Business

Retail jobs put at risk by self-service technology, experts say

Walmart expanded technology to allow shoppers to use a scanner at 20 stores in B.C., other provinces

B.C. names new climate advisory panel

Merran Smith, Teck executive Marcia Smith co-chairs

Tools-only thrift shop to open in Cloverdale as Shell Busey project with Surrey Hospice Society

Shell Busey’s Tool Box a dream come true for the former home-improvement broadcaster

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Amazon gets 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters

Submissions were due last week. Online retailer has said tax breaks and grants would be factors

Brick, Leon’s distribution centre opens in Delta

This is the largest single investment in Leon’s history

Greens renew call for action on ride sharing

Claire Trevena blasted as ‘minister of taxis’ for delay

Pain will be shared with Surrey Sears closure

Guildford resident Mike Barbillion is one of many “little guys” adversely affected

BC Growth Opportunities Tour hits Surrey Friday

Twelve major companies and agencies will engage roughly 130 participants at Surrey City Hall

Northern timber supply reduction less than it appears

Doug Donaldson must divide remaining supply after pine beetle

UPDATE: Pressure on John Horgan to protect taxi industry

Claire Trevena announces another study of Uber-style service

In-Need No-More aims to help students in Surrey, Langley and Delta

Three KPU students want to give school supplies to 450 students this fall

Surrey Board of Trade CEO says feds trying to fix ‘communications disaster’

Small business operators will receive tax cut from 11 to nine per cent over the next two years

Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

Ottawa to cut small business tax rate to 9%

Changes to tax reform proposals aimed at clarifying wealthy are the target

B.C. salmon farm value growing rapidly

Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc to release industry inspection data

B.C. marijuana dispensaries form independent group

‘Canada could run out of legal cannabis next July’

Sears Canada to liquidate remaining stores

The move will put roughly 12,000 people out of work

Small cities brace for pending Sears closures

“It will have a direct economic impact on our community,” said Lyn Hall of Prince George.

Sears Canada asks court for permission to liquidate

Liquidation sales could start mid-October

Retail giants seize on pop-ups to woo millennials

Pop-up shops backed by big corporations now spring up like whack-a-moles