Category: Customer Close-Up

AG Hair: A Beauty Industry Difference-Maker

AG Hair: A Beauty Industry Difference-Maker

AG Hair, a Great Little Box Company client since 1997, has always been a difference-maker. In an industry rife with chemical-laden solutions, they chose to formulate products that are, on average, 85% natural. But while AG maximizes natural ingredients like calendula and oat protein, it never sacrifices performance. It’s a balance that few hair industry … Continued

Red Truck Beer: A Label That Honours The Brand But Still Feels New

Red Truck Beer: A Label That Honours The Brand But Still Feels New

The Red Truck Beer Company’s brand evokes a time when, in their words, “a handshake was a contract and beer was brewed honestly by everyday, hardworking people.” Since 2005, they have been tapping into a nostalgic yet dynamic vibe, with their 50s-style “truck stop diner” and laidback attitude. They also showcase live local talent throughout … Continued

Liquidity Wines: Perfecting the Art of Experience

Liquidity Wines: Perfecting the Art of Experience

At Liquidity Wines, every step you take draws you more deeply into a work of art. Ian MacDonald, Liquidity’s President, explains that he and his team have “designed the relationship that exists between customers and our winery from the ground up—literally.” That means visitors to this celebrated South Okanagan winery, bistro, and art gallery are … Continued

One Girl Can: Changing Lives, One Girl at a Time

One Girl Can: Changing Lives, One Girl at a Time

John and Lotte Davis’ AG Hair products are found in thousands of salons all over the world. But it’s the thousands of young Kenyan and Ugandan women working with Lotte’s One Girl Can organization that make the company most proud. One Girl Can is a non-profit addressing women’s need for educational and economic empowerment. In … Continued

Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition: A Distinctive Celebration for Canada’s Rising Artisan Distilleries

Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition: A Distinctive Celebration for Canada’s Rising Artisan Distilleries

Ask Canadian Artisan Spirit Competition’s founder Alex Hamer what separates a spirits enthusiast from your average craft beer fan, and he chuckles a little. “I’ve actually thought about this a lot. It’s definitely a different demographic, probably one that leans a little older. That’s mostly due to economics. When you’re in your twenties, it can … Continued

Alley Kat Brewery: Edmonton’s Oldest Microbrewery is also its Greenest

Alley Kat Brewery: Edmonton’s Oldest Microbrewery is also its Greenest

Alley Kat Brewery is Edmonton’s oldest microbrewery. In fact, it’s the fourth oldest brewery in all of Alberta. And it’s entirely possible that kind of longevity breeds a certain confidence to go your own way. Alley Kat’s refusal to switch over from bottles to cans reflects that type of confidence. In an industry chasing the cheaper … Continued

Fiasco Gelato: A Gelato to be Reckoned With

Fiasco Gelato: A Gelato to be Reckoned With

His story is not a simple one. When James Boettcher set out to open a gelato shop in Calgary, Alberta, he never could have predicted the trials and tribulations he would face along the way. Floods, fires, scrapping money together in order to keep the lights on, Boettcher tackled it all, and he would be … Continued

GLBC Customer Close-Up: A-Frame Brewing

GLBC Customer Close-Up: A-Frame Brewing

It is a beloved past-time for many Canadians. While the specifics may differ from person to person, the general narrative is the same. Hit the road with friends or family, arrive at the cabin, unload the cooler, and spend the weekend soaking up the cabin lifestyle. By the time you hop back in the car, … Continued