Pearson International Airport

Toronto Pearson 1st Canadian Airport to Launch E-Commerce Platform

Recognizing a consumer shift to online channels, the airport authority sought to innovate at a time when travel is down.

Dylan’s Candy Bar Enters Canada with 1st Store Location

U.S. confectionery retailer, founded by Ralph Lauren's daughter, has launched an expansion in Canada that includes standalone stores as well as partnerships with Hudson's Bay and Holt Renfrew.

TripAdvisor Chooses Canada for 1st Retail Store 

The innovative, experiential retail space is a partnership between two of the world's most important travel-related companies. The concept will be rolled-out into other airports in 2018.

Why Canadian Airports Should Court Chinese Shoppers [Analysis]

The rapidly growing tourist segment should be seen as a priority for retail and revenue growth.

Why Adding More Luxury Retail to Toronto’s Pearson Airport Makes Sense [Feature]

An expert goes in-depth and discusses the benefits of capitalizing on an already exceptional asset.

Luxury Retail Growth Continues at North America’s Second Busiest International Airport

Gone are the days of bad food and tacky souvenirs. Today's airport features an increasing number of luxury brands -- with more on the way as air traffic continues growing substantially.

Nuance brings SK-II to Canada via Toronto’s Pearson Airport

The Nuance Group is the first Canadian retailer to offer luxury Japanese skincare brand SK-II, recently introduced to Nuance's store location in Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Located in Terminal 1, SK-II is the latest beauty shop for Nuance, following its Jo Malone, Aveda and MAC Cosmetics boutiques, also located in Terminal 1. 

Luxury retail in Toronto: plenty of room for growth

By Karim Rashwan

Can Toronto support all of its recently announced luxury retail? Holt Renfrew is expanding its Bloor Street store, building a new 120,000 square foot Mississaga unit, and has recently completed an expansion and renovation of its Yorkdale Shopping Centre location. Yorkdale, itself, has created a world class luxury wing, welcoming first-to-market retailers such as Bulgari, Moncler, Jimmy Choo and Versace. Moreover, Toronto's Yorkville area will soon boast Canada's only Kiton store, while pricey international brands David Yurman, Christian Dior, Bulgari and others seek space in the Bloor Street area. Saks Fifth Avenue will also open at least two Toronto stores in the next two years, contributing to an unprecedented luxury retail boom in Canada's largest city. 


Toronto's Pearson International Airport has opened a collection of luxury designer boutiques, located in Terminal 1, International (Non-US) Departures near Gate E76. The shops are operated by Nuance Group. Some of these are either the first in Canada or...


Photo: Bernadette Morra, Fashion Magazine (via twitter) Construction is underway for the luxury shops at Toronto's Pearson International Airport, Terminal 1. Last month we reported that the airport's duty-free concession was opening a luxury area with shops for various designers. Bernadette Morra,...
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