Intimates Brand ‘Knix’ Opens 1st Physical Stores

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New Knix store on Queen Street West in Toronto. Photo: Knix.

Toronto-based intimates brand Knix, known for its leak-proof underwear, wireless bras, and bold marketing campaigns, is beginning to expand into physical stores after several years of selling products online only.

To read the full article about Knix, visit Retail Insider.

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Toronto Clothing Brand ‘Call & Response’ Attracts Celebrity Customers

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After spending many years under the radar, Toronto-based clothing design firm Call & Response has begun to move into the spotlight. A popular label among high profile musicians, Call & Response has quietly developed a global reputation for its edgy hand-made clothing, purely through word of mouth.

To read the full article on Call & Response, visit Retail Insider.

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Australian Fashion Brand ‘Ever New’ Opens 2 New Canadian Stores

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Ever New’s store at Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga opened on April 12th.  PHOTO BY JESSILYNN WONG PHOTOGRAPHY 

Australia-based women’s fashion brand Ever New is expanding its presence in the Canadian market, with two new stores opening in the Greater Toronto Area this spring.

Read the full article on Ever New at Retail Insider.

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Flexible Workspace Company LAUFT Opens 1st Mall Location

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A new flexible workspace startup called LAUFT has opened its first location at Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket, north of Toronto, and is pursuing an ambitious growth strategy which will eventually see a vast network of locations across Canada and around the world.

To read the full article on LAUFT, visit Retail Insider.

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Gluten-Free Bakery Chain Sorelle & Co. Expands

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Niche Toronto-based bakery chain Sorelle & Co. is continuing to grow—just two years after making its debut—with a new location that recently opened in Etobicoke.

Read the full article on Sorelle & Co. on Retail Insider.

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Vancouver-Based Women’s Retailer ‘The Latest Scoop’ Expands to Toronto

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The Latest Scoop’s new store on Ossington Ave. in Toronto. Photo: Craig Patterson

Eclectic Vancouver-based multi-brand women’s retailer The Latest Scoop is expanding into Toronto and planning a broader Canadian expansion as it continues to find success with its wide-ranging merchandise mix.

To read the full article about The Latest Scoop’s expansion, visit Retail Insider.

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Suzi Roher Accessories Prepares to Open First Boutique

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High-end accessories brand Suzi Roher Accessories Inc. is preparing to open its first boutique next month, located in Toronto’s trendy Queen Street West neighbourhood.

Read the full article about Suzi Roher and the brand’s artistic approach to accessories on Retail Insider.

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