major survey of young Canadians to ascertain how they use their mobile devices for shopping related activities....

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Power Retail Growth in Canada and the GTA: 2011

By Dr. Tony Hernandez, Tansel Erguden and Andrew Murray

For more than a decade the evolution of power retailing has been the focus of numerous CSCA studies. Over...

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Corporate Location Planning: Summary Findings

By Dr. Tony Hernandez and Matthew Emmons

In the late summer of 2011 the CSCA carried out a survey of corporate location decision making practices amongst...

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Canada's Leading Retailers - Latest Trends and Strategies: 10th Edition

By Christopher Daniel and Dr. Tony Hernandez

This report is the tenth edition of the CSCA’s Canada’s Leading Retailers, a series analyzing the growth strategies carried out...

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Charting the GTA

By Dr. Maurice Yeates

This major report is a benchmark, an analysis of trends, and a set of forecasts.  As a benchmark, it documents the types, magnitude, and location...

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The Turnaround of the Downtown

By Dr. Maurice Yeates (with Paul Du and Tansel Erguden)

This paper shows that downtown Toronto (bounded by Jarvis St. on the east, Spadina Ave. on the west, Davenport...

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Power Retail Vacancy in Canada: 2010

By Dr. Tony Hernandez

Power centres are now a well established shopping centre type in Canada. Since the late 1980s the country has witnessed the widespread development and clustering...

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Foreign Retail Chains in Canada

By Joe Aversa, Christopher Daniel and Dr. Tony Hernandez

For more than a century the Canadian retail marketplace has been shaped by the presence of international retail players....

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Commercial Activity in Canada in 2010

By Dr. Jim Simmons and Shizue Kamikihara

With this publication, Commercial Activity in Canada: 2010, the Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity continues to monitor the performance of the...

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Power Retail Growth in Canada and the GTA: 2010

By Dr. Tony Hernandez, Tansel Erguden and Magnus Svindal

The evolution of power retailing has been the focus of numerous CSCA reports over the last decade. The development and...

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