The Canadian shopping centre landlord announced an innovative new shopping app that connects consumers with retailers. It comes at a time when other landlords are also innovating in an effort to attract and retain retailers and consumer.
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The Bloor Street menswear flagship has unveiled an elevated hard-shop concept at a time when Canada Goose is also opening direct-to-consumer storefronts globally amid a wholesale distribution reduction.
The experiential customization-heavy concept, which launched in Toronto last year, will see its second location open in suburban Vancouver in November of this year. Fossil is looking to open as many as five standalone Canadian units before the end of 2021.
This interactive and immersive experience centre, located at North America’s busiest retail centre, allows shoppers to experience what it is like to live inside a fully integrated Alexa-powered smart home.
The retailer is opening stores across the country that feature customization to cater to younger consumers, and its Canadian flagship is one of only three Levi’s stores globally to carry an exclusive vintage line.