Bloor Street Retail Transformation: Luxury Brands, Renovations, and New Openings in Toronto [Podcast]

Craig and Lee take a deep dive into the dynamic changes occurring on Toronto's Bloor Street West, noting the street's resurgence as a thriving hub for luxury shopping in the city.

Inside the New KITH Store on Yorkville Avenue in Toronto [Photos]

The stunning storefront took months to build, features Kith Treats and a restaurant concept from New York City, and could be a game changer for the Bloor-Yorkville area. 

Luxury Retail Competition Heats Up Between Bloor-Yorkville and Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto [Podcast]

Craig and Lee discuss the intensifying competition between the two luxury retail nodes, and why one may have an advantage in attracting brands over another.

Vancouver-Based Luxury Reseller ‘Mine & Yours’ Expands into Toronto with Yorkville Storefront [Photos]

The retailer is expanding rapidly with plans this fall to also open a store in Vancouver’s Kitsilano area.

Toronto’s Yorkville Seeing Ongoing Transformation with Kith Store and Other Upscale Retailers [Podcast]

Craig and Lee discuss the exciting arrival of Kith, an international fashion brand that is a key tenant to the transformation of Toronto's downtown luxury shopping area.

New Brands Transforming Toronto’s Yorkville Avenue into Youthful High-End Retail Destination [Feature]

Kith, John Elliott, and other brands are expected to drive considerably more foot traffic into the Bloor-Yorkville area coming this fall. 

Yorkville Avenue Retail Update: New Retailers Coming to the Luxury Strip [Podcast]

Craig and Lee have a conversation about what's happening on Yorkville Avenue in Toronto, which has seen several high-end brands lease space on the street in recent weeks. The area is changing rapidly as the population grows and Yorkville Avenue finds its place as a luxury address.

Le Labo Opens ‘Rustic’ Storefront in Toronto’s Yorkville Area [Photos]

The luxury fragrance brand, known to have limited distribution, has opened its third Canadian storefront in a historic building.

Balenciaga Opens Large 2-Level Flagship Store on Yorkville Avenue in Toronto [Photos]

The luxury brand has unveiled a new concept store spanning two levels with a “dishevelled” design modelled on a recently opened flagship on New Bond Street in London.

‘The Cashman’ Russell Oliver Opens Two-Level Luxury Brand Storefront on Yorkville Avenue in Toronto

The plush new space features metallic finishes and brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and Hermes, and replaces a location that opened on Yonge Street in 2016. 

Italian Luxury Brand Isaia Opens First Canadian Storefront in Toronto with Plans for a Second in Vancouver: Interview with CEO Gianluca Isaia 

The beautiful new store is contained in a heritage building, and the company’s CEO says he’d like to have a similar store on the West Coast. 

Ladurée Opens Retail Space at Toronto’s Yorkville Village

The French confectionary brand has landed in the most prestigious retail neighbourhood in Toronto.

The Webster Opens 1st Canadian Storefront in Toronto’s Yorkville Area [Feature/Photos] 

The pink-clad store in a historic brick building will shake up luxury retailing in Canada’s largest city and the concept could expand to other locations.

Luxury Eyewear Retailer Opens in Toronto’s Yorkville Area in Unique Adaptable ‘Gift Box’ Space

A relationship with Kering and growth plans could lead to storefronts in major markets in Canada and beyond.

New Retailers that Recently Opened in Toronto’s Bloor-Yorkville, and What’s to Come 

Canada’s most prestigious urban retail node is seeing new stores open including a mix of independents and big name brands. 

La Canadienne Store Replaces Kate Spade in Yorkville Amid National Store Expansion

The Montreal-based women's footwear retailer is expanding its own stores out of Quebec for the first time with plans for more stores.

Kate Spade Shuts Yorkville Flagship Store After 8 Years of Operations

It was the brand's second Canadian storefront and several retailers are said to be interested in leasing the space.

Meet the Manager: Luxury Retailer ‘Nicolas’ on Cumberland Street in Toronto

Nicolas Kalatzis speaks with Retail Insider about his career progression, luxury retail and challenges operating a store over the course of the pandemic.

Photo Tour: Toronto Bloor Street ‘Mink Mile’ Set for Big Changes in 2021

The iconic street is seeing a shift as some stores close and new ones open.

Luxury Multi-Brand Retailer ‘The Webster’ to Open 1st Canadian Store in Toronto’s Yorkville Neighbourhood

The innovative Miami-based retailer's first international location will be a transformative addition to Scollard Street.

BRIEF: Jeweller Opens 1st Permanent Store, Pink Tartan Shuts Toronto Flagship

Other News: Uniqlo opening 2nd Montreal store, Noize outerwear opens 2 pop-ups, Circle Craft Market encourages local.

Versace Opens Impressive Canadian Flagship on Yorkville Avenue [Photos]

The beautiful new store, which features fashions for men, women and children as well as for the home, is only the second in North America to feature Versace’s updated boutique design.

Betty Hemmings Rebrands as ‘B Hemmings & Co’ and Relocates to Impressive Yorkville Retail Space [Photos]

The 40-year-old high-end leather goods and luxury retailer has moved to a new retail space in Toronto’s luxury neighbourhood, with a design inspired by train cars carrying a range of brands not found elsewhere.

Yorkville Retail Pedestrian Passage to See Impressive Transformation

Construction is now underway to overhaul a popular walkway that will soon house new upscale retailers, as well as a second location for Canada’s top-rated restaurant.
- Advertisement -