French/English: By Maxime Frechette, Montreal-Weekly: "After nearly twenty years, behind the walls of the Ogilvy Store, the brand Judith & Charles leaves their counter for a shop with a sleek style a little higher on the rue de la Montagne. "
Retailers on Prince Edward Island broke the $200 million sales mark in October and have not looked back since.
Groupe BMR is unveiling today its brand-new urban hardware store concept, La Shop BMR™, with a pilot location opening on April 24 at 70 Peel St. (between Wellington and Smith) in Montreal's Griffintown. La Shop, a concept meticulously designed to meet local consumers' needs, supplements the traditional hardware selection with products and services adapted to the urban market. At the new Griffintown location, for example, customers will be able to buy small home appliances and kitchen accessories, premium pet food, bicycle accessories, and storage solution products. This new store type will also offer home handyman services to interested customers.
Three years ago, independent retailers along a stretch of Dalhousie Street rebranded themselves "North Dal" in an effort to boost their brand. Now it looks like North Dal has gone south.
Faced with the stress of being out of work, Kathy Langdon decided to stick with what she knew best to earn a living. Kathy and Jerry Langdon opened up their new business — Western Furniture and Appliances at 85 North Main Street — in Deer Lake last month.