As current fashion is an almost exact emulation of the past, it is important to understand where we came from. As part of an ongoing series, The Vintage Frames ...
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Walter Capital taps Dundee Sarea's Sam Ramadori as managing partner Other recent investments include Montréal fashion-eyewear retailer BonLook and Vancouver omnichannel grocery company Spud.ca. Walter Capital partners with Watermill Group, a Lexington, Massachusetts, PE firm, in part to give Canadian portfolio [...]
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Quebec election may be defined by debate over identity, immigration MONTREAL -- After weeks of pitching promises and slinging mud from afar, Quebec's political leaders began preparing for their first face-to-face tilt as they reached the halfway point of the provincial election campaign Tuesday. The leaders began [...]
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How the eyewear industry is making it easier to own a wardrobe of glasses Other Canadian companies are focusing more on an aesthetically pleasing retail experience, too, such as Montreal-based BonLook. The eyewear brand began online in 2011 selling frames designed in Montreal and made in Asia, and started opening [...]
McGinn scores in debut, Ducks beat Canadiens 3-2 in shootout If Montreal is allowed to play their preferred game ... either a professional solar filter in front of a telescope or camera, or special eclipse-viewing glasses. And if you really must click an eclipse selfie, Just make sure you're not looking over ... [...]
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How Viceland plans to reinvent what a cable network means in the 21st century From its humble origins as a Montreal alternative magazine started in 1994, the company's websites and phone apps ... almost incognito beneath a black beanie and big eyeglasses. And true to the Vice aesthetic, she keeps it real for viewers, frequently ... [...]
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How to see live shows without paying Broadway prices The self-described “short lady with glasses and a funky cane” has been ushering ... Her first job as a volunteer usher was at Theatre Plus, the now-defunct Toronto company that performed in the 500-seat Town Hall of the St. Lawrence Centre. [...]
Arrest Made In Revision-Aided Sting Operation Against Chinese Counterfeit Ballistic Eyewear The company, which began with eyewear, has expanded to face ... with additional offices in Montreal, Canada, The UK, and Luxembourg. For more information, visit www.revisionmilitary.com, write [email protected], or call +1 802-879-7002. [...]
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Handmade eyeglasses land on celebrity faces Business Pivots looks at how a switch in strategy helped catapult a business forward. Within a year of launching their company, the founders of 9Five Eyewear, based in Chula Vista, Calif., realized they weren’t crazy about their product – cheap ... [...]
Sunday March 05, 2017more stories from this episodePhilippe Rochette is a Montreal optician on a radical mission. While a pair of glasses in a stylish shop can easily cost you more than $1,000, Rochette sells his for $100 or $200. But for customers who cannot afford that much, he will sell prescription glasses — frame and lenses — for $20. Or give them away for free. Sunday Edition producer David Gutnick's documentary is called "Two Sticks and Two Circles."Phillippe...
TORONTO — Companies often launch online stores without a physical presence in order to save on costly overhead expenses from stores or to avoid being tied down by geography. But many e-commerce operators eventually look to expand their reach beyond the nimble digital realm. Physical stores offer digital retailers something the Internet cannot...
TORONTO — Boutique eyewear retailers from around the world have set their sights on Canada as a hotbed for growth, hoping to capitalize on the country's aging population and what they say is its taste for haute couture.Several companies including Hong Kong's Mujosh, U.S.-based Warby Parker and Bailey Nelson of Australia have plans to open dozens of new stores over the next few years."Canadian people focus more and more on fashion trends, which makes Canada a promising market for us," said...