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Crepes, Another Froyo Closes

Farmers are the first out of the gate to start downsizing packaging, some creams are already  down to 473ml and I hear all the 500ml packages will become 473ml. I addition all 1L containers will be sized down to 946ml (or an imperial quart).

In a completely unrelated coincidence and I am sure there is no collusion at all, Baxter and Scotsburn I have been told will be following suit in the coming weeks as well.

After 45 years in Halifax, the owners of Unicorn are retiring and closing their Bishops Landing storefront.

Froyo took another hit Goji in Bedford closed a few weeks ago and now Menchies on Barrington has closed.

PitaPit who earlier this year closed up their Argyle St. location is returning to the core, they will be taking over the space of the short-lived Nestle Tollhouse on Spring Garden @ Queen.

Chez Tess is closing on Monday, the North End creperie has new owners and the chef will remain the same, but it will reopen in the coming weeks as Chi Bistro which will serve Chinese inspired small plates.
However is there a secret crepe quota law I don’t know about, because as one creperie closes another one is set to open. Portland Street Creperie should be open downtown Dartmouth by next weekend.10458015_1195377380488792_8405590034856020207_n

Target is trying to market to Canadians again by offering shipping, duties and conversion built into their website. For fun, I added a Roku 3 to see what would happen the total to my door was $204.30CAD or $126 if I went to any Canadian store instead.

Dress In Time is crowdsourcing to stay in business, citing unable to rebound from an awful winter https://www.gofundme.com/ea6naavh

The odd Frenchy’s that was on Almon Street that never felt like a classic Guy’s Frenchy’s has resurfaced in Bayers Lake on Horseshoe Lake Dr where the indoor tennis facility used to be. Yes, they have lots of cowboy boots still.

There is Giant Tiger in Port Hawkesbury now.

About Arthur Gaudreau

ReTales is a tracker of the going on of the Halifax Regional Municipality retail and restaurant scene, while there will be a focus on local operators, the big box and shopping centre areas will be represented as well. ReTales will also have some out of town content as well where applicable. The information comes from various news sources and observation around town. If you are business and you want to announce a new location a move or a renovation feel free to drop a line. ReTales is also pursuant to the improvement of the city to make a lively beautiful community we can all love an enjoy.

 

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