Tied to the Sky / kite shop
Feb 08, 2016
February 8 and I discover it is National Kite Day. February? Kites? Maybe for the the adrenaline junkies racing across the snow pulled by large traction kites, or perhaps for the lucky folks in southern climates where cold and snow are not a reality - but February 8th in Southern Alberta?Well, God was smiling upon this prairie boy today with a gorgeous sunny day at a balmy +16 degrees Celsius and a lovely west wind about 20 kph. The flying field was clear and dry - so I couldn't have asked for a better day in February! I...
Jan 19, 2016
Enjoying a cup of coffee this morning looking at the snow covered backyard. Noticing the wind in the tree's thinking about kites, kite flying and our 10 year adventure as a kite retailer. Reflecting on how we have grown as a company, as a family and as individuals. Reflecting over the years on the challenges but also the many fun and exciting times we have had and the many great people we have met.One of the things that is a key indicator of our success has been the many, many customers who are repeat customers. There is nothing...
Dec 15, 2015
Shopping for someone else but not sure what to give them? Give them the gift of choice with a Great Canadian Kite Company Gift Card. Gift cards provide a flexible way for you to purchase a gift for someone from Great Canadian Kite Company, while maintaining full freedom of choice! You simply purchase gift cards the same, secure way that you purchase any other of our product. And unlike a gift certificate, the recipient can spread the gift card balance over multiple visits! Gift cards are delivered by email and contain instructions to redeem them at checkout. Our gift cards have no...
Jan 26, 2014
As anyone who has been watching the value of the Canadian $$ versus the American has noticed, it appears as if the days of parity have disappeared for a while. While in many ways this is good news for the Canadian manufacturing and the resource sectors, it will begin to impact prices on our imports, and yes, this includes kites! I am preparing for my trip to the Kite Trade Association International (KTAI) meeting in Las Vegas at the end of the month. I will be meeting with a number of kite manufacturers to see the latest, hottest kite products...