small business

Summer is here and so are the new restaurants! There were almost no closures this month, but coffee ships and creameries abound.

It’s almost summer and you know what that means: new brewpubs, food trucks and glamping resorts! Here’s the monthly roundup of what opened and closed in May.

Despite some unseasonable weather and nasty flooding, the openings outweigh the closings across Atlantic Canada this month — plus a plethora of seasonal shops are dusting off to open for the busy tourist season.

Extraordinarily cold temperatures whipping across Atlantic Canada didn’t stop business owners from swinging open their doors for the first time in February, but those breezes heralded plenty of closures across the region.

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.

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