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Peloton Secures Permanent Mink Mile Storefront

By Retail Insider New York City-based fitness company Peloton, known particularly for its luxury stationary bicycles that live-stream spin classes, has relocated its Bloor Street location in Toronto into a more permanent space. Peloton opened its first Canadian location at 130 Bloor Street West in a space formerly occupied by Hermes in October of 2018… View Article

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September 5, 2019
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Innisfree Opens 1st Canadian Storefront

By Retail Insider South Korean ‘naturalism-oriented’ cosmetic brand Innisfree has opened its first Canadian storefront at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre. A second location will open soon at CF Toronto Eaton Centre as the company kicks off its Canadian store expansion that will soon also include stores in the Vancouver area.  The 2,500 square foot Yorkdale… View Article

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September 5, 2019
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‘Myodetox’ Lifestyle Concept Expanding in Canada Including Yorkville Village Flagship

By Mario Toneguzzi via Retail Insider The unique Myodetox lifestyle physiotherapy clinic is planning a new flagship location at Yorkville Village in Toronto for this fall as part of the company’s strategy to aggressively grow the Toronto-based business across North America and internationally. The concept was founded in 2015 and Myodetox delivers a longevity-focused and… View Article

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August 14, 2019
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Korean Beauty Brand ‘Innisfree’ Secures 1st Retail Space as it Launches Canadian Store Expansion

By Craig Patterson of Retail Insider South Korean ‘naturalism-oriented’ cosmetic brand Innisfree will open its first Canadian storefront this summer, utilizing a direct-to-consumer retail model that will add further competition in an already crowded market. Innisfree is the latest international brand to enter Canada, marking a trend that is seeing Canada continue to be a… View Article

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July 11, 2019
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10 Under 40: The Dazzling Dozen

By CSA Staff at CSA Selecting the 10 Under 40 class is one of our most difficult annual duties and many worthy nominees don’t make the final cut. Here are 12 of the worthiest. Chris Ressa, 35Chief operating officer, DLCAs a new rep at DLC, Ressa set a torrid pace of more than 25 deals… View Article

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May 22, 2019
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Valentino Unveils 1st Canadian Flagship

By Craig Patterson of Retail Insider Italian luxury brand Valentino has officially opened its first standalone Canadian flagship at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre. The impressive storefront is the latest international brand to enter Canada through Yorkdale, as Valentino expands its presence in Canada amid considerable popularity.  Located across from an expanding Holt Renfrew store at… View Article

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March 5, 2019
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‘The Well’ to Transform Downtown Toronto Neighbourhood

It’s being billed as a first of its kind in Canada. The Well in downtown Toronto is a 3.1 million-square-foot mixed-use development spread over 7.8 acres which the developers, RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust and Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, say is a “bold reflection of Toronto’s energy and diversity, and an extension of… View Article

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February 8, 2019

Hermes Unveils Impressive Mink Mile Flagship

Iconic French luxury brand Hermès has reopened its Toronto flagship, in a retail space that is considerably larger than its former location up the street. The expanded Hermès marks a milestone in the transformation of Bloor Street West, as it continues to attract global flagships. Now located at 100 Bloor Street West, Hermès’ new Toronto flagship includes… View Article

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November 30, 2017

APM Monaco Opens First Canadian Store

APM Monaco Opens 1st Canadian Store: Monaco-based jeweller APM Monaco has opened its first Canadian boutique in Toronto, with more expected to follow.The CBRE Urban Retail Team acted on behalf of the Landlord, under the direction of Arlin Markowitz, Alex Edmison and Jackson Turner. The 1,700 square foot Toronto store is located at 89 Bloor… View Article

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November 27, 2017