Outlet Collection Winnipeg Announces Opening Date and List of Tenants

Ivanhoé Cambridge has officially announced the opening date for its new 100-store Outlet Collection Winnipeg, which will be Canada’s second pure outlet centre West of Ontario. Hiring is ongoing for various retailers, and there will be a job fair this month to fill various positions. 

The enclosed 400,000 square foot centre opens to the public on the morning of Wednesday, May 3, and Ivanhoé Cambridge has confirmed the first group of 45 retailers. About half of the new stores will be new to the Manitoba market. Outlet Collection Winnipeg will also feature six anchor tenants, including Saks OFF 5TH*, Old Navy, F21 Red by Forever 21*, DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse* and Winners. Other retailers will include: 

  • Aldo
  • Ardène
  • Banana Republic Factory Store*
  • Bentley*
  • Bluenotes
  • Boathouse
  • Bombay
  • Bowring
  • Browns Outlet*
  • Call it Spring Outlet*
  • Calvin Klein Outlet*
  • Chatters Salon & Beauty Supply
  • David’s Tea
  • Dynamite/Garage
  • Ecko Unlimited
  • Famous Footwear Outlet
  • Gap Factory Store*
  • GNC
  • Guess Outlet*
  • La Vie en Rose
  • Levi’s Outlet*
  • Lids
  • Lindt Outlet
  • Lucky Brand Jeans Outlet*
  • Michael Hill*
  • Mountain Warehouse*
  • Naturalizer Outlet
  • Perfumes 4 U*
  • Quarks Outlet*
  • Roots*
  • Samsonite Outlet*
  • Skechers*
  • SoftMoc Shoe Rack*
  • Suzy Shier
  • The Body Shop*
  • Think Kitchen*
  • Tommy Hilfiger Outlet
  • Under Armour*
  • Urban Kids
  • West 49

In the list above, first-to-market retailers have an asterisk (*) beside their name. Winners will open in September of 2017. 

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Western Canada’s first pure outlet centre is the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Vancouver, which opened in the summer of 2015. Ivanhoé Cambridge also operates two hybrid outlet centres (mix of full-price and outlet stores) in Western Canada — CrossIron Mills outside of Calgary, and Tsawwassen Mills outside of Vancouver. 

The Winnipeg project also created a lot of jobs. Overall, more than 1,300 full- and part-time retail jobs and 400 construction related jobs will have been created by the project.

“Job creation is the backbone of every economy and we are proud that the significant investment we and our partners have made in Winnipeg has translated into thousands of construction and retail employment opportunities for its residents,” commented Blair Forster, President, Forster Projects.

*Images via Ivanhoé Cambridge

Canadian Retail News From Around The Web: March 9, 2017

Article Author

Craig Patterson
Craig Patterson
Now located in Toronto, Craig is a retail analyst and consultant at the Retail Council of Canada. He's also the Director of Applied Research at the University of Alberta School of Retailing in Edmonton. He has studied the Canadian retail landscape for the past 25 years and he holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws Degrees. He is also President & CEO of Vancouver-based Retail Insider Media Ltd.

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