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Alberta expects 80 to 100 cannabis stores licensed in a month

Oct 16, 2018

Alberta expects 80 to 100 cannabis stores licensed in a month

Alberta expects to have 80 to 100 cannabis retail stores licensed over the next month, with 17 locations ready for the first day of legal sales on Wednesday. The Canadian province is confident it will have adequate supplies ready for Wednesday, said Alain Maisonneuve, chief ...

Japanese items sold at Russian post offices drawing consumers

Sep 20, 2018

Japanese items sold at Russian post offices drawing consumers

Everyday household and food items from Japan that have been on sale at more than 2,000 post offices in Russia since May have proved a hit, with popular products even experiencing supply shortages. Japanese goods including noodles and shampoos are currently on sale in post ...

/ Jul 21, 2018

Foreign supermarkets struggle to make a profit in Japan

Some of the major foreign supermarket chains that entered Japan around 2000 offering low prices made possible through bulk purchases have exited the country. Carrefour SA of France and Tesco PLC of Britain pulled the plug on their supermarkets in 2005 and 2013, respectively. Even the ...