MAC Cosmetics to Open Saint Catherine Street Flagship

MAC Cosmetics will open a prominent corner location this summer in the heart of Montreal's busiest shopping area. MAC will replace footwear retailer Spring, which closed last week. 

MAC will locate in the Confederation Building at 1253 McGill College Avenue, at Saint Catherine Street West. Other tenants in the building include skincare brand Keihl'sLes 3 Brasseurs restaurant, and Google.

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MAC currently operates four freestanding locations in Montreal (4157 Rue Saint-Denis, Rockland Centre, CF Fairview Pointe Claire, CF Carrefour Laval) as well as concessions in Ogilvy and several Hudson's Bay stores. The brand was founded in Toronto in 1984, though it is now headquartered in New York City under the Estée Lauder ownership umbrella. MAC is one of the world's top three makeup brands, with annual turnover of over $1 billion US annually and over 500 independent stores in 79 countries internationally. 

Thank you Maxime Frechette for being the source of this article. 

Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: March 7, 2016