A clerk working at a Brandon store was punched in the face while a woman attempted to make off without paying for merchandise on Thursday.
Police say a female suspect entered the store in the 900 block of Victoria Avenue at around 11 a.m. While attempting to shoplift, she was apprehended by an employee, but was able to get away by striking the staff member.
WINNIPEG — Kildonan Place has won a gold marketing award for a touch-screen kiosk called Happybot.
The International Council of Shopping Centers recognized the mall in the digital campaign/emergency technology category for the easy-to-use kiosk that offers customers coupons, perks, discounts and giveaways.
Sears Canada plans to close another 10 stores across the country, including the location at Polo Park Shopping Centre in Winnipeg.
In a release Friday night, the retailer announced it “has entered into a number of lease surrender agreements and a lease amending agreement that will result in the exit” of a certain number of stores.
NEEPAWA, Man. — Rural Canadian shoppers may see some changes in their retail landscape. On June 22, Sears Canada filed for bankruptcy. This isn’t necessarily the end though, the once storied retailer said it expects to remain in business, restructure and come out of bankruptcy protection later this year. In its filing, the company said it needed time to let the impact of changes made earlier this year take effect. They were given 30 days of protection from creditors.