Sounds like PR spin. I get the sense that Goodlife is on the downswing - they haven't managed to capitalize on the recent explosion of smaller, urban gyms opening along traditional retail strips. Their sprawling layouts feel dated.
UK Toy Retailer ‘Hamleys’ to Enter Canada with Stores
September 12, 2019
By Craig Patterson
Iconic toy retailer Hamleys, which was founded in London UK in 1760, will be entering the Canadian market by opening stores as part of global expansion. That’s according to news reports from India stating that Reliance Retail, which acquired Hamleys several months ago, plans to open Hamleys stores in the United States as well as in Canada.
Founded in 1760 in London and now Indian-owned, Canada is part of the international expansion plans for the iconic toy retailer, which could be a threat to local chains such as Toys ‘R’ Us.www.retail-insider.com
Toronto explores creating grants for music venues
The money would be targeted toward bars and clubs feeling the pressure of increasing property taxes – but the provincial government could stand in the way
BY MICHAEL RANCIC
NOVEMBER 20, 2019
The money would be targeted toward bars and clubs feeling the pressure of increasing property taxes but the provincial government could stand in the waynowtoronto.com