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Ontario startup offers South Asian groceries online | Grocery Business News

Toronto startup Apniroots hopes to leverage the growing online grocery trend by offering online ordering and delivery of South Asian grocery items.

The Hindustan Times describes Apniroots as the first end-to-end platform of its kind in Canada with an extensive inventory. Staple items include rice, dals, pickles and ready-to-eat South Indian meals like masala dosas...


Genesis opens second point in GTA – Canadian Auto World

Mississauga’s Square One shopping centre could practically double as an auto mall. The sprawling facility just west of Toronto has played host to a handful of automotive retail pilots in recent years as automakers continue to test different ideas and concepts.


Last chapter for beloved used book store | CBC News

Steve Hamilton is closing the book on a Carleton Place institution.

The Book Gallery, which opened 27 years ago, has been hit hard by declining sales.

"We just haven't had the customers that we used to have," said Hamilton, the store's general manager. "So it's time to give it up."

Hamilton has been with the store for ten years, and for the past few, he's been working seven days a week to run the store by himself. Recently, however, the store has struggled with the same challenges facing all retailers of both new and used books.


Galleria Supermarket becomes OPAY’s first 'O-Wallet' retail partner: Grocery Business News

All-in-one payment solution provider OPAY launched its “O-Wallet” mobile payment app at the beginning of February. The Galleria Supermarket in Richmond Hill, ON, is OPAY’s first retail partner.