French/English, Montreal-Weekly: "It is in this spirit that Ecco inaugurates its new store of approximately 1600 sq. Ft., making it the largest Ecco store in Canada, to date."
An Ottawa-based grocery chain believes the moment has come for its long-standing formula of fresh, local and prepared products, and it's launched into major markets, going head-to-head with the industry's giants. If nothing else, Farm Boy is showing nerve and daring as it expands in a sector that is itself bracing for Amazon's entry into the market. "We see weakness," Farm Boy chief executive Jeff York says of major players in Canada's grocery industry. "We want to pounce on it. It's a good time to grow the business." Farm Boy has 26 stores around Ontario, and is currently in the midst of a big expansion. The chain doesn't sell dry goods such as detergent or toothpaste — aisles are stocked with locally sourced produce and specialty food items...
The brand new 23,300 square foot Giant Tiger is located at 417 Wellington Street.
Danielle Doucet's effort to use her own containers at the local Provigo has turned into a fight for more support for zero-waste consumers.
Harrassment of employees is an issue that many business owners are thinking about in the wake of the #MeToo movement