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Vancouver’s Oakridge Shopping Centre: Three New-Build Anchors

Oakridge Shopping Centre is getting three newly-built anchor stores, as well as a new Safeway grocery store. We recently reported on Oakridge's substantial renovation that will double its retail square footage. These floorplans are only initial renderings and anchor tenant sizes and...

10 TopShop Stores in Canada by March 2014

TopShop/TopMan will have 10 full-sized Canadian stores by March 2014, according to TopShop managing director Mary Homer. More Canadian locations are on the way but finances are restricting store expansion. Four of the 10 TopShop stores will be in Toronto....

Hudson’s Bay at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport

The first-ever Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post has opened at Pearson International Airport in Toronto. The store is located in the domestic part of Terminal 1 (Arrivals, After-Security) and sells a range of items from fashion to home accessories including...

Gotstyle Opening Mens + Women’s Store November 30th in Toronto’s Distillery District

Gotstyle, one of Canada's most innovative fashion retailers, opens a 6,700 square foot store in Toronto's Distillery District on Friday, November 30th. We previously reported the store's opening including it's naked man video, and now womenswear will be included in...

UNIQLO on Canada-Wide Search for Store Space

*****UPDATE: We have received requests from several parties for the identity of our source and for further information on Uniqlo's potential Canadian lease dealings. These dealings are confidential and we don't reveal source names without their consent. Our source...

Canadian Nordstrom Stores Expected to Have ‘More Contemporary’ Interiors

Recently we spoke to a Nordstrom insider about its high revenue expectations for its new Vancouver BC store. Our insider also discussed the store's interiors and how some shoppers have complained that American Nordstrom store interiors appear a bit 'dated'. We...

Bloomingdale’s Not Coming to Canada

We just got word from a Hudson's Bay management-office insider that talks with Bloomingdale's have stalled and that it is unlikely the American luxury department store will come to Canada. We previously reported that Bloomingdale's might move to Canada via Hudson's...

Black Friday Gets Ugly: With VIDEOS!

Black Friday is an American shopping tradition, recently adopted in Canada. We were sent videos by readers showing horrific scuffles, including this brief video above... We laughed with horror at the video below. Who knew a mob of women could...

2 of America’s Top 10 Most Productive Retailers are Canadian

Two of America's top 10 most productive retailers are Canadian. Tracking annual sales per square foot, market research company eMarketer evaluated over 225 retailers. The top one is no surprise: Apple Stores boast yearly sales exceeding $4,500 per square foot. Of the two...

More Spring Renos for Vancouver’s Hudson’s Bay Store

Vancouver's Hudson's Bay department store will get further interior renovations Spring 2013. The store  has already spent in excess of $40 million on its current renovations (levels TopShop, G, 2, 5 and 6) and will spend more to finish...
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