Canada Shopping

Student Hacks For Avoiding A Holiday Shopping Hangover

Mandy Mail | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Business
Mandy Mail

From buying a new winter coat and gift exchanges with friends, to purchasing a ticket home and celebrating the end of exams, there is no doubt that the holidays and New Year's Eve can put stress on a student's finances.

Canadian Retailers Can Do More To Satisfy Cyber Week Demand

Andrea Stairs | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Business
Andrea Stairs

Canadian retailers can still do more to live up to the hype of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With nearly every major Canadian retailer taking part in Cyber Week, to come out a winner, retailers need to up their game.

Healthy Financial Habits Make For A Happy Holidays

Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada | Posted 11.19.2015 | Canada Business
Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada

CPA Canada released a Summer Spending Followup Survey, which revealed that 42 per cent of those surveyed were essentially on-budget this past summer. What does this have to do with holiday spending? Quite a bit, actually. Those who fared better followed a few basic principles we might all want to remember.

6 Tips For Saving Big During Black Friday

David Lester | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Business
David Lester

Black Friday is on November 27 and Cyber Monday is on November 30 this year, and I'm pumping up to win on savings! As you already know, I love me a deal, and I wanted to share with you all of my tips and tricks on getting the best item for the best price. It's a retail battle weekend and you need to be suited up.

Aritzia's New Label Is Minimalism At Its Finest

The Huffington Post Canada | Madelyn Chung | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Style

We want everything.

5 Ways New Parents Can Save This Winter

Sari Friedman | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Parents
Sari Friedman

Winter is just around the corner. And the only thing more overwhelming than the cold weather is attempting to bundle up your new babe for the first time. With so many products on the market, many coming with hefty price tags, what is a new parent to do?

How to Shop Like You Mean Business

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

While shopping to create and add to this perfectly curated wardrobe might be a casual pastime to some, to me, it's serious business. Shopping with a plan always starts before you leave the house, mainly in your closet. That's where you want to take stock of your wardrobe to see what you have and what you're missing.

I'm a Millennial Who Broke Up With Fast Fashion

Ana Wang | Posted 09.14.2015 | Canada Style
Ana Wang

I'm the girl who believes that the planet and its people are more important than a few extra things in my closet but I was not born from a rock hugging trees and growing my own food. I wasn't born an activist -- in fact, I'm non-confrontational, a bit timid and I don't always remember to recycle. And yet, I broke up with fast fashion.

3 Ways to Maximize Your Wardrobe and Your Dollar

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

Being clear on my style, knowing how to put things together and shopping smart keeps my wardrobe super lean. If you're looking to create a clean, solid, functional yet fabulous wardrobe and want to make the most of every item of clothing you own, here are three things that should help maximize your wardrobe. And your dollar.

10 Toronto Spots That Will Make You Fall In Love With Fall

Yelp Canada | Posted 08.29.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Saying goodbye to summer is never easy. Luckily, the Big Smoke has lots of reasons to fall in love with fall. From learning like the kiddos to loving on local treats, here are 10 terrific reasons to cozy up to Toronto this autumn.

Mark McEwan Takes a Restaurant Approach to His Newest Grocery Store

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

Dubbed as an urban oasis, Chef Mark McEwan has taken his six years of knowledge from running his first McEwan food store in the Shops at Don Mills and utilized it to plant roots at his newest location in the heart of the financial district, the Toronto-Dominion Centre PATH.

10 Cool Fashion Brands You've Probably Never Heard Of

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 07.16.2015 | Canada Style

A guide to fashion insiders' go-to brands.

How to Have the Best Online Shopping Experience

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.27.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

I love being able to combine style and affordability. I have spent many nights (and days, if we are being honest) in my pj's sitting on the computer viewing super cute clothes on auction websites. Over the years, I have learned some tips about getting the best deal when shopping at an online auction website. #1 rule: stay within my set budget!

Three Words That Will Change the Way You Shop

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

How do you keep from making these bad purchases time and time again? You shop smart. You only choose pieces that looking amazing on and that can be described by your three, very own, very specific, self chosen, Style Words.

Clean Out That Closet and Spring into a Toronto Shop

Yelp Canada | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada
Yelp Canada

Spring. It's happening. Finally. With it comes the bad and the good. The thaw that reveals months of urban decay and a huge apartment clean up isn't s...

How To Be A Celebrity for A Day

Kelly Lovell | Posted 05.03.2015 | Canada Living
Kelly Lovell

Everyone deserves to have a day to feel special. Luxury can be associated with expensive outings, taste and experiences; however it can also be inspired by a sense of self worth and the way people make us feel. A life of luxury may seem out of your reach; but money isn't the only way to make you feel like you are worth thousands.

The World's Best Shopping Cities

The Huffington Post Canada | Kimberly Lyn | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Style

When choosing a vacation destination, we look for one of the following: 1) a tropical island, 2) a beach, and 3) a place where we can shop until we dr...

Toronto Knows the PATH to Christmas | Posted 02.22.2015 | Canada Travel

It's below freezing, there's no end to the falling white powder and, to boot, slogging through slush isn't your idea of a dream holiday shopping romp. Enter Toronto's acclaimed PATH.

How to Get a Big Bang for Your Charitable Buck

Shannon M. Nelson | Posted 02.22.2015 | Canada Living
Shannon M. Nelson

I'm all lit up right now, and I just have to share. No, it's not about Christmas cocktails (I wish), or standing too close to the outlet that houses ...

Avoid Department Stores With These Montreal Gift Ideas

Yelp Canada | Posted 02.04.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Here are some hand-picked gifts from beautiful local shops in Montréal that will have your loved ones saying "Bonjour, Hi!" and help you stay zen as well. Let's keep the season centered, shall we?

5 Ways to Honour Your Child's Teacher This Holiday Season

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 01.28.2015 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

When my boys were small, I thanked their teachers all of the time. But now, my older son is in Grade Eight. So how do I honour a teacher whom I barely know, in ways that are meaningful and somewhat personal? Here are five things I'll do for my son's teacher this year

A Black Friday Deal Is Only Good if it's Something You Need

Anita Saulite | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada Business
Anita Saulite

Both sides of the border will be vying for our hard earned money. We are going to have to get smarter and more strategic on how we spend and on what. It's easy to get caught up in the hype, excitement and euphoria of great deals. A deal is only good if it is something you really need.

Free Shipping May Soon Be The Norm

CP | Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.04.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - When Walmart Canada introduced free shipping on all online purchases last year, it was a clear message to its rivals that it was gearing up ...

The Top 5 Style Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

I've been styling a lot of clients online lately and the more women I work with globally, the more I realize the majority of them struggle with the same issues. Here are the top 5 style challenges I see, and how to overcome them...

How Will Kids Learn Patience When Everything Is Just One Click Away?

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Patience seems to have fallen by the wayside. In its place, anxiety and frustration have taken hold. In the digital era, patience is no longer a virtue; it is seen as an unnecessary vestige of a bygone era with little value. After all, why wait when instant gratification is just a few clicks away?