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5 Ways To Get A Return On Your Investment When Shopping

Inessa Radostin | Posted 12.01.2016 | Canada Style
Inessa Radostin

There are a few ways that can guarantee that you not only invest in pieces that you can get a lot of use out of but pieces that can make your closet more dynamic. Having a closet that is actually functional can help you redefine both your daily life and your future success. If you exercise these very easy to follow steps every time you go shopping, you should have no problem turning a closet that is "blah" into a closet that rocks your world!

Black Friday Battalion: Tips For A Successful Shopping Weekend

David Lester | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Living
David Lester

This year and I've been practicing at my local mall to dodge shoppers, throw products into my cart from across a packed isle and get the best deals possible! 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.

Try These Shopping Hacks For Black Friday And Cyber Monday

Sari Friedman | Posted 11.24.2016 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

Get the coffee brewing and put your game face on! Thanks to our American neighbours, Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are about to kick off the busiest shopping season of the year, with deep discounts and exclusive online offers.

Small Businesses Offer Huge Benefits For Toronto

Michael Thompson | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Business
Michael Thompson

Small businesses add so much to the communities in which we live, work and play. Not only do they provide the day-to-day services we all rely on, they help build us up: they create a sense of place, of local identity. In short, they help make a grid of streets a neighbourhood.

Here's How To Eat Healthy While Saving Time And Money

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 10.14.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

When we prepare our meals at home, including our on-the-go lunches and snacks, we use fruits and vegetables (organic if possible), lean proteins, and healthy grains and fats to control what we put into our bodies and influence our health. Food is our medicine after all!

White Truffles: Give Italy's 'Diamonds On The Table' A Taste

Tamara Griffiths | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada Living
Tamara Griffiths

The white truffle is the most prized and commands the highest prices -- in 2006 it is reported to have sold for the same price as gold. The taste is subtle but lingering and summons the musty and savoury associations of Italian harvest.

How To Spend 24 Hours In Madrid

Andrea Traynor | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Travel
Andrea Traynor

While Madrid is a city in which you could easily spend a year and not see, do or eat everything, it's also an easily accessible stopover if you're just passing through. I managed to sneak in about 24 hours in Spain's capital city. And it's amazing how much one can accomplish in such a short time with an itinerary. Unless you're the aimless wandering type, a plan is key.

Update Your Wardrobe With These Budget-Friendly Fall Fashion Must-Haves

Sari Friedman | Posted 09.27.2016 | Canada Style
Sari Friedman

Whether you're ready for it or not, retailers have already started rolling out their fall fashion collections. But what are the season's best trends, which ones should you jump on and how can you get the looks for less?

GMOs 2.0: A New Generation Of Fake Food And Fake Promises

L. Jim Thomas | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada Living
L. Jim Thomas

We are hearing new promises that synthetic biology and GMOs 2.0 will combat climate change, decrease pressure on land or even save endangered species. But these promises are just industry hype to encourage investment and keep away regulators.

Small Online Businesses Can Capitalize On The 2nd Wave Of Back-To-School Shopping

Andrea Stairs | Posted 09.07.2016 | Canada
Andrea Stairs

It's no secret that back-to-school (BTS) is one of the biggest seasons of the year for retail. Last year, for example, 239 backpacks and 125 laptops w...

So My Cats Just Toilet Trained Me

Fransi Weinstein | Posted 08.19.2016 | Canada Living
Fransi Weinstein

My intentions were honourable. I just thought my cats would appreciate some fancier litter boxes, something a bit more dapper than the usual plastic rectangles. I was so wrong, and I paid for my hubris.

The Best Places To Visit In London This Summer

travelcuts | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Travel
travelcuts

Thinking about touching down in London town this summer? With vivacious festivals, tons of outdoor attractions and the city playing host to Europe's biggest street party, there has never been a better time to venture to the capital city.

Fit Trumps Trend: Shopping Advice From Cityline's Tracy Moore

Sari Friedman | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Style
Sari Friedman

Do you watch Cityline as much as we do and wonder where on earth the show's hosts get their gorgeous outfits? Well, look no further, we have the inside scoop from TV personality and style icon, Tracy Moore. Tracy gives a behind the scenes look at where she shops, how she saves money and offers some great practical tips for the everyday shopper.

V-Commerce: Virtual Reality Shopping Is Closer Than We Think

Awane Jones | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Business
Awane Jones

As people continue to adopt VR in the mainstream, many of our daily activities will be done in VR, as well. One of those activities, retail shopping, could easily make the transition. Brick and mortar retailers have already embraced online and mobile outlets. It won't be long before we hit the next logical step: the VR outlet.

5 Canadian Cities Worthy Of A Back-To-School Shopping Vacation

DiscountMyFlights.ca | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Travel
DiscountMyFlights.ca

Don't let back-to-school shopping destroy your end-of-summer travels. Forego your annual August trip to the nearest mall and embark on a back-to-school shopping adventure instead. Canada is home to some of the world's greatest shopping cities.

Achieving 24/7 Customer Engagement For Your Retail Brand

Awane Jones | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Business
Awane Jones

Augmented Reality And Virtual Reality Shopping Co-Authored by Averie Hah and Alan Shekhtman (Source: Harvard Business Review) Stay Mobile It comes ...

Things We Hate About Men's Style

Posted 08.01.2016 | Canada Style

We hear a lot about women’s fashion and beauty woes. Some say the bra is the most uncomfortable garment ever created and that putting makeup on ever...

Our Bowen Island Foodie Tour

Vitamin Daily | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Vitamin Daily

If you live in Vancouver, escaping bustling city life for Bowen Island is like pushing the easy button for a revitalizing retreat. A 20-minute ferry ride to Snug Cove from Horseshoe Bay will drop you in an outdoor playground and foodie's paradise.

What To Do When You Don't Know How To Dress Yourself

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

When it comes to creating outfits, the key words here are layering and accessorizing. Many women feel that their outfits are incomplete because they don't take this final step. Think of it this way -- putting clothes on and being dressed is like a simple, plain cake. Layering and accessorizing are the icing and decorations. Sure the plain cake will do, but how much better will the fully iced and decorated one look?

This Report Gives Canadians A Way To Stop Supporting Child Labour

Debbie Wolfe | Posted 06.10.2016 | Canada Impact
Debbie Wolfe

Which companies are better at checking their chains for child and forced labour? And what are they doing to respond? World Vision's report helps answer many of these questions. By tracking supply chains of Canadian companies, the researchers identify which have a likelihood of being connected to child and forced labour.

What Clothes You Should Splurge On

Caroline Topperman | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Style
Caroline Topperman

The question is, how do you know when you should be pulling out your wallet and when you shouldn't? How do you know which piece is a real investment and which one isn't? Even if you can afford to splurge more often than not, sometimes there are better ways to spend your money.

Why I Prefer To Shop Alone

David Martin | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Living
David Martin

I cannot think of a surer path to an acrimonious divorce than a regular joint grocery shopping trip with my wife. And I'm pretty sure if you asked her, she'd say the same thing.

5 Ways To Take Control Of Your Health At The Grocery Store

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

An occasional treat at home is nothing to be worried about, however, it's easy to sabotage our health when we make food purchasing decisions that do not reflect our health goals.

Want Your Kids To Be Money-Smart? You're Their Best Teachers

Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada | Posted 04.19.2016 | Canada Parents
Cairine Wilson, CPA Canada

Our kids are often most receptive to advice when it starts at home. The best time to begin is now. For example, even preschoolers are ready to start thinking about finances. If they know mommy or daddy goes off to work, they can understand why -- the answer is to earn money.

After 10 Years, What's Next For Digital Commerce?

Cameron Schmidt | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Business
Cameron Schmidt

The smartphone is not only becoming our primary source for Internet use -- it's dramatically changing money, and how we transact. What we're seeing today is a fundamental change in the evolution of money, driven by mobile that has -- and will continue to have -- major implications for retail and digital commerce.