For many, this year has been the longest cumulative time spent with a significant other. For others, this year has been an entirely new challenge; navigating the single seas during a global pandemic. This time spent together or apart can be easily paraphrased: it’s been the best of times; it’s been the worst of times.
Local businesses are looking for your support now more than ever. And Stile’s Fashion & Accessories is no exception, as a wonderful local business in Downtown Moncton. You’ll find mother-daughter duo Gracia Williston and Michelle Parker at their 801 Main Street location ready to welcome you to their beautiful boutique.
A unique boutique located at 735 Main Street has known much success since its opening 4 years ago. Elle Mio originally started in Fredericton, NB, but after seeing so many people travelling from the Greater Moncton Area for the services they provide, owner Ronda Daigle knew it would a perfect location for a second store.
My Home Mercantile, located at 805 Main St, is owned by a wonderful Nova Scotian woman who knows no boundaries when it comes to business. Miriah Kearney’s talent for finding the most unique items as well as her devotion for providing an enjoyable experience in her stores are small testaments to all the other things that she has been able to achieve. Every year, Miriah makes a significant donation towards helping the homeless population through the sales at her stores.
You’ve surely heard of The Comic Hunter, a store that is very popular with comic book, film and technology enthusiasts. It has been located in Moncton since 2005 and has had great success since its opening under Rémi Vienneau Leclair’s management. With a wide selection of comic books, illustrated novels and board games, The Comic Hunter has become a gathering place and a pillar in downtown Moncton.
As a young entrepreneur, Patrick Parisée dove in headfirst by embracing his passions of cinematography, music and video games, and his efforts led to the success of the Spin-It Records that we know today. We talk a bit with Pat about his experiences, the history and development of the store as well as what could happen soon!
At 26, Pascale Landry opened her own thrift shop (second-hand clothes shop). Originally from Shediac, she is not afraid of challenges, especially when it comes to her passion.
Downtown Moncton has been known for many things, but something that is quite new and unique to the downtown area is Working Class. Owned and operated by 32-year-old Justin Allain, Working Class is a menswear retail store, a skate shop, and most recently a barber shop.
Although there are many shops and boutiques in downtown Moncton, Boutique 2ᵉ Look stands out as one of the most unique and attractive businesses. Its owner, Ginette Robichaud, tells us a little about herself, her shop and what led to her success.