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New Sales Agency Announced for RVCA in the West

on 05/23/2017 - 12:06 pm

Rodney Harris at RVCA just sent us a note that they have made a sales agency change in the west for their brand. Effective june 1st, NLA will be representing RVCA for all Western Canadian accounts. See the official notice below.
 

Good afternoon. I just wanted to inform you of an exciting change at RVCA!! 
 
It is with great pleasure I am letting you know that commencing Spring 2018, NLA will be the Western Canadian sales representatives for RVCA.
 
We are very excited to start this new relationship and to provide you with a great level of service and satisfaction. 
 
Effective June 1st, upon our return from our sales meeting,& ...

Over the Rainbow Moving to Manulife Centre in 2018

on 05/04/2017 - 11:55 am

Toronto, ON May 3, 2017 – Iconic Yorkville denim and clothing retailer Over the Rainbow has announced plans to expand its Yorkville presence with the introduction of a new flagship store in the soon-to-be transformed landmark Manulife Centre located at Bay and Bloor. The new and improved store will feature a larger footprint, innovative design and provide a world class customer experience to Over the Rainbow's loyal clientele.  Award-winning architectural design firm Giannone Petricone Associates Inc. has been commissioned by Over the Rainbow to carry out the new design for the retail project, which is slated for completion in late 2018.  
 
Founded in 1975 by Joel Car ...

Stern Partners Inc. announces the acquisition of Jean Machine's business and assets

on 04/12/2017 - 10:12 am

Press Release - Marketwired
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 22, 2017) - Pacific West Commercial Corporation, an affiliate of Vancouver-based Stern Partners Inc., is pleased to announce the closing of its acquisition of the business and assets of Jean Machine, a leading Ontario denim and fashion retailer serving customers through its approximately 30 stores. Jean Machine will continue to operate as an independent entity, and the new owner has offered jobs to nearly all of Jean Machine's employees.
"We are excited about the long-term potential of Jean Machine and the denim and casual apparel market in Canada," said Ronald N. Stern, President of Stern Partners. "We are confident in t ...

Slavin Raphael to Represent Frame for Canada

on 03/06/2017 - 02:17 pm

Our friends over at Slavin Raphael just sent us a press release that they are the new Canadian sales agency for Frame.
www.frame-store.com
 
 
 
“Frame is a brand that bridges heritage and quality of manufacturing in Los Angeles with a distinctly European aesthetic. Its collections take inspiration from a French way of “dressed up casual” embodied but the style icons of the 1970’s”
 
We reached out to Avi Raphael to get some more details.
Q) Congrats on picking up Frame for the Canadian market. Can you tell us about the collection and what attracted you to it?  
Avi) They are the freshest and most innovative denim ...

Vancity Original for Chinatown 2017

on 01/30/2017 - 10:45 am

Our friends at Vancity Original® are at it again. Last week, they took the wraps off their latest “Chinatown” collection to coincide with the Chinese New Year. Check out the images below and be sure to check out www.vancityoriginal.com for more information.
 
 
About the Collection
Gung Hay Fat Choy! Firecrackers, Fire Rooster, Chinese New Year is gonna be lit! Vancity Original® is back with a fresh collection to honour Vancouver's historic Chinatown. To celebrate the only bird in the zodiac, the Rooster will be featured prominently throughout the collection. Vancity Original® for Chinatown 2017 also includes nods to classic Chinese food like Beef & ...

Timebomb Trading Inc. Now Distributing The Roark Revival

on 01/11/2017 - 12:29 pm

Press Release - January 10, 2017
 
Timebomb Trading Inc is excited to announce that they are the exclusive Canadian distributor for The Roark Revival starting Fall 2017. 
 
Roark has always felt at home in Canada. The nature of the community and climate has driven our connection to the marketplace over the past 3 years. We are excited to further invest in the brand stewardship and commitment that Timebomb has earned with the retail community and consumers over the years. We expect this amazing opportunity to catalyze the foundation we’ve built with our sales force in Canada, providing the support that our growth needs. There’s a kinship that will benefit from t ...

RMA to Represent SKOVHUUS in the West

on 01/09/2017 - 12:24 pm

Our friend Randy Morris from RMA just sent us a note that he is the new Western Sales Agency for SKOVHUUS Knits & Sweaters. Randy pointed out the fact that SKOVHUUS, from Denmark is able to take part of the new free trade agreement between Canada & the European Economic Union countries - CETA.  
 
"With the recent free trade agreement between Canada and the European Economic Union, prime European brands that are from this region have become more viable as they are now duty free. Taking advantage of this recent agreement,  Randy Morris Agencies is pleased to working with Sport Collection Paris Inc, based out of Dorval, PQ and will be representing the exquisite SKOVHUU ...

House of Koopslie Wins Small Supplier of the Year Award

on 12/16/2016 - 11:14 am

We are happy to welcome Canadian accessory brand, House of Koopslie to CUT & SHOW. House of Koopslie is a range of hand crafted, fashion headbands. The company was recently named as Canadian Gift Association 2016 Small Supplier of the Year by their retailers in recognition of its “excellence, enthusiasm, and dedication to the [giftware] industry”. (CanGift.org). It’s a dedication that has solidified House of Koopslie as a trusted supplier in over 300 stores across Canada, the US and Japan. 
 
“I feel honoured and humbled to receive the 2016 Small Supplier of the Year Award,” says Monika Kupczak Ainslie, founder of House of Koopslie ...

Gildan Activewear Announces Proposed Acquisition of American Apparel Brand

on 11/21/2016 - 11:12 am

via CSGA
Press Release
 
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 14, 2016) - Gildan Activewear Inc. (TSX:GIL)(NYSE:GIL) today announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement (APA) to acquire the worldwide intellectual property rights related to the American Apparel® brand and certain assets from American Apparel, LLC, (American Apparel), a U.S.-based manufacturer of fashion basics, for a cash purchase price of approximately $66 million. Gildan will also separately purchase inventory from American Apparel to ensure a seamless supply of goods in the printwear channel while the Company integrates the brand within its Printwear business. Gildan will not be purchasing any ...

Vitaly opens flagship store in Toronto

on 11/09/2016 - 10:46 am

Our friends of at Vitaly have just taken the wraps off their first flagship store in Toronto. The store, located at 505 Queen Street West, spans over 1600 square feet over 3 floors. Vitaly, founded in 2011, makes contemporary jewelry and clothing for men and is sold in over 300 stores worldwide.
For more information, click here.
To read our feature on Vitaly click here.

Vitaly's flagship store at 505 Queen Street West, Toronto. - Vitaly