List of Retailers Opening and Expanding in Canada



The following is a list of 30 retailers which are either new to Canada, or expanding their operations nationally. The list was compiled by Vancouver-based Peregrine, which custom designs and fabricates retail, display, furniture and architectural features for some of the country's top retailers. 

This list will be updated and expanded in the coming weeks. To have your retailer added to this list, email Craig Patterson at:

Target Mississauga, Winnipeg, Ottawa, more expected Expanding 130
Jimmy Choo Toronto (opened July), Vancouver expected New 2 + Holt Renfrew shops-in-store (estimated 5-6)
Ladurée TBA (Toronto is speculated) New 1+
Versace Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver New 3-4
Versace Home Vancouver (Gastown) Expanding 1+
Kate Spade West Vancouver, nation-wide exected Expanding 8+
Lole Toronto, Mississauga, Whistler plus 6 more Expanding 23
Massimo Dutti Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver Expanding 10+
Zara Nation-wide Expanding 26
Lindt Ontario, Alberta, BC, Quebec and New Brunswick Expanding 32
Strellson Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver (unannounced) Expanding 4+
DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse Mississauga ON, Newmarket ON, Canada-wide New Unknown
Dylan's Candy Bar Toronto New 1+
American Girl Toronto, Vancouver, nation-wide (via Chapters/Indigo) New 10-15 shops-in-stores
Dollarama Ontario, Western Canada Expanding 400 new locations, 1,200 total
Apple Store Flagship Vancouver, Toronto New Flagships 2
Samsung Canada-wide Expanding 90
Walmart Canada-wide Expanding 35 new, adding to 391 locations
Porsche Design Calgary, Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver and possibly Edmonton Expanding As many as 8
Kleinfeld Bridal (at Hudson's Bay) Toronto (now open), possibly Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary New As many as 4
Saks Fifth Avenue Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, possibly Calgary New 7
Off 5th Saks Fifth Avenue Canada-wide New 25
Yankee Candle Canada-wide New 50
Nordstrom Calgary, Ottawa, Vancouver, Toronto, possibly Edmonton New 7-8
Nordstrom Rack Canada-wide New Up to 20
Christian Dior (flagships) Vancouver, Toronto New 2
Sporting Life Vancouver, Edmonton Calgary, Montreal Expanding 7+ new stores, adding to current 4 locations
Fossil Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver Expanding 33
Vince Camuto Toronto, and Canada-wide New Unknown

For reference, we've posted links to our articles on the above retailers, below: