About Us


Located in Calgary, Alberta Canada in the heart of the trendy 17th Avenue SW shopping district, Reid's is the go-to place to find the city's best selection of writing instruments, stationery, greeting cards and party supplies. With a long history of stationery in the family dating back to the 1930's when Grandfather James Lewis started Lewis Stationery, Reid's was established in 1984 by John and Moira Reid. 40 years later their legacy is still going strong as Reid's continues to be family owned and operated to this day.

With over 6000 square feet of unique shopping, Reid's is the largest fountain pen and ink store in Western Canada. Reid's specializes in fine writing instruments and pens. It has a vast selection to choose from, including limited edition items and luxury brands you might not find anywhere else. They even have writing instrument specialists that have been in the business for over 20 years to help you find what's right for you!

Reid's also stocks a huge selection of greeting cards, gift wrap, party supplies, helium balloon bouquets, giftware, home decor, stemware, books, toys, art supplies, seasonal merchandise and novelty items all beautifully displayed, making it truly a browser's paradise!