Retail

Ever since she opened Lynn’s Tailoring in 2009, entrepreneur and seamstress Lynn Truong has become a key figure in the Byward Market. 
Ottawa-based chain has made a splash on the Toronto scene and is looking to do the same in Montreal.
Traffic at Ottawa malls is soaring after a blue Christmas in 2020, paving the way for what one analyst says could be a December to remember for the beleaguered retail sector.
“I always knew that this is what I wanted to do,” the 47-year-old says. “I didn’t think of doing anything else except owning my own Gabriel’s, to be honest with you.”
Wouldn't you know it, Farm Boy has gone and grown up.
Local retail chain evolved into a multi-faceted operation that sold gas and forged affiliations with fast-food giants such as Subway and McDonald’s.
Tetia Bayoro's business, Chap Chap Snacks, sells traditional African snacks on a subscription basis, sending customers a new package of goodies each month.
Since posting his first video in March, Corey McMullan has gained nearly 44,000 followers, and his posts have generated nearly half a million likes. 
Even as malls and other shops reopened over the summer and capacity restrictions in stores were eased, the number of retail employees in the nation’s capital has steadily fallen.
Announcement comes just weeks after Vankleek Hill brewery signed on to become the exclusive beer provider for the Toronto-based airline.