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Description:  Nordstrom and Target are about to open stores in Canada, J. Crew and Tory Burch just did so, and Ann Taylor and Kate Spade are scouting locations.


Date: Sep 14, 2012


Questions for Discussions:

  • Summarize the challenges facing American retailers entering the Canadian retail market.
  • What are the factors that facilitate entry by these firms?
  • What would motivate management to make this move?
  • How well would you expect these retailers to do?
  • How will these developments affect supply chains currently in place in Canada?
  • Are there social responsibility issues for management to consider here?

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