Henry Singer is so confident in its ability and product that it elevated the retail setting with the opening of its new flagship store in Eighth Avenue Place. The 6006-sq.-ft. street-front concept was designed by award-winning architecture and interior design firm McKinley Burkart. The new design incorporates a simple, clean backdrop accented by luxurious details that allow the clothing to be the focal point. New store features include luxury VIP change rooms, an exclusive made-to-measure suite and an open-concept tailor shop where intricate hand-finishing and pressing is done by master tailors. There is even an on-site “barber shop” that will surely elevate men’s shopping experience to a new high.
(This article is based on Marina Strass' paywalled article in the Globe & Mail below) Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) has made a decision to sell its flagship store in downtown Vancouver, marking a potential landmark deal and a major shift in the company's strategy.
The Irish Linen Stores on Government Street has hit a new milestone, and could be in line for another soon.
Moose Jaw ranks third in Canada for coolest downtown Moose Jaw beat out Winnipeg, Quebec City and even Vancouver for third coolest downtown centre in Canada...
JYSK, an international retailer of affordable, Scandinavian home furnishings and is one of the world's fastest growing retailers with 2,500 stores in 48 countries. JYSK is gearing up for its 10th store opening in British Columbia with another one planned for Coquitlam, BC on November 24th, 2017. On October 28th JYSK will open its second store on Vancouver Island in Duncan Mall, there is presently a JYSK store in Nanaimo.
Vancouver-based, home-improvement product e-commerce company BuildDirect will have a new CEO following the abrupt departure of co-founder, president and CEO Jeff Booth. BuildDirect spokeswoman Katie Kernahan told Business in Vancouver in an email that Dan Park is the new CEO and that Booth "resigned". Booth, however, wrote a lengthy post on LinkedIn to provide background to what he called a “regrettable” departure that is “effective immediately.”...
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