RI Brief

Brief: Naturalizer Shoes Shutting Stores, HBC Struggles With Leases

Call it Spring shutting all US stores, Simons succeeds with second-hand luxury, Toys R Us opens in Guelph, Purolator partners with Michaels.

Brief: Mexx Re-Entering Canada, Hudson’s Bay Adds Brands

Other News: Entertainment centre opening at Yorkdale, Furla opens 2nd Canadian store, Hugo Boss opens in Laval, Reitmans opens store at WEM, Nordstrom gets merry.

Brief: French Retailer Exits Canada, Starbucks Closing 100 More Locations

Other news: Canada Goose expands at Yorkdale, Canada's Pet Valu exiting US operations, Hudson's Bay partners with Schitt’s Creek.

Brief: Mendocino Shuts All Stores, Okaïdi Canada Files

Other news: Gap closing most mall stores, co-working space replaces Shinola store, Star Bédard rebrands, Nobis gets charitable.

Brief: Hudson’s Bay Receives Eviction Notices from Malls, Banana Republic Shutters on Bloor

Other News: Diesel opens only Canadian store at Yorkdale, Frank And Oak looks to international expansion after acquisition, Oxford Properties supports food banks, interview with Muji President, King & Bay innovates to fight the spread of COVID-19.

Brief: Ben Sherman Exiting Canada, Tudor Opening 1st Storefront

Other News: Swarovski opens 1st 'crystal studio', OVO Opens in Ottawa, Duer expanding to the US, Hudson’s Bay partners with INLAND, Balzac’s Coffee Roasters opens two new locations.

BRIEF: J. Crew Shuts All But 1 Store in Canada, Lululemon Expanding Flagship

Other News: Nordstrom shuts main floor designer boutiques in Toronto, Saks Food Hall shut until 2021, Balenciaga opens in Montreal, Zadel Jewellery Studio opens Granville Island workshop.

Brief: Hudson’s Bay Montreal Downsizing, McArthurGlen Outlets Add Luxury Retailers

Other news: Richard Mille/Audemars boutiques close after licensee's death, HBC innovates in sanitation, ECCO pop-up at Toronto's Stackt Market.

Brief: Diamond Brand Opening 1st Permanent Store, Nordstrom Rack Announces Vancouver Opening

Other News: S. Cohen menswear files to restructure, HBC launches Tokyo Olympics collection.

Brief: OVO Opening in Ottawa & Calgary, Mulberry Shuts Canadian Stores

Other News: La Maison Simons regains profitability, NorthBoys opens new store, Aldo launches TikTok challenge, Lowe's Canada gets charitable.
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