In 1948, Ed Mirvish opened HONEST ED'S which became the WORLD'S FIRST true bargain store. All with the help of cashing in his wife's $212 insurance policy. In April of that year, Ed painted a sign over his store which read 'NAME YOUR OWN PRICE! NO REASONA
A Toronto architectural icon, this housewares store is an emporium of everything budget-friendly, from $3 dresses to inexpensive pots and pans to vacuums to seasonal decorations. Not only is a perusal (give yourself a few hours) of the iconic hallways of this sprawling discount market a Toronto rite of passage, it’s also well worth the trip if you’re in the market for quirky décor items, kitchen basics at oh-so cheap prices, or revolving novelties like the now-infamous Elvis busts. Day or night, Honest Ed’s is hard to miss, with blinking lights and hand-painted signs urging you to buy, buy, buy.
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