For a long time, Savannah and Walter wanted to have their own business… It was just a matter of what that would be. Walter grew up working in his Grandfather’s general store and had fond memories of the fulfillment he and his family had when working together to serve the community.
After a trip to Europe, Savannah returned home inspired by concept stores and started discussing ideas with Walter for their own business. With their two visions combined, the couple decided on a General Store designed for the 21st century city.
Between 2008 and 2010 they started planning their own shop. In May of 2010 they launched Old Faithful Shop in Vancouver’s Gastown District and have since expanded to a second location in Toronto.
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