Guelph’s Rona Spared as Lowe’s Shutters 31 Stores in Canada

More tough times for the big box retail market today as the home improvement giant Lowe’s announced that they were closing 31 locations – including 27 Rona stores – in Canada by the end of February. The Guelph location on Dawson Road, however, is not one of them. Continue reading “Guelph’s Rona Spared as Lowe’s Shutters 31 Stores in Canada”

Future Shop Closes, Guelph’s Store to Become Best Buy

Another shock to the retail system in Canada, and one that was quite sudden, but shoppers looking to go out and buy some computers, Blu-rays, video games or other electric what-nots at Future Shop were left disappointed. All Future Shop locations across Canada were closed this morning, about half of them will be closed forever, but the rest of them, including the Guelph location, will become Best Buys by this time next week. Continue reading “Future Shop Closes, Guelph’s Store to Become Best Buy”