This week Craig and Lee talk about the Hudson's Bay store which will be departing Bloor Street in downtown Toronto this year after nearly 50 years of operations. The shocking news will lead to big changes for Toronto's downtown core.
Other news: IKEA launches 24/7 collection lockers in Canada, Läderach chocolate goes virtual, Gosselin opens Montreal flagship store, Eataly partners with Embassy and Italian Trade Commission on promotion.
The normally busy ritzy shopping district is almost entirely deserted, with luxury stores having emptied product from store shelves and a Dior flagship that has boarded up its facade amid concerns of break-ins.
The shocking proposal will transform a key block on Toronto’s Mink Mile with almost 83,000 square feet of retail space at the base of a 1.3-million square foot 79 storey 875 foot skyscraper which will become one of the tallest in Canada.
The French luxury brand is making a major push into the Toronto market — last week it opened a ready-to-wear concession and next year, Dior will open its largest North American store in a prominent location.
British lingerie retailer Agent Provocateur has opened a flagship store at Canada's most luxurious retail plaza. The store occupies just over 1,250 square feet, next to upscale German women's brand, Escada.
Nine West is subleasing its Bloor Street store, creating an opportunity for a new luxury retailer on Toronto's so called 'Mink Mile'. Located at 93 Bloor Street West, the 2,150 square foot space neighbours some of Canada's most expensive stores...
Toronto's flagship Gucci store at 130 Bloor St. West is one of only three North American locations to offer men's made-to-measure services. The 6,500 square foot store is also only one of four North American stores to include made to order...