Local Edmonton restaurants and businesses worry they won’t survive COVID-10 pandemic

The end of the month is fast approaching and bills need to be paid. Traffic is down and many Edmonton restaurants and businesses have had to lay off staff. As Fletcher Kent explains, businesses are desperate for customers to support…

Coronavirus: Creative ways Edmonton businesses are adapting amid COVID-19

Capacity restrictions and physical distancing measures due to the novel coronavirus pandemic have seen many Edmonton businesses take a huge hit. READ MORE: Premier Jason Kenney declares COVID-19 public health emergency in Alberta Gatherings of over 50 people have been…

Edmonton small business owners take city hall to task over ‘red tape and delays’

It’s been a long haul but the finishing touches are finally being put into place at Fleisch Delikatessen, soon to open in the Forest Heights community in east Edmonton. “It was just the sequence of events that steamrolled,” said co-owner…

Coronavirus fears trigger up to 50% drop in business in Edmonton’s Chinatown

Restaurants in Edmonton’s Chinatown are seeing a drop in business that is being attributed, in part, to the coronavirus. Wen Wang, executive director of the Chinatown and Area Business Association, said some businesses have reported a 30 to 50 per…

Some Planet Organic employees in Edmonton ‘temporarily laid off’: CEO

Posted February 26, 2020 6:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Global News has confirmed that some Edmonton workers at the Planet Organic grocery store chain have been laid off. In…

Edmonton’s Alley Kat Brewing sold, but ownership to remain local

After 25 years in business, the owners of one of Edmonton’s first craft breweries have sold Alley Kat to a new ownership team. Husband and wife team Neil and Lavonne Herbst announced Tuesday that they’ve sold the independent brewery to…

Edmonton-based company looks to big data to stay competitive

Williams Engineering Canada is embarking on what’s described as an “experiment” as it looks to become more efficient in the search for new business. “We’re focused on research and development, which is an unusual thing for an engineering company to…