ONCE UPON A
TIME THERE WAS
Vincent was the admissions director at Laurentian University and had an eye for numbers. A great compliment to Fabbro skills. They became business partners and began selling merchandise out of the back of a van.
In those days women had a difficult time getting bank loans. Serendipity struck when they met a banker that was also a visionary and was willing to help women in business.
I n the mid-80’s El Mercado moved to the City Centre. Eventually, it found it’s current home on Durham St. A After more than 45 years in business, Marsha Fabbro and Shirley Vincent have refined their ability to understand their clientele and how to provide them with unique merchandise.
88 Durham St,
Phone: (705) 675-3092