Holt Renfrew

Holt Renfrew Appoints New President & CEO

The Canadian luxury retailer announced new leadership as Mario Grauso exits the company and is replaced with an industry veteran who most recently was with Hong Kong-based luxury store Lane Crawford.

Holt Renfrew Sets Out Plan to Reopen Stores with COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Three of the luxury retailer’s stores are set to reopen this month including a newly completed Holt Renfrew Ogilvy location. It comes at a time when consumers may pull back from flashier brands in the short term.

Mass Store Closures in Canada Escalate Significantly Amid COVID-19 Pandemic [Update]

A sudden collapse of retail in Canada has some shaming retailers that remain open while malls operate at reduced hours.

Opening Date and Updated Store Details Announced for Montreal Luxury Retailer ‘Holt Renfrew Ogilvy’

When completed next month, the six-level multi-brand luxury store will be one of the largest of its kind in North America with nearly 100 in-store luxury boutique concessions.

Chanel Expanding Canadian Presence with ‘Ground Floor’ Concessions

The iconic French luxury women’s fashion brand has been relocating its concessions to street level spaces after expanding its Canadian flagship.

Luxury Brand CELINE to Open 1st Standalone Canadian Flagship

The LVMH-owned French brand will open a storefront spanning nearly 5,000 square feet as part of a direct-to-consumer expansion for the brand in Canada.

Hundreds of Stores to Close in Canada in Early 2020 [Analysis]

Retail Insider counts well over 700 retail locations that will shutter early on this year amid a shift in consumer preferences and an otherwise challenging time for the industry. At the same time, some analysts expressed optimism as new concepts open and expand in Canada.

Holt Renfrew to Debut New Restaurant Concept at its Bloor Street Flagship This Month

A change in branding means that the announced ‘Colette Grand Café’ will not open in the massive Mink Mile department store, though the elevated new space will operate under the same corporate umbrella.

‘Manulife Place’ Retail Podium in Downtown Edmonton to See Major Overhaul [Renderings/Analysis]

After Holt Renfrew closed its downtown Edmonton store in retail centre last week, Manulife has announced a major modernization that will give Manulife Place a new life that will include a new facade, a retail new configuration, a new one-acre park, as well as soon-to-be-announced new retail tenants.

In Pictures: The Final Days of Holt Renfrew in Edmonton [Photo Essay]

Edmonton correspondent Christopher Lui took photos of the now shuttered Holt Renfrew store in downtown Edmonton as it prepared to close last week. It’s the end of an era for the luxury retailer in the city.
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