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Discount Stores:

The Hunt Is On

This exhibit traces the rise of discount stores such Woolworth’s, Bargain Harold’s and the BiWay. It could also speak to the legend and continuing popularity of Honest Ed’s, in contrast to the annual Hadassah Bazaar that, despite being wildly popular for years, has recently ceased. From warehouse-sized flea markets to neighbourhood-organized garage sales and individual craigslist sales, Torontonians continue to have a thirst for a bargain.



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