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One of B.C.'s longest-running nightclubs makes 'heartbreaking' decision to close

One of B.C.'s longest-running nightclubs makes 'heartbreaking' decision to close

Gabby's Country Cabaret, a beloved hot spot in Langley for 34 years, announced this week they will not be able to re-open
Cash no longer king as COVID-19 rewrites purchasing behaviour, poll finds

Cash no longer king as COVID-19 rewrites purchasing behaviour, poll finds

Canadians report that only 3% of their purchases over the past four weeks have occurred with cash, a 21-point drop since February 2019
North Vancouver company pivots to Plexiglas barrier business as reopening begins

North Vancouver company pivots to Plexiglas barrier business as reopening begins

Dr. Bonnie Henry has called physical barriers, such as Plexiglas, “incredibly effective” measures for stopping the spread of COVID-19 in retail spaces.
Only a quarter of B.C. businesses confident of restart

Only a quarter of B.C. businesses confident of restart

Half of the businesses surveyed expect that resuming operations will take at least two months.
China's post-COVID consumer trends may offer preview of B.C.'s own future

China's post-COVID consumer trends may offer preview of B.C.'s own future

The COVID-19 outbreak changed what kind of items people were buying, according to one executive.
Shopify workforce going 'digital,' future of Vancouver office uncertain

Shopify workforce going 'digital,' future of Vancouver office uncertain

The Ottawa tech giant announced plans in January to hire 1,000 workers in the city.
B.C.’s biggest mall - Burnaby’s Metrotown - reopens for business

B.C.’s biggest mall - Burnaby’s Metrotown - reopens for business

While not all stores or services are open, distancing and sanitizing are the name of the game.
Vancouver businesses grapple with new health protocols as reopening begins Tuesday

Vancouver businesses grapple with new health protocols as reopening begins Tuesday

In order to reopen, all businesses must also have a COVID-19 safety plan in place
Hudson's Bay stores in B.C. reopening this week

Hudson's Bay stores in B.C. reopening this week

The Bay has 18 stores in B.C., 10 of which are in the Lower Mainland-Fraser Valley
Vancouver craft breweries one step closer to getting patios

Vancouver craft breweries one step closer to getting patios

More outdoor dining spaces for restaurants, too, as part of the plan to help food and drink businesses bounce back from the COVID-19 crisis