Startup supporter shutters while the lineup for gelato in St. John’s wraps around the block, plus three more things you need to know about Atlantic Canadian business this week.
Peppereka offers fast-casual dining in Dartmouth and Curry Delight moves out of the St. John’s Farmers’ Market, plus three things you need to know about Atlantic Canadian business this week.
St. John’s-based clothing brand The Shop, SALT is expanding their online shopping business to a brick-and-mortar holiday shop in Grand Falls-Windsor. Owners Emily Evans and Lauren Saunders — who both grew up in Grand Falls — decided it was the right business move for SALT.
Atlantic Container Line, the New Jersey based shipping company, has announced the closure of their office in Halifax at the end of 2018. As one of the only global shipping companies headquartered in Halifax and almost 50-year old tenancy at the port, the company says it can’t continue office operations. The twice weekly calls to Halifax will not be affected meaning six people stay on staff but 15 will not.
Miniso, the low-cost lifestyle store headquartered in Guangzhou China, is continuing its Canadian expansion with a new store in Halifax. The 4,200 sq. ft. store on Spring Garden Road will be in a good position to compete with other deal kings like Dollarama and Walmart as 70% of their products are under $5. Miniso opened its first Canadian store in Vancouver in 2017 with a goal of opening 100 across the country by 2019.
Startup Zone will host Invest Atlantic 2018 in Charlottetown The Charlottetown-based incubator and coworking space Startup Zone will be the host of this year’s Invest Atlantic, the largest event for startups and investors in Atlantic Canada. The ninth conference will be the first hosted in …
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