This Chinatown store stocks a wide assortment of goods, but its claim to fame is the gift wrap department. The store has unusual wrapping papers, bows, and bags -- but best of all are the beautiful presentation boxes that could almost be gifts themselves.
This store has been around for many many years as long as I can remember.
On the exterior it looks very colourful with an abundance of merchandise and the interior looks exactly like that too. I have been here numerous times, but every time it still is quite overwhelming because all you see are shelves upon shelves of merchandise from everything imaginable.
In addition, there's not much space... more
Wow there is so much stuff here. We walked around all of Chinatown and kensington market looking for ribbon today. And we ended up finding it here.
Tons of colours and textures. We got a 50yrd spool for $5. It was more than enough for what we needed.
There's also tons of random things like tools, vases, gifts souvenirs. Come here first!
B and J Trading Co. is one of the best store of... stuff(?) (can't really be categorized) in the Kensington / Chinatown areas.
There are so many random things at great prices you can get there! I normally go there for:
- Craft supplies
- Gift bags / wrap / decorations
- Kitchen supplies
- Household items
- Birthday cards
.... and anything else I don't know where else to get!
While the... more