Retail

Miller Thomson’s Retail Group is comprised of collaborative and multi-disciplinary experts with in depth experience in the Canadian retail industry. As a one-stop service provider to the retail industry, we offer comprehensive and seamless advice to represent the full scope of your legal needs. We help our clients navigate the unique aspects of Canadian laws and industry practices. Whether a venture is based on organic “greenfield” growth or via strategic acquisitions, we provide turnkey advice for establishing and growing a retail operation in Canada.  Once established in Canada, we can operate as an extension of our clients’ in-house legal departments, acting as their on-call legal advisors.  We are equally adept at advising on day to day issues, as we are dealing with major transactions.

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Savvas Kotsopoulos participates in ICSC Canadian Convention kick-off event

Savvas Kotsopoulos, chair of Miller Thomson’s national Retail Group, today participates in an International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) event that square-offs retail experts in a negotiation showdown. High-profile senior level executives will go head-to-head in a ring, a unique...

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Savvas Kotsopoulos quoted in Fortune

Savvas Kotsopoulos, chair of Miller Thomson’s national Retail Group, is quoted in a recent Fortune.com article on American retailers entering Canada. The article titled, “In Canada, U.S. retailers can be their own worst enemy” explores the rocky start of Target...

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Savvas Kotsopoulos named 2013 Lexpert Rising Star

Savvas Kotsopoulos has been named by Lexpert as a Rising Star: Leading Lawyers Under 40.  Savvas was honoured at a dinner and awards ceremony, which took place in Toronto on November 5, 2013. The prestigious award recognizes Canada’s leading lawyers...

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Miller Thomson’s enhanced Retail Group

Miller Thomson’s Retail Group has enhanced its services and reach for 2013, in time for what promises to be an active year in the retail sector as Canada continues to factor into the expansion plans of many international retailers. The...

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André Nowakowski, Lisa Goodfellow and Clifford Hart will present in a panel discussion on “What’s New in Legal?” at the Retail Council of Canada’s HR Conference.

The session will be moderated by Laura Hammond (Country Human Resources Manager, H&M).

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Draft Regulations Relating to Signage in Quebec and French Language

On May 4, 2016, the Quebec government followed through on its plan to amend the Charter of the French Language (the “Charter”), publishing draft regulations which require the sufficient presence of French when a trademark in a language other than...

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Software Development and Licensing: What Retailers Need to Know

Every retailer today uses some form of software, whether it be a computer program running on local hardware, a hosted web site or an application running in the cloud or on a mobile device. Unfortunately, many retailers purchase such software...

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Retailers Take Note of CASL Crackdown

Porter Airlines Inc. has agreed to pay the amount of $150,000 as part of an Undertaking concerning alleged violations of paragraphs 6(1)(a), 6(2)(b) and 6(2)(c) and non-compliance with paragraph 11(1)(b) and subsection 11(3) of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), as well...

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Legislative Developments

A. Bill 45 – Healthy Menu Choices Act (Ontario) In November 2014, the Ontario government introduced Bill 45, which is aimed at promoting transparency and health in the province by enacting the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2014, amending the Smoke-Free Ontario...

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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation comes into Force July 1, 2014

Do you send emails, texts, or other electronic messages to your consumers, customers or suppliers? If so, you will be impacted by Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”), which sets out new rules for sending commercial emails, texts, social media messages and...

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Product Recall In 26 Jurisdictions Worldwide: Canada

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RYU Apparel closes short form prospectus offering

Counsel to the agent Canaccord Genuity Corp.

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Prince Albert car dealership sold to Wyant Group

Counsel to the seller

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Lawson Products completes cross-border acquisition of F.B. Feeney Hardware

Counsel to Lawson Products, Inc.

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Dayang Group makes strategic investment of up to CAD 42 million in INDOCHINO

Counsel to Dayang Group

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Groupe Marcelle acquires Lise Watier Cosmétiques

Counsel to Groupe Marcelle Inc.

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Retail Industry Update

Read the latest issue of this Miller Thomson’s Retail Industry Update

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