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Edmonton man creates Amazon-like website for made-in-Alberta products [Video]

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EDMONTON –As people increased their online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic, an Edmonton man saw an opportunity for a business — and to showcase Alberta products.

Ryan Corry created madeinlocalshops.com to cater to Alberta shoppers and support local businesses when they needed it most.

"A lot of that money was leaving the community," Corry told CTV News Edmonton.

"We want to compete directly with Amazon but with all local products…if you look around in the weeds of your own community, all of these same products lie within us so it's just a matter of aggregating them, making it easy to find for the consumers."

The online marketplace — which includes items such as clothing, beer and art — currently has products from Edmonton and Calgary but already plans to expand to other Alberta communities.

The co-founder of Omma's Kimchi, Alyssa Lau, told CTV News she jumped at the chance to have her products on Made …

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Everything Coming to Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu & Amazon Prime Video in October 2020 [Video]

October is just around the corner, and all of the most popular streaming services out there are getting ready to overhaul their rosters and introduce a bunch of new content once the calendar flips. Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu, and Amazon Prime all have a slew of new movies and TV shows set to [...]

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Amazon has issued a warning to PlayStation fans who have pre-ordered the PS5. Wednesday night, Amazon began taking pre-orders for the PS5 alongside Best Buy, Walmart, GameStop, GAME, Target, and other retailers. As you would expect, within minutes Amazon's stock was depleted. And this has happened [...]