Archive of posts tagged "retail"

Target Stores Come to BC

Comments 26 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Back in January big box retailer Target bought out Zellers stores in Canada for $1.8 billion. Formerly a Hudson’s Bay Company property, select Zellers stores across the country will begin a changeover to become Target stores by 2013. Photo credit: j.reed on Flickr Announced yesterday, Zellers locations making the switch to Target in BC are: […]

London Drugs, BC Children's Hospital and BC150

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I was invited to the store opening of the shiny new London Drugs on West Broadway. The BC-based London Drugs stores have been around for 60 years and have stores across Western Canada. This particular location is a few meters away from the old spot (at 525 West Broadway), and as the new […]

Taking Gift Cards to a Whole New Level

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Gift cards are everywhere these days and just this morning I heard an ad for Safeway that boasted their selection of 100 different cards, from pre-loaded meals at Earls to weekend getaways at a Marriott hotel – you can give anyone, anything this holiday season and it will all fit nicely into an envelope. While […]