Stampeders Grey Cup appearance a windfall for Calgary businesses

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders’ appearance in this year’s Grey Cup, combined with the fact there is no professional hockey these days, is turning out to be a ‘retailing windfall’ for businesses throughout the city.

From restaurants and bars to retailers of sports apparel, it’s been a commercial bonanza for business owners this week after the Stamps defeated the B.C. Lions in the Western Final on the weekend to earn a spot in the coveted 100th anniversary for the Canadian Football League championship.

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