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Washington DC's 14th Street

Oct 31, 2019

James Cook walks Washington DC's 14th Street with Leah Smith. Food, bars, boutiques and more!

Fall Back in Love With Fast Food With LEON

Oct 25, 2019

James meets up with Glenn Edwards to talk about LEON USA inc., the fast food chain that will woo you with its quality ingredients and creamy porridge. He says "We think we can do several hundred LEON in the U.S."

Oct 24, 2019

Earls has 68 locations in North America with more to come. Sharilyn Mason and Mark Hladik discuss the challenges a Canadian chain faces when opening locations in the U.S.; how Earls has adapted to increased popularity in food delivery; the benefits of being a private company; and the unique Cocktail Lab concept at Earls...

Oct 17, 2019

Indigo operates 89 cultural superstores under the banners Chapters and Indigo and 113 small format stores.  Jim McLellan, Vice President of Real Estate, discusses the Canadian retailer's cautious strategy as it enters the the U.S. market.

James Cook is the director of retail research in the Americas for JLL. 


Oct 11, 2019

Craig Patterson, Editor-in-Chief at Retail Insider, watches retail more closely than just about anyone in Canada. He talks about the country's top malls, including Yorkdale in Toronto and Park Royal in West Vancouver; new foreign concepts; entertainment centers West Edmonton Mall and American Dream; and the...