Mermaid and Moon, the Yellowknife boutique and gallery, will shut its retailer on the finish of August and as a substitute depend on an internet site and pop-up areas.

Posting to Fb, proprietor Meredith McNulty said the shop on 47 Avenue was nonetheless coping with the Covid-19 pandemic’s repercussions. McNulty stated rising prices have been additionally an element.

“This store has been a dream and penning this put up is bittersweet,” stated McNulty, who began her enterprise on Etsy in 2015 earlier than opening the shop.


“Opening a small enterprise could be scary and I want I may say it is all been sunshine and rainbows. Nobody may have predicted the pandemic taking place or the next repercussions we’re experiencing.⁣

“Selecting to shut the store was not a straightforward determination and I sincerely hope you all perceive. I can not specific sufficient how a lot it has meant to me to have the ability to join with all of you.”

The Refillery, a zero-waste refill middle for merchandise like shampoo and cleaning soap housed inside Mermaid and Moon, stated it might shut concurrently the shop.


By Piszz