Alberni Street

Holiday Photo Series: Alberni Street Luxury Zone in Downtown Vancouver

Retailers in the area rolled out the red carpet for the holidays with some of the world's top luxury brands occupying the ever-evolving area.

Downtown Vancouver Gucci Pop-Up Relocates Back to Expanding Hotel Vancouver Flagship Location [Photo Update]

Retail Insider has noted Italian luxury brand Gucci is packing up its 710 Thurlow Street location in downtown Vancouver. The location in Vancouver's prestigious "Alberni Luxury Zone" was reported in September 2021 as being a temporary location while renovations were underway at...

Gucci Opens Pop-Up and Omega Renovates at Hotel Vancouver [Photo Update]

The Italian luxury brand has started the renovation for an expansion in downtown Vancouver.

Richemont Making Substantial Investments in Canada with Cartier Renovations and a New Store

French conglomerate invests in luxury jewellery brand for Canadian market.

Podcast: Gucci Relocates to Expand Downtown Vancouver Store into Flagship

Craig and Lee discuss Gucci’s plans to expand the standalone Fairmont Hotel Vancouver store into a flagship by annexing the adjacent Omega retail space. In the meantime, Gucci has relocated to Thurlow and Alberni Streets in the former Escada space.

Podcast: Alberni Street ‘Luxury Zone’ Retail Past and Present Discussion

Craig and Lee talk about Vancouver's Alberni Street and provide commentary about its current state and history on the recently published retail tour by Retail Insider.

Construction Underway for 2nd Canadian ‘Thom Browne’ Storefront in Vancouver

NYC-based fashion brand continues to expand into Canada with a new store on Thurlow Street.

Upscale Austrian Brand Wolford Relocates Vancouver Storefront for Cartier Boutique

The retailer moved into a new larger space that does not yet have proper signage for the brand.

Retail Profile: Alberni Street ‘Luxury Zone’ in Downtown Vancouver (Summer 2021)

The city's high-end retail district has seen changes over the years. Retail Insider takes readers on a tour of the city's answer to Rodeo Drive.

Jimmy Choo Opens 1st Standalone Vancouver Store [Photos]

It’s the second freestanding location in Canada for the popular UK-based luxury footwear and accessory brand.

BRIEF: Simons Prepares to Open Eco-Store, H&M Sees Gains in Canada, Blubird Relocation

Other News: Hillcrest Mall Taps into Consumer Demand, Unique Retail Opportunity, Retailer Writes Novel, Indochino Announces Expansion.

Retailers Continue to Descend on Vancouver’s Luxury Zone [Feature]

More luxury brands are on the way for 2018 and beyond, as the Alberni Street/Luxury Zone becomes a world-class retail destination.

Van Cleef & Arpels Unveils Impressive Vancouver Flagship [Photos]

The two level boutique is one of the luxury brand’s largest locations globally, and the second-largest in the Americas.

BRIEF: Off-White to Open Vancouver Store, Miniso Expands into Alberta, Lululemon Debuts Men’s Space

Other News: New IWC Schaffhausen boutique in Vancouver, Shumaker unveils another location, Nespresso opens in Calgary.

Black Goat Cashmere Launches ‘The Coat Room’ Concept Store

The luxe Canadian cashmere brand has expanded its offerings with a new retail space.

Rolex Opens Largest Location in North America, in Vancouver (Photos)

The flagship replaces a hotel lounge that once occupied the site, with an impressive luxury store featuring Swiss-made interiors.

Rolex Store to Replace Hotel Lounge

Canada's largest Rolex store will open in an untraditional location, and it will be near other luxury brands.

Jaeger-LeCoultre Opens 1st of 2 Confirmed Canadian Locations

The Swiss luxury brand's second Canadian store could open as early as this week, marking yet another luxury brand entering Canada with free-standing locations.

Luxury Jeweller Lao Feng Xiang to Open 1st Canadian Location in Vancouver

China's premier fine jewellery brand's first Canadian location will be its second in North America
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