Best of the City 2017: Retail


Best Antiques Store

1. Attic Treasures
944 Commercial Dr.

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2. Salmagundi West
321 W. Cordova St.

3. Baker’s Dozen Antiques
3520 Main St.


Best Athletic/Athleisure Wear

1. Lululemon
Various locations

2. RYU Apparel

3. MEC


Best Beauty Shop

1. Sephora
Various locations

2. Beauty Mark
1268 Pacific Blvd.

3. Skoah
Various locations


Best Bridal Store

1. Bisou Bridal
440 W. 2nd Ave.

2. Bryan’s Bride (Burnaby)
4-4567 Lougheed Hwy.

3. Lisa’s Bridal (New West)
681 Columbia St.


Best Candy Store

1. The Candy Aisle
Multiple locations

2. Purdy’s Chocolates
Various locations

3. Sticky’s Candy
Various locations


Best Car Dealership

1. Autoform
1885 Clark Dr.

2. Carter Honda
2390 Burrard St.

3. Audi Downtown Vancouver
1788 W. 2nd Ave.


Best Computer Retailer

1. Apple
Various locations

1887 W. Broadway

3. Best Buy
Various locations


Best Eyewear

1. Bruce Eyewear
219 Abbott St.

2. Clearly

3. Avenue Eyecare
2041 W. 41st Ave.


Best Florist

1. The Flower Factory
3604 Main St.

T-2. Celsia Florist
1930 Arbutus St.

T-2. Mayhew Sherwood
3691 W. Broadway

3. The Flowerbox
1319 Commercial Dr.


Best Gift Store

1. Bird on a Wire
2535 Main St.

T-2. Walrus
3408 Cambie St.

T-2. Welk’s
3511 Main St.

T-3. Lala’s on the Drive
1748 Commercial Dr.

T-3. Obsessions
101-595 Howe St.

T-3. Oh My Gift
2039 W. 4th Ave.


Best Green/Eco-friendly Shop

1. The Soap Dispensary
3718 Main St.

2. Whole Foods
Various locations

3. MEC
Various locations


Best Home Décor

1. Homesense
Various locations

2. The Cross Décor & Design
1198 Homer St.

1-3320 Jacombs Rd.

T-3. Urban Barn
Various locations


Best Home Electronics

1. Best Buy
Various locations

2. London Drugs
Various locations

3. Visions Electronics
Various locations


Best Home Furnishings

1. Montauk Sofa
228 Abbott St.

T-2. Urban Barn
Various locations

T-2. West Elm
Various locations

3. The Cross Décor & Design
1198 Homer St.


Best Jewellery Store

1. Van Yperen Jewellers
4425 W 10th Ave.

T-2. Maharani Jewellers
1500-701 W. Georgia St.

T-2. Tiffany & Co
Various locations

3. Blue Ruby
Various locations


Best Kids’ Clothing Store

1. RedFish Kids
851 Hornby St.

2. Dandelion Kids
1206 Commercial Dr.

3. Gap Kids
Various locations


Best Kitchenware/Cooking Store

1. Ming Wo
Various locations

2. Gourmet Warehouse
1340 E. Hastings St.

3. Cook Culture
Various locations


Best Leather Goods

1. Roots
Various locations

2. BB Gun
1133 Keefer St.

3. Erin Templeton
511 Carrall St.


Best Lighting Store

1. Robinson Lighting and Bath
2285 Cambie St.

2. Lightform
2-425 Carrall St.

3. Light the Store
2045 W. 41st Ave.


Best Lingerie Store

1. Victoria’s Secret
Various locations

2. Diane’s Lingerie
2950 Granville St.

3. Change of Scandinavia
2358 Cambie St.


Best Local Fashion Brand

1. lululemon
Various locations

2. Nicole Bridger
14 Water St.

3. Dish & Duer
118 W. Hastings St.


Best Men’s Clothing Store

1. Harry Rosen
Multiple locations

2. The Bay
Various locations

T-3. Brooklyn Clothing Co.
418 Davie St.

T-3. Frank & Oak
316 W. Cordova St.


Best Mobile Phone Retailer

1. Telus
Various locations

2. Fido
Various locations

3. Rogers
Various locations


Best Pop-Up Shop

1. The Latest Scoop
2928 Granville St.

2. Little Mountain Shop
4386 Main St.

3. Crunchtime Cereal Bar
311 W. Cordova St.


Best Sex/Erotic Shop

1. Womyn’s Ware
896 Commercial Dr.

T-2. Honey Gifts
Various locations

T-2. Little Sisters
1238 Davie St.

3. The Art of Loving
369 W. Broadway


Best Shoe Store

1. Gravity Pope
2203 W. 4th Ave.

2. Fluevog
Various locations

3. Nordstrom
799 Robson St.


Best Shopping Centre

1. Pacific Centre
701 W. Georgia St.

2. Oakridge
650 W. 41st Ave.

3. Kingsgate Mall
370 E. Broadway


Best Shopping Street

1. Robson St.

2. Main St.

3. West 4th Ave.


Best Sporting Goods

1. Sport Chek
Various locations

2. MEC
Various locations

3. Sports Junkies
102 W. Broadway


Best Toy Store

1. Toys R Us
Various locations

2. Granville Island Toy Company
Various locations

T-3. Dilly Dally
1161 Commercial Dr.

T-3. Kaboodles
Various locations


Best Vintage/Consignment Clothing

1. Front & Company
3772 Main St.

T-2. The Attic Thrift Store
1340 Davie St.

T-2. Mintage
1714 Commercial Dr.

3. Turnabout
Various locations


Best Vintage/Consignment Furnishings

1. Turnabout Home
3109 Granville St.

2. The Sellution
1009 Kingsway

3. ReFind
4609 Main St.


Best Warehouse Sale

1. Aritzia Warehouse Sale

2. Gravity Pope Warehouse Sale

T-3. Arc’teryx Warehouse Sale

T-3. Oak + Fort Warehouse Sale


Best Women’s Clothing

1. Aritzia
Various locations

2. JQ Clothing
Various locations

3. Oak + Fort
Various locations


Best Designer Vintage

1. Turnabout
Various locations

2. Mine and Yours
1025 Howe St.

3. Once Again Resale
2-1874 W, 1st Ave.

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