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Canadian Retailers and Shopping Centres Embrace the Chinese Year of the Dragon with Vibrant Celebrations and Exclusive Merchandise for Lunar New Year [Interviews]

Retailers, landlords and experts discuss the importance of the celebratory holiday for retail in Canada ahead of Chinese New Year this month.

Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket Adding Tenants as Area Sees Rapid Population Growth [Interview]

The super regional centre, considered the leader north of Toronto, is adding new retailers and concepts to attract consumers.

Yorkdale Launches Unprecedented 100,000 Square Foot Luxury Retail Expansion in Toronto [Feature/Photos]

Oxford Properties will re-tenant Yorkdale's centre run in an effort to create one of the world’s leading clusterings of luxury brand stores. 

Yorkdale Breaks Records as the Highest-Performing Shopping Centre in Canada [ICSC Study/Analysis] 

The luxury-heavy Toronto shopping centre saw higher sales per square foot sales last year than ever, while surpassing two billion dollars in sales for the first time.

Oxford Properties Launches Online Shopping Platform ‘StyList’ for Malls [Interview]

The groundbreaking platform provides real-time live inventory from retailers, allowing customers to plan ahead before they shop in-mall or browse online and buy from multiple stores in a single transaction.

Several New Major Retailers Opening in Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket [Interview]

New stores are being added while the mall's Aritzia store will more than triple in size.

Entertainment in Malls: Oxford Properties Bringing ‘Friends’ and ‘Barbie’ Experiences to GTA Centres [Interviews]

Bringing foot traffic back to malls after pandemic slowdowns is the goal as the landlord brings new experience centres to its top properties.

Foot Traffic Picks Up in Canadian Shopping Centres as Pandemic Approaches 2-Year Mark: Interviews

Bradley Jones of Oxford Properties says holiday shopping started earlier than ever at Oxford's malls, with the pandemic changing traffic patterns.

First-of-its-Kind Collaborative Retail Concept Launches at Kingsway Mall in Edmonton [Interview/Photos]

The marketplace and business incubator already has a waiting list says the founder.

Toronto-Based Nick Iozzo Launches Real Estate Consultancy Agency ‘The Ancillary Agency’

Iozzo's 20+ years in the business includes handling commercial real estate for some of Canada's biggest retail landlords.

Oxford Properties Launches Outdoor Patios at All Enclosed Shopping Mall Properties in Canada: Interviews/Photos

The initiative aims to support food and beverage tenants at the centres with colourful social areas in mall parking lots.

French Sporting Goods Behemoth Decathlon Announces Massive Concept Store in Former Sears Space at Calgary’s Southcentre: Interviews

The highly experiential 70,000 square foot store will also include a fulfillment centre and is part of a transformation of Southcentre during the pandemic.

Oxford Properties Announces Same-Day Delivery From Shopping Centres in Canada

The landlord is innovating amid changing consumer preferences.

BRIEF: Stores Shutting in Vancouver ‘Luxury Zone’, Bizou Shutting 30% of Boutiques

Other News: Heartland Town Centre adds co-working space, SuitSupply opens online Canadian outlet store, Toronto's 1st zero-waste coffee concept opens, Thierry opens 2nd storefront in Vancouver.

Canadian Mall Landlords Innovate Amid Second Wave Lockdowns

As regions lockdown due to the pandemic for a second time, mall landlords are offering options for consumers to pick up goods.

Canadian Mall Landlords Innovate with Virtual Santa Experiences

As in-person meetings are discouraged during the pandemic, landlords are getting creative in an effort to maintain customer engagement.

Brief: Hudson’s Bay Receives Eviction Notices from Malls, Banana Republic Shutters on Bloor

Other News: Diesel opens only Canadian store at Yorkdale, Frank And Oak looks to international expansion after acquisition, Oxford Properties supports food banks, interview with Muji President, King & Bay innovates to fight the spread of COVID-19.

Oxford Properties Announces Southcentre Mall Sears Box Redevelopment in Calgary

The landlord will add three large-format retailers as a first phase of an overhaul to the 235,000-square-foot space.

Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre Sees Remarkable Success as Canada’s Top Mall

The popular retail centre ranked as the country’s leading mall in terms of per square foot productivity, and mall manager Claire Santamaria said that bigger things are still to come.

Overhauled Méga Parc Amusement Centre Marks 1 Year as a Mall Traffic Generator

The steampunk-themed centre at Quebec City’s Les Galeries de la Capitale saw more than two million visitors, helping drive success at the renovated 1.5 million square foot shopping complex.

Mississauga’s Square One Shopping Centre to Become the Largest Mixed-Use Development in Canadian History [Renderings]

Oxford Properties will break ground this fall on a massive ‘Square One District’ development that will transform the mall property into a vibrant walkable community with 35,000 new residents, as well as office buildings, a major transit hub, and numerous community buildings and greens spaces.

Holt Renfrew Exits Downtown Edmonton Store After 70-Year Run [Analysis]

It’s the end of an era for the luxury multi-brand retailer and is a setback for Edmonton’s downtown core which is seeing a flurry of new development.

BRIEF: Swiss Chocolate Retailer Opens 1st Store in Canada, Ted Baker Opens Flagship

Other News: Hublot opens 1st corporate store, Birks unveils Canada’s biggest luxury ecommence site, Ontario Science Centre’s pop-up launch, Zwilling opens 1st flagship store in Canada, best/worst big-box retailers ranked.

Balenciaga Expands into Canada with 1st Standalone Canadian Flagship [Photos]

The Kering-owned brand is expanding its presence in Canada with sources saying that more locations are expected.

RCC Brick & Mortar Retail Forum: Explore The Evolution of Physical Retail on November 19th

The half-day event will feature retail leaders from major landlords and real estate firms, and will be held at the Toronto Reference Library in the morning.
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