MAC Cosmetics to Open Saint Catherine Street Flagship

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MAC Cosmetics will open a prominent corner location this summer in the heart of Montreal’s busiest shopping area. MAC will replace footwear retailer Spring, which closed last week. 

MAC will locate in the Confederation Building at 1253 McGill College Avenue, at Saint Catherine Street West. Other tenants in the building include skincare brand Keihl’sLes 3 Brasseurs restaurant, and Google.

MAC currently operates four freestanding locations in Montreal (4157 Rue Saint-Denis, Rockland Centre, CF Fairview Pointe Claire, CF Carrefour Laval) as well as concessions in Ogilvy and several Hudson’s Bay stores. The brand was founded in Toronto in 1984, though it is now headquartered in New York City under the Estée Lauder ownership umbrella. MAC is one of the world’s top three makeup brands, with annual turnover of over $1 billion US annually and over 500 independent stores in 79 countries internationally. 

Thank you Maxime Frechette for being the source of this article. 

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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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