Nordstrom Opens First Store in Canada

American department store chain first announced its international intentions back in September 2012. At the time, four Canada stores were mentioned with additional locations to come. The number rose to 6 Canadian Nordstrom stores earlier this year. Last week the first of those six stores opened, at the Chinook Center in … Continue reading

Kohls Department Stores

Kohl's is an American department store chain which targets consumers in the lower to mid-tier price range. The firm is headquartered in the Great Lakes region, just outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Lake Michigan. Founded in 1946 as a supermarket, the first Kohls department store did not appear until 1962. By … Continue reading

John Lewis Turns 150 Years Old

John Lewis is celebrating its 150th birthday this year. The venerable British department store chain, founded in 1864 as a drapery store on London's Oxford Street, has now sold to roughly 6 generations of shoppers. To put it in perspective, when John Lewis opened his Oxford Street store, London's population was … Continue reading

Sarah Jessica Parker and Nordstrom Team Up

Sarah Jessica Parker, best known for her playing Carrie Bradshaw, the fictional New York relationships columnist and over the top fashionista, has created a capsule collection which launches this week exclusively at select Nordstrom stores as well as on Nordstrom.com. As one would expect, the mini-collection is focused primarily on two … Continue reading

Saks Fifth Avenue to Open in Canada

Almost 3 months to the day Hudson Bay Corporation (HBC) closed the deal to acquire American luxury retailer Saks Fifth Avenue, it announced the first Saks store openings in Canada. Both stores will be located in Toronto, the most populated city in the country and forth most populated in North … Continue reading

Expansion News for Nordstrom

Nordstrom is an iconic name when it comes to the retail industry. The venerable 137-year old establishment has expanded from its roots as a small regional shoe chain in the Pacific Northwest, renown for its high-level of customer service, to become a major force in the American fashion world. And it's not about … Continue reading

Lord & Taylor Mizner Park

If you haven't been in South Florida lately, you may not be aware that a few short months ago, Lord & Taylor continued its recent expansion (begun in 2012) by returning to South Florida with its first full-price store in almost a decade. The 80,000 square foot, 2-level L&T store is located … Continue reading

H2H Online Mall Store: Sears

Sears department stores, one of the largest retailers in the world, was founded in 1886 by Richard W. Sears. Sears started out by selling watches in Stewartville, Minnesota. A couple of years later, he moved the business to Chicago which is where he met and hired Alvah Roebuck, an experienced watchmaker. By … Continue reading