The uncertain future of retail in Canada after a pandemic
Can small businesses survive the aftermath of COVID-19?
A very different retail landscape is starting to emerge in North America as COVID-19 continues to affect almost every aspect of our economy.
It's one without stores like Pier One Imports, Reitmans or Addition Elle. Independent stores, too, are struggling to stay afloat.
Is the great retail apocalypse finally here?
- CBC Radio's business and economics show, Cost of Living, is back to its regular spring timeslot on CBC Radio One. Catch it Friday May 22 at 11:30 a.m. or Tuesday, May 26 at 11:30 p.m.
Not so fast, according to one expert who is drawing lessons from New Orleans, as it rebuilt after hurricane Katrina.
Cost of Living host Paul Haavardsrud and producer Anis Heydari dig into the future of retail.
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