Business

Students staged a flash mob on the last day of dancing at Lisa’s School of Dance in Langley City on Saturday, June 19. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Final dances held at Lisa Dew’s dance school in Langley City

After 35 years, the school has been forced to close due to the bottom-line impact of the pandemic

 

Eleven months after John and Deanna Reimer opened new, bigger, premises in Walnut Grove, COVID-19 struck. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

How a Langley gym owner is getting through the pandemic

Eleven months after John and Deanna Reimer opened new, bigger, premises, COVID-19 struck

 

Conservative leader Erin O’Toole spoke to members of the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce via a Zoom chat with chamber CEO Colleen Clark on Friday, June 11. (Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Conservative leader talks tourism, trade, SkyTrain with Langley Chamber

The virtual fireside chat included talk about childcare and the budget

 

Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS: A case for print

Print is still a highly effective medium for helping businesses reach their customers, according to Joe Smith

  • Jun 12, 2021
Neuroscientists say that people are 70 per cent more likely to recall your brand after seeing it in print. Other studies have shown that 82 per cent of consumers report that they trust print ads in relation to other media. ADOBE STOCK IMAGE
One hundred bottles of Aviation gin signed by Ryan Reynolds will be available at a Langley BC Liquor Store starting Saturday. (Twitter/Ryan Reynolds)

BC Liquor Store marks 100 years with Ryan Reynolds signed Aviation gin on sale in Langley

In 1921 the Liquor Control Board opened the first of nine government liquor stores

One hundred bottles of Aviation gin signed by Ryan Reynolds will be available at a Langley BC Liquor Store starting Saturday. (Twitter/Ryan Reynolds)
John Anjo, founder/ director of Dwelltech, poses in front of his newest creation. The YOCTO is a 72 square foot tiny home with all the fixings. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)

VIDEO: Maple Ridge company builds remarkably tiny home

Dwelltech founder constructs 72 square foot home as passion project

John Anjo, founder/ director of Dwelltech, poses in front of his newest creation. The YOCTO is a 72 square foot tiny home with all the fixings. (Ronan O’Doherty/ The News)
New Langley dining establishment The Barley Merchant was staffing up to open. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

With dining-in back on the menu, Langley restaurants are getting busy again

With the end of the ‘circuit breaker,’ staff are being hired and new looks are being unveiled

New Langley dining establishment The Barley Merchant was staffing up to open. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers not to fall for an “every child matters” orange shirt scam that is circulating from a Facebook advertisement. (Website/TeeToro)

T-shirt scammers falsely claim to support Indigenous causes, BBB warns

‘Opportunists trying to take advantage of a horrible tragedy is nothing new,” says Karla Laird

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers not to fall for an “every child matters” orange shirt scam that is circulating from a Facebook advertisement. (Website/TeeToro)
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LETTER: Some have medical reasons for not wearing a mask

Langley reader says local business overstepped, discriminating against consumer

  • Jun 1, 2021
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Live Well Exercise Clinic CEO Sara Hodson and Trevor Linden’s Club 16 partner Carl Ulmer co-chair the BC Fitness Industry Council. (Contributed photo)

B.C. restart plan brings new hope to fitness industry, business leader says

Sara Hodson notes group fitness has jumped 600 per cent in U.K.

Live Well Exercise Clinic CEO Sara Hodson and Trevor Linden’s Club 16 partner Carl Ulmer co-chair the BC Fitness Industry Council. (Contributed photo)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates B.C.'s COVID-19 situation at the B.C. legislature, April 29, 2021. (B.C. government)

Langley restaurants, businesses happy to see re-opening roadmap

A four-step re-opening was announced Tuesday by the B.C. government

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates B.C.'s COVID-19 situation at the B.C. legislature, April 29, 2021. (B.C. government)
April 13, 2021 -  Kelowna's Orchard Park Mall Apple Entrance. Don Denton photograph

On the right side of history

Orchard Park Shopping Centre celebrates 50 years

  • May 21, 2021
April 13, 2021 -  Kelowna's Orchard Park Mall Apple Entrance. Don Denton photograph
Laura Draycott, owner of Wink I Wear Optometry, in her Kelowna store.  Don Denton photograph

Secrets and Lives with Laura Draycott

Boutique eyewear owner discusses life, business and perspective

  • May 19, 2021
Laura Draycott, owner of Wink I Wear Optometry, in her Kelowna store.  Don Denton photograph
Abbotsford International Airport. (Black Press Media files)

Federal government unlocks $740 million in relief for airports

About $490 million of that windfall is bound for large airports to put toward critical infrastructure such as runway repairs and transit stations

Abbotsford International Airport. (Black Press Media files)
This letter was sent to members of the Kwantlen First Nation on Thursday, March 6, about allegations regarding some of the nation’s businesses enterprises. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Kwantlen First Nation warned of ‘allegations’ about business group

Letter to members said a third-party investigation will take place

This letter was sent to members of the Kwantlen First Nation on Thursday, March 6, about allegations regarding some of the nation’s businesses enterprises. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Amazon has set up a hub in Gloucester Industrial Park. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Amazon adds new facilities in Langley, Pitt Meadows, Delta, Vancouver

The Vancouver port centre will be the first Amazon centre to feature robotics in B.C.

Amazon has set up a hub in Gloucester Industrial Park. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Ozzie Jurrock. Photography by Lia Crowe

The Visionary

Ozzie Jurrock wrote the book on real estate

  • May 7, 2021
Ozzie Jurrock. Photography by Lia Crowe
Township of Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Township offers businesses courses in ecommerce, business resilience

A focus in online sales and navigating a changed business world is the basis of a bootcamp

  • May 3, 2021
Township of Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
Downtown Langley Business Association is hosting a five-week contest offering up gift cards to local eateries. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Downtown Langley contest designed to benefit local eateries

Locals can win $420 in gift cards to Langley City restaurants

Downtown Langley Business Association is hosting a five-week contest offering up gift cards to local eateries. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Gabby Gill worked at Treat Co’s pop up store in the Willowbrook Shopping Centre’s Willow Way on Friday, April 30. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley pop-up shops feature in mall’s new Willow Way

From florists to cupcakes to clothes, the stores will always be changing

Gabby Gill worked at Treat Co’s pop up store in the Willowbrook Shopping Centre’s Willow Way on Friday, April 30. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)