Pirate Joe’s Sells Treasures From Trader Joe’s to Canadians

March 6, 2015 9:39 PM

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Pirate Joe’s Sells Treasures From Trader Joe’s to Canadians

VANCOUVER—The shelves are stocked floor-to-ceiling with trademark Trader Joe’s food items, cheeky chalkboard wisdom greets customers at the entrance and the sign outside trumpets the name in familiar red lettering in front of a nautical mural featuring a tin of sardines and a sea turtle.

The Vancouver-based retailer trades on part of the name and all of the quirky reputation of the giant U.S. grocer. Pirate Joe’s advertises itself as an unaffiliated and unauthorized reseller of “contraband” merchandise imported from the U.S., everything from cheddar-and-horseradish-flavored potato c...

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