Monthly Archives: August 2011

J. Crew – Who needs you!

So if you have been reading all the press on J.Crew you know what’s going on. In response to same J. Crew president Jenna Lyons first responded to irate shoppers earlier this week with a letter explaining, “the change in … Continue reading

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J. Crew – Part Deux

Seem like I’m a pioneer again in my Blog – check out the Globe and Mail article and comments on J.Crew screwing Canadians. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/j-crews-canadian-shoppers-balk-at-higher-prices/article2136570/ I have written J.Crew for an explanation!

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Stella Friend

Ed just BBM’ed me from Las Vegas – 36 Stella Artois at Costco for $20.00 Don’t even ask!

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J. Crew or J. Screw? Canadians

So I was looking at my online edition of The Toronto Star this morning and saw an advertisement from J. Crew for “flat rate” shipping to Canadians at $9.95. I remember my wife telling me that J. Crew was coming … Continue reading

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What ever you do – Don’t make a claim!

So this past weekend the Toronto Star had a full section dedicated to Insurance, they detailed a couple of stories on individuals whose rates increased substantially despite not having any claims. Well isn’t this a surprise. This is going to … Continue reading

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It’s a Gift!

Here’s a little know fact that I bet a lot of you don’t know about and don’t take advantage of. On a recent trip to the U.S. we were away during my daughters Birthday, according to her we usually are … Continue reading

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How to do it!

So a lot of you have asked how do you take advantage of these deals and get the products into the country without paying duties or Canadian taxes. First a primer on what you can bring into the country after … Continue reading

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Turn up the Heat!

Having multiple properties, especially 3,000mi apart poses some problems especially those related to safety and security. In Phoenix I have a monitored alarm system that will, upon intrusion or fire, alert the monitoring company who will call me and the … Continue reading

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June Summary

So as I said this was the “Road Trip” month, flew down to Phoenix (on points) so not out any $$$. Here are key points… Golf – I’m at the point now where I rarely play in the GTA. Any … Continue reading

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July Summary

So we had a conference in Tampa this month so off to Buffalo and the friendly sky’s of Southwest. Before getting to airport we saw savings; had to ship some products back to one of our U.S suppliers, rather than … Continue reading

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