10 TV ads from Canadian stores that are not longer around

Take a trip down memory lane with these vintage Canadian ads from stores that are now gone and missed forever. 

1. Thrifty’s


2. Simpson's

3. Woolworth's

4. Zellers

5. Eaton's

6. Consumer Distributing

7. Dominion


8. Becker's Convenience Stores

9. Biway

10. Bargain Harolds

Founded by Harold Kamin, otherwise infamously known as “Bargain Harold” himself, what ended up as a mini-empire of general stores started from modest beginnings in 1970. Along with partner Arthur Anisman, Bargain Harold built up his simple bargain chain from one location to 52 locations that were eventually sold to Kmart in 1985 for $16 million. Talk about a good bargain.


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