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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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Canada's Leading Retailers - Latest Trends and Strategies: 9th Edition

By Christopher Daniel, Joe Aversa and Dr. Tony Hernandez

This report provides insight into the trends and strategies of Canada's Top 121 retail corporations for Fiscal 2009. This...

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Emerging Trends in Grocery Retailing

By Christopher Daniel, Joe Aversa and Dr. Tony Hernandez

The report is part of an on-going series of CSCA Research Reports that focus on emerging trends within specific...

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Ethnic Markets in the Greater Toronto Area

By Dr. Jim Simmons, Shizue Kamikihara and Dr. Tony Hernandez

The Toronto region includes one of the largest and most complex ethnic markets of any city in the developed...

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Greyfield Power Centres and Ghost Boxes? Power Centre Vacancy Rates in Canada, 2005 - 2009

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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The Impact of Heritage Designation: Case Study of Downtown Peterborough

By Chuck Chakrapani and Dr. Tony Hernandez

Using a case study approach centred on the historic downtown core of the City of Peterborough, Ontario, this research letter highlights the importance...

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Power Retail Growth in Canada and the GTA: 2009

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...

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Canada's Leading Retailers - Latest Trends and Strategies: 8th Edition

By Christopher Daniel, Joe Aversa and Dr. Tony Hernandez

This report provides insight into the trends and strategies of Canada’s Top 121 retail corporations...

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Retail Store Vacancy in the GTA: 2005 to 2009

By Dr. Tony Hernandez, Tansel Erguden and Magnus Svindal

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

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The Changing Character of Ethnic Retail - Case Studies within the GTA

By Zhixi Cecilia Zhuang and Dr. Tony Hernandez 

Canada has long been a country of immigrants.  As waves of immigrants have made Canada their home, new ethnic communities and neighbourhoods...

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Tracking the Evolution of the Canadian Mall

By Dr. Tony Hernandez and Paul Du

In the late spring of 2008, the CSCA reported preliminary findings from a major study focused on detailing the changes that had...

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The Impact of Power Retail? - The Victoria Study

By Jim Simmons and Shizue Kamikihara

This report concludes a two part series on power retailing in Victoria, British Columbia.  The first asked the question 'Who Shops Power Retail'.  This...

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Who Shops Power Retail? - The Victoria Study

By Jim Simmons and Shizue Kamikihara

This report, the first of a two part series, provides a detailed case study of power retailing in Victoria, British Columbia. Using comprehensive transport...

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Greening Retail: Volume 2 - Best Environmental Practices of Leading Retailers from Around the World

By: Wendy Evans, Hersch Jacobs, Leigh Sparks, Marion Denney, Kernaghan Webb, Marc Vilanova

The term 'greening retail' refers to the programming and adoption of environmentally friendly practices within the group...

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Canada's Leading Retailers - Latest Trends and Strategies: 7th Edition

By Christopher Daniel, Dr. Tony Hernandez and Joseph Aversa

This report provides insight into the trends and strategies of Canada's Top 118 retail corporations for Fiscal 2007.  This...

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Commercial Activity in Canada in 2008

By Jim Simmons and Shizue Kamikihara

With this publication, the CSCA continues to monitor the performance of the commercial sector within the Canadian economy.  We hope that the volume will...

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Power Retail Growth in Canada and the GTA: 2008

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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Canada's Leading Retailers - Latest Trends and Strategies: 6th Edition

By Christopher DanielDr. Tony Hernandez and Joseph Aversa

This report provides insight into the trends and strategies of Canada's Top 118 retail corporations for Fiscal 2006.  The research reflects the...

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Defining Power Retailing

By Dr. Tony Hernandez and Jim Simmons

The Canadian retail landscape has been transformed over the last decade by waves of development of power centres.  At the CSCA, we...

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Places to Shop and Places to Grow

By Dr. Tony Hernandez and Ron Buliung

This report is a pioneering effort to juxtapose information on travel patterns in the Greater Toronto Area with information on the distribution...

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