BUSINESS BRIEFS: Victoria shop sells kids’, women’s clothing online

Mya's Treasures branches out from retail storefront

Mya’s Treasures, selling consignment maternity and children’s clothing since 2009 out of its colourful store at 1606 Stanley Ave. at Pandora Avenue, is delving into the online retailing market.

Operator Mike Rowe said he started the service so busy parents could shop at home at their convenience. Deliveries are done on Sundays and orders over $50 receive free shipping, otherwise it’s $10 per order. Visit myastreasures.com to view available items or find more information.

Furniture stores team up for closeout

Their Langford Parkway space targeted for a new Quality Foods location, Sandy’s Furniture and Ashley Furniture Homestores are joining forces, hoping to clear out all their stock by this fall. The sale of the properties, known as the Langford Furniture Park, to Vancouver business icon Jim Pattison’s company was announced in early June. The Qualicum-based grocery chain will move into the 60,000-square-foot Ashley space next May.

Father-daughter team hosting spiritual tours

Nina Hirlaender, a cancer survivor and self-described Celtic shaman, and her father, former Magna International executive Horst Prelog, are leading unique tours for upscale tourists. Their company, Dancing Spirit Tours, books not only luxury accommodation, but arranges such experiences as a private visit with a monk in Assisi and a sacred ceremony at the centre of Stonehenge. Find them at dancingspirittours.com or call 1-778-977-5163.

Who’s making waves in business circles

FedEx courier Mark King of Victoria was named one of four winners of its Courier of the Year award, based on voting from customers of the company. King has been with FedEx Canada since 2006 … Recent Camosun College business administration graduate Avery Graham earned the Promising Alumni Award for her success as business manager for her family’s Mobil 1 Lube Express business in Duncan. She received the honour during a ceremony June 13 at the Interurban campus.

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