Once unique, Lululemon faces rivals on all sides
TORONTO (Reuters) - When Lululemon Athletica Inc opened its first U.S. shop in 2003, its form-fitting yoga pants, free classes and Pacific Northwest vibe were a revelation to its new American...
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RIP Dave Brubeck, you were one of the jazz greats
An American jazz icon passed away today at 91. Dave Brubeck, best known for his classic song Take Five, was one of the most brilliant pianists I ever saw at Toronto's annual jazz festival.
E-Commerce Delivery Startup Shutl Lands Another $3.2M In Run-Up To U.S. Launch
Shutl, the London-based startup that promises to enable the delivery of online purchases within minutes of sale, has secured $3.2 million in funding that it plans to put toward its upcoming debut in North America. The new money was brought in by Shutl’s existing investors, which include UPS’s strategic venture arm and Hummingbird Ventures, along with the participation of two new backers, e.ventures and Notion Capital. Shutl’s last bit of funding was the $2 million raise it announced in August, which was also provisioned to be put toward the impending North American launch. Over the past year, Shutl has expanded across the UK, where it says it can enable the delivery of goods purchased online either within minutes of them being purchased or inside a 1-hour window selected by the shopper. It does this with its web platform, which connects retailers to local same-day courier companies. The company claims its fastest delivery clocks in at just under 15 minutes from time of purchase. This ...
X-Factor's Simon Cowell says time for a Canadian version of show
The creator of the hit franchise 'The X-Factor', Simon Cowell, said Canada should be a candidate for its own show. The producer of the U.K. and American 'X-Factor' was in Toronto on Tuesday promoting his shows when he made the comments.
AHL: Toronto Marlies win to advance to Calder Cup finals
Toronto Marlies beat Oklahoma City Barons 3-1 to advance to the Calder Cup finals next week. Marlies won the series 4-1 as the Western Conference winners of the American Hockey League (AHL) and go up against Norfolk Admirals next Friday.