Archive for the category "shopping"

Robson Street Safeway is Closing

Comments 17 by Rebecca Bollwitt

According to the checkout clerk this evening, it’s been 15 years in the making: the Safeway on Robson at Denman is closing its doors this Saturday. I remember when the liquor store across the parking lot shut down, that was when the old building was slated to be demolished and a new super-Safeway was to […]

Aeropostale is Coming to Canada

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

My $10 Aero Shorts Aeropostale is Coming to Canada – more specifically… Surrey. Aeropostale is one of those shops in which I can always find a good deal AND something super comfy. When we head on little retail therapy outings to Bellis Fair, just south of the border, we usually have a game plan in […]

Naughty Future Shop Video Helper

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Duane was on the Future Shop website today and told me while he was using the “Ask an Expert” feature he decided just for fun that he’d ask some naughty questions. The idea is, you type in your audio/video related question, the guy on screen says something witty, then forum topics appear below. You can […]

Downtown Vancouver Shopping Success

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As much I despise Robson Street, malls and shopping downtown in general, there comes a time when you just need a little retail therapy. That, and the fact that for some reason 3 pairs of my jeans decided to get torn all within the span of a week, lead John and I out in what […]

Canada's Project Runway and the Resurrection of Discollection

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It wasn’t long ago that I made a post to support the fill-a-bag sale over at Discollection [Miss604], although only a few weeks ago the vintage clothing store shut its doors due to problems with the building in which it was housed. From the design concept to the display ideas to the customer service and […]