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66 Top Retail Startups and Companies in Calgary (2021)

This article showcases our top picks for the best Calgary based Retail companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Retail industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Calgary Retail Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

NOBAL Technologies

NOBAL Technologies

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NOBAL creates innovative and intuitive digital interfaces to enhance customer experience.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Inner Spirit Holdings

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Inner Spirit Holdings is a company that builds amazing brands with substance.

Inner Spirit Holdings

NewLeaf Cannabis

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NewLeaf Cannabis is a cannabis growth and research company providing a safe, inclusive, and educational cannabis experience.

Inner Spirit Holdings

High Tide

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High Tide is a retail-focused cannabis corporation.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Helcim Inc.

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Helcim makes it easier for businesses to accept debit and credit cards.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Drizzle

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Drizzle is a manufacturer of urban honey.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Vibe Bioscience

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Vibe is a vertically integrated cannabis company that missions to become a dominant California cannabis retailer and multi-state operator.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Kick Sport

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Kick Sport offers judo, karate, taekwondo, and kids’ martial arts equipment online to customers worldwide.

Inner Spirit Holdings

BeauCoo

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BeauCoo offers a website and app that allows women to share shopping and styling tips with other women of the same proportions.

Inner Spirit Holdings

1M

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Accelerating development and investment in downtowns, one million square feet at a time

Inner Spirit Holdings

Mark’s

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Mark’s operates as a retailer of men’s and women’s casual and industrial apparel.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Critical Mass

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Critical Mass is a digital experience design agency with a relentless focus on the customer.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Husky Energy

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One of the Canada’s largest integrated energy companies.

Inner Spirit Holdings

TransAlta

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TransAlta Corporation engages in the production and sale of electric energy.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Canflix

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Canflix.com provided a national DVD home delivery rental service, similar to today’s Netflix.

Inner Spirit Holdings

GoInterpay

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Global eCommerce, International Checkout

Inner Spirit Holdings

FOUR20

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FOUR20 is an adult-use cannabis retail operator.

Inner Spirit Holdings

iStockNow

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iStockNow offers realtime availability monitoring for Apple products.

Inner Spirit Holdings

RGO Products

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RGO Products deals with all office environment solutions such as furniture, window coverings, flooring and architectural products.

Inner Spirit Holdings

XSENSOR Technology

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XSENSOR develops intelligent dynamic sensing technology to improve human safety, performance, and comfort.

Inner Spirit Holdings

FGL Sports

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FGL Sports Ltd. is the largest and only national sporting goods retailer in Canada.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Wine Folly

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Wine Folly is a content site devoted to wine knowledge and appreciation.

Inner Spirit Holdings

YSS Corp

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YSS Corp. is a premier Canadian cannabis retailer

Inner Spirit Holdings

Memory Express

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Memory Express is a computer and electronics company that deals in computer hardware, software and gaming, computer systems and networking.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Visions Electronics

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Visions Electronics is a retail company that services the wholesale and business markets with best electronics products.

Inner Spirit Holdings

WATCH IT

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WATCH IT! is a watch retailer.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Midnight & Two

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Midnight & Two is the manufacturer and distributor of shaving and beard products for Men.

Inner Spirit Holdings

PawsAdmin

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PawsAdmin is a powerful and easy to use pet software that manages end to end business needs from daily operations to AI marketing.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Calgary Co-op

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Calgary Co-op is a retail cooperative operating in Calgary, Alberta.

Inner Spirit Holdings

The Upside

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The Upside is Canada’s leading online luxury reseller, providing the widest selection of over 200+ authenticated designer brands

Inner Spirit Holdings

Skymount Drones

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Skymount provides satellite communications and Unmanned Area Vehicle (UAV/drone) Services.

Inner Spirit Holdings

M30

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M30 develop and deliver unique, customized marketing strategies for both clients and retail partners to ensure the desired result.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Nexus Real Estate Investment Trust

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A successful real estate investment company,

Inner Spirit Holdings

BorrowMe

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BorrowMe helps consumers, local clubs, and organizations to buy less stuff, and make more of what they’ve got.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Gotta Sleep

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Canadian Made, Local, and Free Shipping. We offer the highest quality mattresses and bedding. Best of all, we SHIP for FREE.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Charm Diamond Centres

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Charm Diamond Centres is a jewellery company.

Inner Spirit Holdings

PowerBill Utility Billing Solutions Inc.

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Electronic Billing, Payment & Settlement Platform for Energy Retailers

Inner Spirit Holdings

Troglo

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Troglo is a provider of in-store analytics, customer profiling, and marketing automation solution.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Bar Country Cocktail

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Bar Country is Cocktail manufacturing company.

Inner Spirit Holdings

TIMBER MART

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TIMBER MART is the national member-owned buying group for the true independent entrepreneur.

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Leafify

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Leafify is an online plant store that sources from local Canadian greenhouses and delivers variety right to your door.

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Swaportunity

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Swaportunity is a complete platform for operating bike buy, sell, and donate events.

Inner Spirit Holdings

WineCollective Inc.

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Canada’s largest private, online seller of alcoholic products

Inner Spirit Holdings

Instappraise

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Instappraise is a jewellery appraisal platform for gemologists, retail jewellers & consumers.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Tierra Sol Ceramic Tile

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A Canadian distributor of ceramic and porcelain tile and other products like natural flooring stones

Inner Spirit Holdings

Wiz-Tec Computing Technologies

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Wiz-Tec develops premium quality point of sale and payment systems for car wash, gas station, and electronic tax exemptions.

Inner Spirit Holdings

SML Entertainment

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Hot tubs | Pool Tables | Patio Furniture | Pinballs | Arcade Games | Table Tennis | Dart Boards

Inner Spirit Holdings

Calgary Heritage

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Calgary Heritage Roasting Company craft coffee roasting company founded by two wildland firefighters that learned to roast coffee.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Wildfire Innovations

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Wildfire Innovations is helping to reshape the way the world can prevent, protect against, stop and complete Wildfires.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Circular Supply Chains Inc.

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Autonomous Robotics

Inner Spirit Holdings

Authentic Desi Store and Convenience

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Authentic Desi Store and Convenience offers Indian, Sri Lankan, and Pakistani products.

Inner Spirit Holdings

WR Display & Packaging

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WR Display and Packaging sells a range of retail display products, including acrylic displays, paper, garment, and plastic.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Secret Spirits

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Secret Spirits is the creator of the Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar and Rum’s Revenge

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EDC YYC

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EDC YYC is a brand dedicated to providing high quality Every Day Carry (EDC) kits.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Mobizou

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Mobizou’s Engage platform provides fully branded iOS & Android apps designed for premium retail.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Riley & McCormick Western Wear

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Riley & McCormick Western Wear is an online platform that offers western wear, cowboy hats, boots company.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Seller Direct

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Fee-for-service real estate company

Inner Spirit Holdings

Emergency Response Assistance Canada

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Emergency Response Assistance Canada is a not-for-profit emergency preparedness and response organization.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Prudential Market

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Prudential Market is an online marketplace and business entity that helps B2B and B2C businesses with local professional services.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Straightline Kia

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Straightline Kia is an automotive dealer.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Epic Experiences

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Epic Experiences helps users to find the right experience easier, faster and more convenient with just a click of a button.

Inner Spirit Holdings

LEDsPlus.com

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Canadian online-retailer of commercial-grade LED lighting products.

Inner Spirit Holdings

RV Protection

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RV Protection is a patent-pending product that releases a series of recreation vehicle content theft restraint products.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Ski Cellar Snowboard

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Ski Cellar Snowboard is a local ski shop company located in Calgary.

Inner Spirit Holdings

REAL HR

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REAL HR works with small to medium-sized companies in a variety of different sectors, including oil & gas, banking, engineering, etc.

Inner Spirit Holdings

Street Characters

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Street Characters is a supplier of performer friendly iconic mascots.

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