Kit and Ace

KIT + ACE Launches Store Expansion in Canada Under New Ownership [Interview]

The Vancouver-based retailer will open two locations this fall in Toronto and Calgary, with plans for a substantial expansion into 2024 says CEO David Lui.

The Future of Kit and Ace is Bright: Interviews with Unity Brands’ Joe Mimran and David Lui

Plans are in place following the acquisition of the Chip Wilson-founded Vancouver-based brand to grow, with new stores in Canada as well as a global push.

Kit and Ace Closes Store in West Vancouver at Park Royal

Vancouver-based retailer closes store in West Vancouver in preparation for relocation to Gastown.

BRIEF: Tudor Opens 1st Store in North America, Zara Home Exits Canada

Other News: Kit and Ace shuts Bloor Street storefront, Summerhill Market opens fourth store in Forest Hill, Big Mountain Foods expands.

BRIEF: Forever 21 Closes Canadian Stores, CHANEL Opens 1st-in-Canada Shoe Boutique

Other News: Louis Vuitton expanding ready-to-wear at Holts Vancouver, Natasha Koifman’s ‘ShopNK’ releases 2nd drop, Kit and Ace opens Park Royal store, Yabu Pushelberg launches housewares boutique, Lebanese food concept opens 1st location after 2-year delay.

BRIEF: Nespresso Yorkville To Close, Woodbine Centre Fined Over Pay Inconsistencies

Other News: Toronto’s 1st Legal Cannabis Store Sees Long Lineups, Shikatani Lacroix Design Launches New Podcast, Retailers April Fools, Canadian company launches world’s largest duct tape ball. 

Chip Wilson Family Sells ‘Kit and Ace’ Fashion Brand to Company CEO

The Vancouver-based ‘technical cashmere’ brand will see a new focus as it repositions under new management.

Chip Wilson Family Sells ‘Kit and Ace’ Fashion Brand to Company CEO

The Vancouver-based ‘technical cashmere’ brand will see a new focus as it repositions under new management.

Kit and Ace Significantly Reduces Store Count

The Canadian retailer once had more than 60 locations globally, and now only a handful remain operational.

Kit and Ace to Open West Edmonton Mall Flagship

This will be the Technical Luxury™ brand's 3rd confirmed permanent Canadian store, as it looks to operate 15 locations within the next nine months.

Kit and Ace to Open 15 Canadian Flagships in 10 Months

The Technical Luxury™ clothing brand, founded by Shannon Wilson (wife of Lululemon founder Chip Wilson) and her son, J.J., has aggressive expansion plans for Canada, including replacing temporary locations with full-fledged flagships.
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