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S.Oliver Enters Canada

The 44-year-old German company with multiple labels will launch s.Oliver Casual in specialty stores in Ontario and eastern Canada during fall.

Oliver, the 44-year-old German company with multiple labels, is about to enter the Canadian market. S.Oliver Canada, a division of Montreal-based Janor Imports Inc., will launch s.Oliver Casual, the company’s biggest collection targeting consumers aged 20 to 40 in specialty stores in Ontario and eastern Canada during fall. A full national rollout will occur during 2014.

S.Oliver Casual will have 12 deliveries a year, according to David Simons, chief operating officer of s.Oliver Canada. S.Oliver Casual offers looks for women and men, including denim, shirts, blazers and knits in the moderate to medium price range.

Janor Imports and its divisions have operated in the Canadian fashion industry for more than 30 years and specialize in the import and distribution of collections from around the world.

Based in Rottendorf, Germany, s.Oliver has become one of the leading textile producers in Europe with a sales volume of more than $1.9 billion.