Best Retail Sign

Gold Winner Freak Lunchbox, Halifax

Silver Winner Biscuit General Store

Bronze Winner Sweet Pea Boutique

When Freak Lunchbox’s headquarters on Barrington Street moved two doors down in 2015, it made a monstrous splash by hiring Montreal mural artist Jason Botkin to paint a sublime, sea-inspired scene on the side of the building, luring southbound traffic to take a closer look. The vibrant, unmissable piece of public art kind of doubles as a retail sign, and we can only assume it's part of why voters crowned the Freak the best. That and its always eye-catching hand-painted Popeye, weightlifter and giant gummy bear signage. Those weirdos never get old.

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