Attention Shoppers: List of New Luxury Malls and Stores Opening in Vancouver

Plans for the new Simons store in Park Royal Mall.

Plans for the new Simons store in Park Royal Mall.

It’s a great time to be a shopper in Vancouver.  Retailers from around the world are scheduled to open new flagships stores in the city in the coming months and years.  New malls are under construction and old ones are under renovation.

Here’s a quick look at some of the upcoming changes in Vancouver’s retail landscape:

Park Royal Mall RedevelopmentThe venerable North Shore mall is in the midst of a $150-million improvement and expansion project that will add an additional 300,000 square feet of retail space.  New tenants like Anthropologie and Zara will soon be joined by Vancouver’s first La Maison Simons.  The Quebec-based specialty fashion retailer is slated to open a 100,000-square-foot store in 2015.   Continue reading:
Attention Shoppers: List of New Luxury Malls and Stores Opening in Vancouver

Saks to Open Department Store in Vancouver

Photo credit: SterkeBak | Wikimedia Commons

Photo credit: SterkeBak | Wikimedia Commons

High-end shoppers in Vancouver have reason to celebrate.

Luxury retailer Saks is planning to set up shop in Vancouver by the end of 2014, after a takeover by Canada’s own Hudson’s Bay Company.  HBC acquired Saks for a cool $2.4 billion this week, according to an article in the Vancouver Sun.

Plans are in the works for five Saks Fifth Avenue stores in Canada, including one in Vancouver.  For all the bargain hunters out there, Saks will also be opening one or more discount Saks Off Fifth stores in the city. Continue reading:
Saks to Open Department Store in Vancouver