Linda Nguyen

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Linda Nguyen is a business reporter with The Canadian Press

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Jean Machine's new owners pitch turnaround amid denim resurgence

Four months after acquiring Jean Machine, the new owner of the denim retailer says it plans on "cleaning up" the look of its stores as part of an effort to woo back customers.

Sears Canada gets court approval to begin soliciting bids for its sale

An Ontario judge has given Sears Canada the green light to immediately proceed with reaching out to potential buyers while it's under creditor protection.

U.S. online thrift store chain ThredUp launches in Canada

After operating in the U.S. for nearly a decade, online thrift store ThredUp is expanding into Canada and setting its sights on shoppers who want to stay stylish but save their dimes.

Rise of the machines: Canadian retailers on 'cusp' of using more robotics

A small number of Canadian retailers have already embraced robotics technology. Others have been reluctant to follow suit, experts say, due to a lack of investment, a lack of access to the technology and for a long time, a lack of competition.

41% of Chinese buyers say they want Toronto real estate for schooling: study

The top reason why foreign buyers from China want to get into the Canadian housing market is education, not investment, according to data from a popular global real estate listings website.

Check your financial plan, review budget at least once a year, advisers say

January is often a good time to conduct a budget review because you'll have the benefit of the full year's receipts and expenses, financial planner says

Gourmet dog food a rising trend

Gourmet food... for dogs is a rising trend that treats the family pooch to meals fit for anyone.

Retirement planning: How to make sure you have enough money

When people picture retirement, they may envision lying on a sandy beach with a mojito in hand or teeing off on a breathtaking golf course in Hawaii. They usually don't consider the alternative: being broke and struggling to pay the bills.

Travellers wait for relaunch of low-cost NewLeaf flight reseller

NewLeaf airlines, a prospective discount airline hoping to fly from Hamilton, Ont. and other Canadian centres, is still not flying, despite an approval from the Canadian Transportation Agency.

Ikea considering bringing furniture recycling to Canada

Ikea is looking at bringing a "take back" program to Canada, where consumers could trade furniture bought at Ikea for store credit.

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