Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bullseye – “Quite Different” Target

http://business.financialpost.com/2013/03/26/quite-different-markets-target-canada-president-addresses-price-gap-with-u-s/ Target Canada president Tony Fisher in an address to the Canadian Club of Toronto sets the record straight on Canadian consumers who expected the retailer’s prices would be on par with its U.S. stores  “We built this business model to be … Continue reading

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The Letter you will never get from 407 ETR

As a frequent cross-border shopper I know the advantage to having an E-ZPass. This is a transponder similar to the one used on the 407 ETR that is accepted by 25 toll agencies in 15 states. I recently receive a letter … Continue reading

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Papa’s got-a-get a brand new bag!

I recently received an email from WestJet informing me that they are making changes to their Carry-on Baggage sizes. A move the airline says will make its increasingly full Boeing 737s less crowded. After some quick calculations our american cousins, those … Continue reading

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PayPal Gets On Board – Kind Of!

I received an email from PayPal today telling me that “For a limited time, we’re making cross-border shopping a whole lot better. You can skip the duty* when you enter the promo code DUTYFREE and checkout with PayPal at select big … Continue reading

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Ontario, Yours to Discover

This past week I had a unique opportunity to experience Emissions Testing, Drivers Licence Renewal and Plate Renewal on both sides of the 49th. Newmarket To start with the Emissions testing I had to first find an authorized “Drive Clean” … Continue reading

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