Browns Shoes partners with PayBright, online and in-store

TORONTO, ON—-PayBright, one of Canada’s leading providers of installment payment plans, today announced its partnership with celebrated Canadian shoe retailer Browns. Now, Canadians shopping online at and at Browns stores nationwide have the option to pay over time in 4 interest-free, biweekly installments. Buy now, pay later (BNPL) services …


Fairstone Financial Partners with Accent Home Furnishings for POS Financing

MONTREAL,QC–Fairstone Financial Inc., Canada’s leading provider of responsible lending solutions for near-prime borrowers, is now the exclusive provider of flexible point-of-sale (“POS”) financing to all Accent Home Furnishings stores. As part of its point-of-sale (POS) retail financing offer, Fairstone is providing Accent Home Furnishings customers with flexible financing options through …

Mergers & AcquisitionsRetail

New Investor Group to Acquire Bouclair

Will accelerate store expansion, online platform while repositioning retail footprint with a heavy investment focus in Quebec MONTREAL, QC–Alston Investments Inc., a new company formed by a group of Canadian investors with significant retail experience, today announced it has offered to acquire via an Asset Purchase Agreement a substantial portion …

Financial ResultsRetail

IKEA Canada grows sales by 6.1 per cent to $2.53 billion

Company continues to transform its business; retailer announces plans to expand and introduce new concepts in Toronto’s city centre BURLINGTON, ON–IKEA Canada announced sales of $2.53 billion for the financial year ending August 31, 2019, an increase of 6.1 per cent on the previous year. Detailed in the company’s 2019 …