The fashion industry

Toilet Paper and Avocados, Issue 31

January 13, 2021

Twenty plus years ago, I suggested to a real estate finance working group that eventually grocery stores would cease to be a reliable anchor tenant for shopping centres across North America. I argued that people did not enjoy the weekly trip to the shops to pick up toilet paper, paper towels, laundry detergent, and package […]

Buy Better, Buy Less – Issue 26

December 3, 2020

I bought a royal blue Patagonia jacket with a red lining in 1983. I wore it for several years. Three of my children claimed ownership and fought over it. After 25-years it still looked new. The only reason we don’t have it anymore is because it was lost or, even more likely, stolen.  I have […]