Metropolis at Metrotown

Vestis Fashion Group Relocates ‘Weekend by Max Mara’ Storefront at Metropolis at Metrotown [Photos] 

The beautiful new store features a 40-foot facade, and is part of a Vancouver-based luxury brand conglomerate that created the highest saturation of Max Mara stores in North America

Vessi Opens First Permanent Storefront at Metropolis at Metrotown Near Vancouver

The D2C brand debuts its initial store as it prepared for an expansion across Canada and into the US.

Vancouver-Based DTC Waterproof Shoe Brand Vessi Opening 1st Permanent Store [Interview]

The already popular brand started online in 2018 with a range of waterproof shoes, and is now opening its first retail space as part of an expansion.

Holiday Photo Series: Metropolis at Metrotown Shopping Centre Adds New Retailers

The massive super-regional centre is marking the holidays with displays and several retailers have recently opened.

Uniqlo Expanding Metropolis at Metrotown Storefront Near Vancouver

Popular Japanese retailer expands by taking the former Microsoft location.

Brief: Moose Knuckles Opening at Toronto Eaton Centre, Ren’s Pets Acquired

Other news: Distillery District launches container pop-up retail, New and renovated retailers at Metropolis at Metrotown, EB Games rebrand, Home Depot announces sustainability goals.

GEOX, Champs Sports and A|X Armani Exchange Seeing Renovations at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby

Several retailers at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby, BC are under renovations.

Token Toys to Open in Metropolis at Metrotown

Toy store retailer to add second location at the Burnaby shopping centre.

Zara Unveils Bigger and Bolder Flagship Storefront at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby BC

The massive two-level store is the most technologically advanced in Canada for the chain.

Forever 21 Begins Quietly Opening First Canadian “2.0” Stores [Photos]

The US-based fast-fashion retailer is making moves back into Canada after going bankrupt and exiting the country in 2019.

Lucky Brand Jeans Re-Enters Canada with Multiple Storefronts in Partnership with Thriftys: Interview

The denim brand exited Canada a couple of years ago and has returned in a Canadian retail partnership.

Retail Profile: Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby During COVID-19

Retail Insider heads to Metropolis at Metrotown for a photo tour of the mega-mall for the region.

Samsung Expands Canadian Retail Operations with 1st Store in Quebec Market [Photos]

Samsung’s physical store expansion acts as a brand activation to drive consumers to its multiple channels.

Canadian Outdoor Apparel Brand Arc’teryx Launches 1st Lifestyle Store Amid Strategy Shift

The new store concept will be expanded to other centres as Arc'teryx expands its base of stores and gains market share across all channels.

BRIEF: Quebec Home Retailer Bankrupt, Aritzia Looks to China

Other News: Lacoste opening concept store, Ontario’s 1st Cadillac-exclusive dealership, Frank And Oak secures exceptional flagship space.

BRIEF: Metrotown Target Store Replacement Revealed, Lolë Expands into Men’s Wear

Other News: Aesop and Bailey Nelson coming to Vancouver’s Main Street, Gensler appoints new Director of Retail Design, Genesis Motors opens airport showroom, StoneHammer Brewing Closes Operations.

Nespresso Continues Canadian Expansion with Plans for More Locations

The unique brand is growing rapidly in Canada, and it has plans to move into new markets where it is underserved.

BRIEF: Chanel Expands at Yorkdale, hr2 to Shutter Next Week, Nespresso Opening at Metrotown

Other News: Swarovski Pop-Up a Prototype for Future Stores, Levi's Opens in Halifax, TNT The New Trend Adds Men's at Bayview Village, La Vie En Rose Launches on ShopShops.

UNIQLO Opens 1st Vancouver Store [Photos]

The popular Japanese retailer opened to crowds on October 6, as it embarks on an expansion across the country.

MUJI Opens 1st Vancouver Store [Photos]

The popular Japanese variety retailer opened to crowds on Saturday, unveiling its largest Canadian store to date.

MUJI Announces Summer Metrotown Opening [Rendering/Floor Plan]

The minimalist Japanese retailer has provided further details on its first Vancouver flagship, which will become the largest in Canada when it opens.

UNIQLO Announces 1st Vancouver Store

British Columbia's 1st UNIQLO flagship will open this fall, to be located in one of the country's top shopping centres.

MUJI Announces 2 Vancouver stores

The popular Japanese retailer has announced that it will open 2 Vancouver stores, both of which will be the largest in Canada to date.

Swatch Continues Canadian Expansion with New Locations

The company could triple its current Canadian store count over the next several years.


Burnaby BC's Metropolis at Metrotown is becoming more upscale with the inclusion of Canada's second Weekend by MaxMara store, opening this September. Also opening this fall wil be Canada's third Microsoft store which was announced earlier this week. A Tag Heuer boutique recently opened adjacent to...
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