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Canadian Fashion Connection – Zellers

In 1928 Kitchener Ontario native Walter Zeller¬†founded a discount retail chain of stores. He was bought out by the American owned Schulte-United dime stores allowing the company to expand into the Canadian market. Zeller was made manager of the Canadian … Continue reading

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Canadian Fashion Connection – Woodwards

After an unsuccessful attempt at opening a series of stores in northern Ontario, Charles Woodward moved to Vancouver, B.C. in 1891. Despite his debts, Woodward managed to open a new store in 1892 but it was a struggle to keep … Continue reading

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