Shopping and Classifieds

Lakewood Mall is for sale at $11.5 million. (Photo/MCL Real Estate Group)

Mega money for Lake Country mall

Mall consists of Dollarama, Tim Hortons and 15 other retail and service tenants

 

Mani Bhushan, owner of Taco Ocho, poses at one of his restaurants in McKinney, Texas, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Bhushan struggles to hire workers in the McKinney location, which opened in July 2021. He said many workers can’t afford to live in this upscale suburb and have to travel from elsewhere. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

‘Nobody is winning’: Shoppers, workers clash over post-pandemic expectations

In the U.S., average number of hours worked per week per worker totaled 34.4 hours in November

 

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Get hyped for Kelowna’s newest retail store

The store will feature a variety of sneakers and high-end clothing

 

People carry shopping bags as they walk to vehicles in the parking lot at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet, on Boxing Day in Richmond, B.C., Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. Muted sales, quieter stores, small groups of people allowed in to maintain capacity limits due to the pandemic and “we’re hiring” signs greeted Boxing Day shoppers seeking bargains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Fewer shoppers look for deals as COVID cases overshadow Boxing Day

Retail Council of Canada spokeswoman expects shift to online shopping due to Omicron

People carry shopping bags as they walk to vehicles in the parking lot at McArthur Glen Designer Outlet, on Boxing Day in Richmond, B.C., Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020. Muted sales, quieter stores, small groups of people allowed in to maintain capacity limits due to the pandemic and “we’re hiring” signs greeted Boxing Day shoppers seeking bargains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Penticton Plaza was listed as sold for $15.5 million Feb. 4, 2021. (Google Streetview)

South Okanagan shopping complex sells for $15.5 million

The complex includes Safeway and the Copper Mug Pub

The Penticton Plaza was listed as sold for $15.5 million Feb. 4, 2021. (Google Streetview)
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As Canadians break records with holiday shopping, 25% admit to overspending: RBC poll

British Columbians turned out to be the most thrifty of holiday shoppers

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People wait in line to enter a Costco store in Toronto on Monday, April 13, 2020. Canadians who weren’t happy with some of their holiday gifts or who changed their mind after making purchases might face trouble when trying to get their money back. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Ask about COVID-19 return policies as you shop to avoid disappointment later: experts

Canada has no laws requiring retailers to accept returns, but provinces have some rules

People wait in line to enter a Costco store in Toronto on Monday, April 13, 2020. Canadians who weren’t happy with some of their holiday gifts or who changed their mind after making purchases might face trouble when trying to get their money back. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
A Purolator driver wears a mask as he makes deliveries in Toronto on March 24, 2020. With online sales set to hit record highs this year, Statistics Canada says that wholesalers, rather than retailers, have benefited most from the trend toward online shopping. Statistics Canada says $85 billion of Canada’s $305 billion in online sales last year went to wholesalers, while transportation and warehousing companies got $60 billion, manufacturing was worth $38 billion, and retailers grossed $22 billion.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Online shopping set to hit record this year in Canada

Study suggests that majority of shoppers looking online for holiday gifts

A Purolator driver wears a mask as he makes deliveries in Toronto on March 24, 2020. With online sales set to hit record highs this year, Statistics Canada says that wholesalers, rather than retailers, have benefited most from the trend toward online shopping. Statistics Canada says $85 billion of Canada’s $305 billion in online sales last year went to wholesalers, while transportation and warehousing companies got $60 billion, manufacturing was worth $38 billion, and retailers grossed $22 billion.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn