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A Day in the Life: Director of Technology, Daelan

A Day in the Life: Director of Technology, Daelan

Meet Daelan, Poppy Barley’s Director of Technology, otherwise known as the man behind the website (and so much more)! Read on to discover how Daelan’s improving the experience of Poppy Barley’s team and community (yes, you!) one technical system and tool at a time.   You’ve been with Poppy Barley...

7-minute read
A Day in the Life: Store Manager and Retail Training Lead, Sunny

A Day in the Life: Store Manager and Retail Training Lead, Sunny

Meet Sunny, Poppy Barley’s Retail Training Lead and Calgary-based Store Manager! Discover how she pivoted from working full time in the fitness industry to training Poppy Barley’s retail teams, sharing her passion for authentic customer connections and perfectly-fitting shoes!   How did you get your start at Poppy Barley? Before...

4-minute read
A Day in the Life: Product Designer, Kalie

A Day in the Life: Product Designer, Kalie

Follow along with Poppy Barley's product designer, Kalie, as she takes you through her role in designing footwear and accessories. Discover the path that led her to this exciting fashion job in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Get insights on what it takes to be a fashion designer from a seasoned professional.
5-minute read
10 Best Sustainable Brands in Vancouver

10 Best Sustainable Brands in Vancouver

At Poppy Barley, we’re excitedly planning and prepping to open our first Vancouver store. Joining an incredible community of like-minded businesses on the west coast will be a major milestone!To preemptively celebrate, we’ve rounded up a few of our favourite sustainable brands in Vancouver.
2-minute read
Poppy Perks Community Profile: Erica P.

Poppy Perks Community Profile: Erica P.

You might know Poppy Perks as our loyalty program. But to all of us at Poppy Barley, Poppy Perks Members are a group of incredible people we get to celebrate. It is a reminder to put our community at the centre of our focus, and to recognize that we are...

2-minute read
Poppy Perks Community Profile: Jen F.

Poppy Perks Community Profile: Jen F.

You might know Poppy Perks as our loyalty program. But to all of us at Poppy Barley, Poppy Perks Members are a group of incredible people we get to celebrate. It is a reminder to put our community at the centre of our focus, and to recognize that we are...

3-minute read
Poppy Perks Community Profile: Alyzée S.

Poppy Perks Community Profile: Alyzée S.

You might know Poppy Perks as our loyalty program. But to all of us at Poppy Barley, Poppy Perks Members are a group of incredible people we get to celebrate. It is a reminder to put our community at the centre of our focus, and to recognize that we are...

1-minute read
Poppy Perks Community Profile: Becca R.

Poppy Perks Community Profile: Becca R.

You might know Poppy Perks as our loyalty program. But to all of us at Poppy Barley, Poppy Perks Members are a group of incredible people we get to celebrate. It is a reminder to put our community at the centre of our focus, and to recognize that we are...

3-minute read
Small Business Saturday: Co-Founder Kendall’s Favourites

Small Business Saturday: Co-Founder Kendall’s Favourites

It’s Small Business Saturday—an annual day where consumers are encouraged to shop at small businesses. It matters because Small Businesses make our communities vibrant, and often, they’re at the forefront of innovation. Every cool brand started small. Delightfully, there are so many small businesses and brands we can’t wait to...

2-minute read
Raise Her Up: Katie Warwa

Raise Her Up: Katie Warwa

The mature neighbourhoods in Edmonton are experiencing an influx of many beautiful infill homes. If you’ve stopped to admire one of these homes, it’s likely you’re looking at a home designed by Katie Warwa, Lead of Design at Urbis Infill Homes, and her team. Katie  has a Masters of Architecture from UBC,...

6-minute read
Raise Her Up: Chantell Ghosh

Raise Her Up: Chantell Ghosh

For International Women's Day, we're partnering with DirectHer Network to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness against bias and, and take action for equality.  To celebrate, we have partnered with ten remarkable women who are breaking the barriers of change and empowering more female participation in the boardroom.  Chantell Ghosh Executive...

1-minute read
Raise Her Up: Charlene Butler

Raise Her Up: Charlene Butler

For International Women's Day, we're partnering with DirectHer Network to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness against bias and, and take action for equality.  To celebrate, we have partnered with ten remarkable women who are breaking the barriers of change and empowering more female participation in the boardroom.  Charlene Butler Board Governor,...

1-minute read