This week Craig & Lee talk about the opening of Apple’s massive store at CF Toronto Eaton Centre, bespoke tailoring trend at Brenton & Co, the opening of the St. John flagship on Toronto’s Mink Mile and watchmaker Daniel Wellington’s entrance into the Canadian marketplace with plans for a national expansion.
This week Craig & Lee talk about Bentley Leathers’ exiting court protection with plans to close 90 stores, Swiss chocolate brand Läderach’s entry into Canada, Ted Baker’s unique new Yorkdale flagship, Hublot’s 1st Canadian corporate store, and Dutch suit maker Suitsupply’s cross-Canada expansion that will include a Vancouver flagship as well as Nordstrom-based concessions.
This week Craig & Lee talk about the Kit Kat’s highly experiential retail concept, the rise of the food hall phenomenon in Canada, Holt Renfrew's collaboration with Tokyo Smoke, Nordstrom's collaboration with Max Mara and Sport Experts’ latest store opening in Quebec.
An off-schedule podcast focusing on Retail Insider’s visits to a brand collaboration launch for H&M x Giambattista Valli as well as a pre-opening tour of Toronto’s Eataly. The Weekly podcast returns on Friday.
This week Craig and Lee talk about how Harry Rosen's Toronto flagship will be engulfed by a massive condo tower, edgy Canadian brand ‘True Outliers’ launches mink-lined outerwear collection, Alberta 'slow fashion' ethical fashion line and how Amazon has been sending Canadians expired food.