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About Odyssey Partners Inc.

Over the past 20 years Odyssey Partners Inc has worked with every major national and regional retailer in Canada to become well versed in the Canadian retail space. Put simply, we understand retail. Our team has excellent relationships at all levels of Canadian retail – from management, merchandising, marketing, operations to the store level. It is through these relationships that Odyssey Partners Inc. drives sales of our partners product.

Great Display Example

Apple HomeKit Experience Centers do a fantastic job of showing consumers what they get with their purchase by providing an interactive experience that’s available at retail level without the need for a large showroom. Dealerscope provides a great overview of the display in … Read More…

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Amazon Prime Day 2017

Retail Drive provides great insights into this year’s Amazon Prime Day. Their 5 takeaways are: Prime Day 2017 had fewer fails Targeted deals grew key categories, but grocery lagged Amazon killed the competition Amazon won the marketplace battle New members and Amazon products … Read More…

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Staples to be Acquired by Sycamore Partners for $6.9B

Full details here: http://news.staples.com/press-release/corporate/staples-inc-enters-definitive-agreement-be-acquired-sycamore-partners-1025-s

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Sears Hoping To Restructure

Sears Canada says it is seeking court protection from its creditors in order to restructure its business. When you are outside a market, you need to know what is happening in that same market. Let Odyssey Partners be your eyes, ears and voice … Read More…

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Study Shows Fitbit Accurately Tracks Sleep Stages

Fitbit the leader in connected health and fitness wearables, has validated the ability of wrist-worn trackers that incorporate movement and cardiac sensors, like Fitbit Alta HR™, Fitbit Blaze™ and Fitbit Charge 2™, to accurately determine light, deep and REM sleep stages. Read full details … Read More…

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Will Showrooms be the Future of Retail?

Lara Ewen of RetailDrive shares her opinions and interviews industry leaders to provide some interesting predictions on the future of showrooms. “As customers change the way they shop, retail will also have to change, both to accommodate, but also to survive. “Showrooms are going to be a … Read More…

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AmazonFresh Drive-thru Stores Could be Amazon’s Next Move.

Amazon reportedly has plans to open 20 grocery stores in major U.S. cities over the next couple of years potentially with a buy online pickup via drive through format. Find the details here.

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Fitbit Is Taking The Lead In Wearable Sleep Tracking

New Fitbit features deliver data previously only available through a sleep lab! Get the full details here.

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Walmart Canada Shares How it’s Working to Stay Relevant in a Digital Age

Walmart Canada is testing things such as in-store scanners/phone apps, wider isles, lower shelves, walk-in fridges, and more strategic online a in-store product offerings to try stay relevant and compete with online shopping. Read the full details from The Globe and Mail article here.

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Tech Data Canada leader Rick Reid to retire

Congratulations Rick we wish you well in retirement! Read CDN’s story on it here.

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