Saks Fifth Avenue Hiring 365 Positions for 1st Canadian Stores

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Luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue just announced that it is looking to hire 365 full-time and part-time positions for its first Canadian stores, both located in Toronto. The Saks Talent Acquisition national team will be on-site daily at the new Saks Fifth Avenue recruitment centre on the sixth floor of 401 Bay Street (Simpson Tower) in Toronto, beginning August 3 and continuing into January of 2016. Applications can also be submitted to: or

Saks is hiring for the following positions: 

  • Men’s and Women’s, designer and contemporary
  • Jewellery
  • Footwear
  • Cosmetics
  • Personal Shopping
  • Marketing
  • Visual Merchandising
  • Visual Stylist
  • Client Services
  • Alterations
  • Asset Protection
  • Greeters, and more

Saks’ first two Canadian stores will open in early 2016. Its Canadian flagship, measuring 150,000 square feet will open within the Hudson’s Bay building at Toronto Eaton Centre, and a second 130,000 square foot Saks will open at Sherway Gardens in suburban Toronto. 

Saks Fifth Avenue confirms that it intends to eventually open stores in Montreal and Vancouver  and as well, a Calgary location is a possibility. Saks also intends to open up to 25 off-price Saks OFF 5TH locations, with its first three locations confirmed to open in the spring of 2016 in Ontario. 


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Craig Patterson
Craig Patterson
Located in Toronto, Craig is the Publisher & CEO of Retail Insider Media Ltd. He is also a retail analyst and consultant, Advisor at the University of Alberta School Centre for Cities and Communities in Edmonton, former lawyer and a public speaker. He has studied the Canadian retail landscape for over 25 years and he holds Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws Degrees.

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