These retailers have market presence

LEON’S FURNITURE LTD. $15.04 (Toronto symbol LNF; TSINetwork Rating: Average) (416-243-7880; www.leons.ca; Shares outstanding: 76.4 million; Market cap: $1.2 billion; Dividend yield: 3.7%) has steadily increased the number of stores under its Leon’s banner from 27 in 2003 to today’s 86.
In March 2013, the company nearly quadrupled in size… Read More

Shopify funds its future

SHOPIFY INC. $209.11 (Toronto symbol SHOP; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (613-241-2828; www.shopify.ca; Shares outstanding: 106.4 million; Market cap: $22.1 billion; No dividends paid) took advantage of its high stock price in December 2018 and sold 2.6 million shares to the public at $154 U.S. each ($208 Cdn.). That… Read More

Shopify goes to Europe

SHOPIFY $181.01 (Toronto symbol SHOP; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (613-241-2828; www.shopify.ca; Shares outstanding: 106.4 million; Market cap: $18.5 billion; No dividends paid) has bought Swedish e-commerce start-up company Tictail. Neither company has yet disclosed the purchase price.
Like Shopify, Tictail aims to bring trendy products to the marketplace by… Read More