Posts Tagged ‘ consumers ’

How one Victoria family is coping with soaring food prices

May 17, 2013

Steven Zussino managed to trim their monthly grocery bill from $ 500 to between $ 300 and $ 350. He and his wife co-founded a website to help other consumers lessen the grocery hit to their wallets globeandmail – British Columbia

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Globe and Mail | No Comments »

Road to better working conditions in Third World countries can start in Metro retail stores

April 27, 2013

Metro Vancouver consumers can play a role in improving the working conditions of garment workers in third-world countries, the head of a B.C.-based non-governmental organization said. The deaths of more than 300 garment workers this week in the collapse of a Bangladesh factory shows the need for stronger independent auditing of working conditions in the [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Vancouver Sun | No Comments »

Marketing prof: Responsibility of local marketers depends on where they feel responsibility lies

April 27, 2013
Marketing prof: Responsibility of local marketers depends on where they feel responsibility lies

It depends on where marketers feel their responsiblity lies. That from a marketing professor on whether any responsibility lies with local advertisers when it comes to products made overseas. This comes after hundreds were killed in the collapse of a garment building in Bangladesh on Wednesday. Simon Fraser University’s Dr. Steve Kates says the responsiblity [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CKNW | No Comments »

Poll suggests B.C. consumers planning to shop at Target

April 23, 2013

A majority of British Columbians would shop at a Target store if it was conveniently located, suggests a new poll. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Vancouver Sun | No Comments »

HST: Gone but hardly forgotten in B.C.

April 20, 2013

Consumers and businesses are still dealing with the aftermath of having rescinded harmonized sales tax globeandmail – British Columbia

Tags: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Globe and Mail | No Comments »

News in Vancouver

Casino Rental Vancouver