A survey by Lightspeed found that while e-commerce continues to grow, Canadians still frequent brick-and-mortar retailers for several reasons.
The man behind Ink Entertainment partnered with cannabis industry pioneer Basem Hanna on brands committed to social causes, including one geared towards women.
The value-priced company is the latest international retailer to expand into Canada by opening stores, and it could add considerable competition to an already crowded market.
The Montreal-based company aims to change the way apparel is manufactured after creating an innovative fabric made entirely from plastic waste.
Canada will see more standalone luxury stores as major brands see the market as being desirable for expansion.
Retail Insider spoke with the landlord to get details on the innovative retail space that will feature 20-foot ceilings, a ‘winter garden’ and possibly a food hall as part of one of Canada’s largest real estate projects.
The Toronto-based retailer’s pilot project addresses the changing lifestyles of urban consumers.