Canadian Tire, dealers strike new pact for changing times

04/23/2013 | Financial Post (Canada)

Canadian Tire and its 490 store owners signed a new 11-year contract after two years of negotiations that had the retailers looking for ways to simplify and streamline in the face of growing new competition from Wal-Mart and now Target. "We tried our best to take silly things that make our business complex out of the contract; aligning on how we share costs and structural things, like hierarchy of decision-making," said Dave Deplaedt, president of the Canadian Tire Dealers Association.

View Full Article in:

Financial Post (Canada)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Retail

Job Title Company Location
Vice President, Infrastructure and Operations
Neiman Marcus
Irving, Texas
VP Regional Manager/Regional Store Manager
Belk
Knoxville, Tennessee
Sales and Merchandising Manager
Staples
norwalk, Connecticut
Market Manager - Southern CA
BevMo!
California
Manager
Neiman Marcus
Bal Harbour, Florida