Last week, the province of Quebec got it’s very first Ted Baker store! Famous British brand opened it’s first 3,680 square foot retail space at CF Carrefour Laval.
And they don’t stop there – apart from Quebec, brand recently opened dedicated shop-in-store concessions in downtown Toronto and Vancouver at Hudson’s Baystores. According to the company, the brand plans to continue it’s growing at the Canadian market by opening more stores within it’s wholesale network expansion. Therefore, with the opening of the CF Carrefour Laval store, Ted Baker will operate seven full-priced stores and two outlet locations in Canada.
The company’s Digital Commerce Director Craig Smith said that Ted Baker is doing exceptionally well in Canada, and that the company continues to expand it’s distribution with it’s wholesale channels, as well as boutiques and concessions. He also reminded the public about uniqueness of the brand by mentioning some of the main features like the fact that no two Ted Baker stores are alike and that it is one of the rare companies that chooses not to advertise.
The retailer entered the Canadian market by opening it’s first store at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre in 2012. Next year they welcomed the brand’s first outlet store at Toronto Premium Outlets. In the years that followed they kept taking over the market - CF Toronto Eaton Centre welcomed second Ted Baker store in 2014, with a next store following in 2015, at Vancouver’s CF Pacific Centre. In 2016, brand skyrocketed with opening three Canadian stores – one at CF Rideau Centre in Ottawa in May, at CF Chinook Centre in Calgary in September, and the McAthurGlen Designer Outlets in Vancouver in June of the same year.
#Ted Baker Fun Facts
•Ted Baker team do their best to be creative when presenting the brand to the public, as they never advertise
•The brand started as a menswear brand back in 1987 in Glasgow