The site in east Toronto is close to at least one school, which came as a surprise to the Toronto District School Board
The new 18,000-sq.-ft. location for The Sweet Potato features organic produce, a vast dairy selection, fresh food-to-go fridge — and an apothecary.
The Toronto area centre succeeded by establishing itself as a luxury destination that rivals the country’s most posh shopping streets.
Although it was cost-saving that initially piqued Jim Proudfoot’s interest, it was soon apparent that the upgraded lighting that was installed through Efficiency Nova Scotia was giving off superior light for his Pictou-based Home Hardware retail store. Through Efficiency Nova Scotia, Proudfoot Home Hardware’s lighting was retrofitted in September 2017. The outcome resulted in a well-lit retail area, highlighting displays and shelving for customers. “We definitely saw improvements,” says Proudfoot. “It’s a different style of lighting than we had before. Upgraded lighting is always good — people always recognize a change.”