Quiet Luxury Awaits at Toronto's Bayview Village

It may not be Toronto’s most prestigious mall, nor its most popular, but Bayview Village could be the city’s most unique mall.  While Yorkdale, Sherway Gardens, Square One, and Toronto Eaton Centre are all undergoing massive expansions and upgrades to accommodate the seemingly never-ending parade of luxury retailers that are making their way to Canada, Bayview Village has been quietly undergoing a retail renaissance unlike that of most malls in North America.

New Online Retailer – Emart Canada Launches

A new Edmonton-based e-retailer, Emart Canada (www.emartcanada.ca) opened its proverbial doors on Sunday, August 31st with a selection of mid-range men’s, women’s and children’s brands. Shipping strictly within Canada, the website’s aim is to provide fashion to all corners of Canada by using Canada Post as their main shipping provider. The website aimsto provide new and exciting brands that aren’t readily available tothe Canadian shopper.

H&M Opens 1st Winnipeg Location

Winnipeg's first H&M location opens today at Winnipeg's Polo Park Shopping Centre. The long awaited 25,000 square foot store is located off the mall's Centre Court, in a wing anchored by Hudson's Bay. Several retailers were relocated to make room for H&M.

Nominate Your Manager Award

The University of Alberta School of Retailing is hosting the Nominate Your Manager Award, in partnership with jobpostings.ca. Retail store staff may nominate their manager by writing a 500 word essay explaining why their manager is exceptional. The winning manager will win a trip for two to Mexico, and the winning store staff will receive a $500 prize.