Retail at the Landmark
Harris also owns (or manages) several Cold Stone Creameries, including the one in Arborland. Cold Stone Creamery and Tim Hortons are corporate buddies: the website calls it a "co-branding" relationship, and Tim Hortons is notorious for playing its cards close to its chest when it comes to media relations. Corporate did not return calls.
Jack Klarich, owner of the Saline Tim Hortons, laughed when a reporter complained about how difficult it was to get through to Tim Hortons corporate. He says Tim Hortons doesn't need to return calls: "Do you know how big they are in Canada? If you've got a Tim Hortons there, you're an instant millionaire. They got a long waiting list of people who want franchises. We're all waiting to see who gets the franchise for the one they're building in Tecumseh."
7-Eleven, 1300 South University (entrance on Forest), 997-7008. Daily 24 hours. www.7-eleven.com
Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop, 1300 South University, 913-2653. Daily 24 hours. www.timhortons.com
[Originally published in January, 2013.]