Ashtar Pauls did her homework, before becoming a franchisee.
With 20 years of retail and management experience, she was eager to launch her own business.
Pauls researched franchises - “Too many!” - and was attracted to the Great Canadian Dollar Stores. Founded in Canada, in British Columbia, Great Canadian Dollar Stores now has 111 stores across the country, offering an established brand and a unique range of products, combining quality with a great price point.
In the course of her research, she says, “I visited all their stores in British Columbia, just to have an idea.” She was impressed with the well-organized and clean retail spaces, the products and the support offered.
Olde Walkerville is now known for it's decorative storefronts and desirable heritage home,but that wasn't always the case.
A fire in the paper towel aisle shut down the Atlantic Superstore on Joseph Howe Drive in Halifax Friday evening.