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Aritzia is taking its first international steps.

Financial

Aritzia’s Appeal to Celebrities Is Helping the Brand Grow

The company reported its 17th consecutive quarter of in-store sales growth.

clock January 10, 2019Kellie Ell

The new name and logo for the relaunched Biway.

Retail

Canadian Discounter Biway to Make a Comeback

A blast from Canada’s retail past hits the market in 2019 as Biway — the once popular nationwide discount chain store — reemerges with a new format and strategy.

clock December 31, 2018Constance Droganes

Herschel x Starbucks China

Handbags

Herschel Partners With Starbucks China

The lifestyle brand has created a capsule collection based on Starbucks China’s Sumatra coffee blends.

clock December 10, 2018Aria Hughes

Tanya Taylor with Hillary and Bill Clinton.

Fashion Scoops

Tanya Taylor Talks Politics, Family, First Impressions With the Clintons

Keeping the conversation light for the most part, Taylor said she opted not to ask Hillary Clinton if she plans to run for president in 2020.

clock November 29, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Photo courtesy of Silk Inc.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Private Investment Firm Announces Acquisition of Canadian Beauty Innovator

Cornell Capital plans to grow Knowlton Development Corp. internationally.

clock November 8, 2018Kellie Ell

Government and Trade

USMCA Seen Having Neutral Impact for Canadian Apparel

The deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement is expected to have little impact on the U.S.’ northern neighbor.

clock October 17, 2018Ivan Castano

Business Features

Simons of Canada Unveils Fabrique1840 Platform

The platform showcases home décor, modern art, stationery and fashion accessories created by 50 artists based in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia.

clock October 4, 2018Constance Droganes

Greta Constantine RTW Spring 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Greta Constantine RTW Spring 2019

Kirk Pickersgill and Stephen Wong presented a full-on Eighties spring collection, fitting enough, in the iconic Halston House.

clock September 8, 2018Emily Mercer

The Michael Lee-Chin Crystal entrance of the ROM.

Fashion Scoops

Mikhael Kale and Sid Neigum Returning to Re\Set 004 With Fashion Shows

Mikhael Kale and Sid Neigum will be among the Canadian designers participating in next month’s forum.

clock August 22, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

2017 Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada  Day 2

Government and Trade

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada Widens International Scope

The ATSC event aims to improve and strengthen international relationships amidst the U.S. trade war.

clock August 22, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Photo courtesy of ATSC.

Business Features

Canada Shines a Light on Global Fashion, Fabric and Textiles

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada will take place in Toronto on Aug. 20 to 22.

clock July 13, 2018Tracey Greenstein

Three generations of retailers: Ian, Harry and Larry Rosen.

Mens Retail Business

Independents’ Day: Canada’s Harry Rosen Has Owned the Men’s Market for Decades

The company recently inked deals to open Zegna stores in Canada and also acquired a women’s shoe retailer.

clock July 9, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

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Retail

Kendall and Kylie in Deal With Ardene of Canada

Celebrity sister act Kendall and Kylie Jenner embark on their first design collaboration with a Canadian retailer.

clock June 28, 2018Constance Droganes

Designer and Luxury

Sustainable Fashion: Obakki Wins Canadian Award

Vancouver luxury label Obakki wins the award at Design Forward 2018.

clock June 13, 2018Constance Droganes

Raif Adelberg of HERMAN Market.

Designer and Luxury

STREET SIGNS: Herman Market Speeds Things Up With Shopify

Luxury street style influencer Raif Adelberg takes his genderless Herman brand in a new direction, pivoting all production back to Vancouver and diving into e-commerce platform Shopify.

clock June 4, 2018Constance Droganes

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