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Counter-recession companies

Posted on Aug 2, 2019 12:50:37 PM

Local Businesses That Give Back Even When Times are Tough

A lot of Calgary businesses have experienced the negative effects of the recession over the last few years. Pipeline politics and oil production constraints continue to impact our economy while falling construction levels and high unemployment rates weigh heavily on the minds of many Albertans.

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How donating to ReStore can boost your business

Posted on May 31, 2019 2:42:34 PM

There’s no question that donating to Habitat for Humanity ReStore is an excellent way for businesses to give back to their community. A corporate donation to ReStore can support a community in many ways, including:

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3 ways ReStore builds your business through social good

Posted on May 31, 2019 2:38:15 PM

These days, companies are expected to contribute to the community through social good initiatives. For most businesses, something like planting trees in the rainforest is well out of reach.

However, getting involved with ReStore - Habitat for Humanity’s furniture donation destination is an easy way to get your business involved in the community.

Here are three ways that the ReStore can help you improve your company’s social stature while boosting your bottom line!

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3 ways you (& your team) can give back this Summer

Posted on May 31, 2019 2:34:24 PM

One of the most effective ways to positively impact your business is to invest in some team-building. Through team-building, a company can increase its employees' productivity and efficiency, which can lead to an increase in profits!

Based on past experience, team building might be a groan-inducing prospect that’ll have your staff’s eyes glazed over faster than you can say “conference room, 5 minutes” -- the good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way!

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ReStore FAQ

Posted on Mar 29, 2019 2:27:35 PM

What happens with my donation? Does it go into a home built by Habitat?

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How to Save Money Over the Holidays in Calgary

Posted on Nov 30, 2018 10:37:00 AM

The holiday season is meant to be a time of gift-giving and celebration with family and friends. But for big-city dwellers, it sometimes seems more like an obligatory season of anxiety as we rush to get our shopping done in time and on budget.

Don't let holiday stress leave you feeling frazzled this year: Try out these tips for saving money over the holiday season in Calgary.

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How to make sure your summer furniture shopping isn’t a bummer for your bank account

Posted on Jun 21, 2018 4:56:30 PM

Warmer months have rolled around and you just finished up your spring cleaning OR maybe you’re too busy enjoying the weather to worry about what’s piled up in the storage closet.

Either way, there’s no better time to look into some new furniture or décor for your home. Because, if you’re going to be lifting furniture, you might as well do it at a time of year when you won’t get frostbite in the process.

Here are a few ways you can keep the costs low while shopping for your home this summer:


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3 Tips for Green Living in Calgary

Posted on Jun 21, 2018 4:16:39 PM

There are many benefits to going green. By choosing to live a more sustainable lifestyle, you can help minimize waste, preserve natural resources, support the local economy, and reduce your own cost of living. Here are three tips for going green in Calgary.


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Spring cleaning: ReStore your home

Posted on Mar 1, 2018 1:40:50 PM

Donate your unwanted furniture, appliances, leftover building materials, etc. free pick-up is available

Give your home a fresh look with our thousands new and gently used goods- and for a great price!

2018 is off to a great start! As we approach spring and get ready for the warmer weather, especially after the last few weeks of snow, now is the best time to start thinking about spring cleaning.

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How to get the most out of Black Friday

Posted on Nov 24, 2017 3:09:47 PM

And end up very happy with your purchases

Black Friday is one of the most exciting days to buy the things you’ve been dreaming about. It can be even better if you have a strategy in place with a shopping list, budget and itinerary. And you can avoid post-shopping regret.

We all want to scoop up the best deals on products before everything sells out, but there are ways of making the most of the opportunities that Black Friday presents.

Here are four effective strategies to ensure you have a successful and exciting Black Friday.

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