New food labels to group sugars in ingredients list, aid comparison shopping

OTTAWA — New food labelling amendments announced Wednesday by Health Canada are designed to make it easier to compare serving sizes on different products while shopping. With the new labels, Canadians will also be able to tell how much sugar is in a product because the sugar-based ingredients will be grouped together. The list of ingredients and allergen information will be easier to read and the common name of food colours must be specified rather than simply using the generic term “colour.” The new labelling will also help consumers better…

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Where Fashion People Do Their Online Holiday Shopping

Moda Operandi, the essential online shopping destination for high-fashion devotees, remains a favorite for holiday gifting. But this season a lucky few can have a whole new kind of shopping experience. Moda Operandi Madison, a two-story townhouse in New York City flawlessly decorated by the retailer’s co-founder, Lauren Santo Domingo, offers an exclusive (by invitation only), personalized experience where clients can peruse everything from the latest fashion collections to sumptuous fine jewelry. For those who can’t stop by the impressive 64th street building, here are a few great places to…

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The Ultimate Black Friday Gift Guide: Fashion-Forward Holiday Shopping for Less

Black Friday is the one time of the year when it’s entirely acceptable, if not mandatory, to buy a big-ticket holiday gift at a fraction of the full retail price. The annual shopping marathon never fails to inspire hoards of impassioned bargain hunters in search of a seriously major deal, but then again, perhaps nothing can compare to the payoff that comes with sourcing the perfect present for that certain style-conscious someone, or even yourself (because, hey, you’re worth it). The best way to focus your sights, and by extension…

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