Tag: retail insider

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Bell Canada Launches ‘Next-Gen’ Retail Experience Designed by Award-Winning Firm

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Bell Canada Launches ‘Next-Gen’ Retail Experience Designed by Award-Winning Firm

Canadian telecommunications giant Bell recently commissioned interiors from interior design firm Burdifilek to shape a high-end, next-generation store concept, which is a first of its kind for the company. The storefront recently opened at the Square One shopping centre in Mississauga. The new Bell store […]

Folio.YVR Issue #2: West Lake Journey to Four Seasons Hangzhou

Folio.YVR Issue #2: West Lake Journey to Four Seasons Hangzhou

To visit the incredible Four Seasons Hangzhou, guests usually arrive by taxi or private car. On a recent visit, I rethought this approach. Why shouldn’t the trip be worth the reward? I chose instead to begin at the legendary West Lake. An iconic and inspirational […]

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Graff and Patek Philippe to ‘Luxury Zone’

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Graff and Patek Philippe to ‘Luxury Zone’

Montreal-based jewelry retailer Birks is expanding its presence in Vancouver this fall with the unveiling of two luxurious jewelry and watch brands. An official boutique for UK-based diamond retailer Graff will open on West Georgia Street, and Swiss luxury watch retailer Patek Philippe will open […]

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Herschel Creates Innovative Heritage with Flagship Launch

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Herschel Creates Innovative Heritage with Flagship Launch

Vancouver-based lifestyle brand Herschel Supply Co. soft-opened its first North American flagship on the edge of the historic Gastown, steps from the high-traffic Seabus Terminal. The 5,000-square-foot space at 347 Water Street location is one of the rare retail spaces that have not been broken […]

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Oakridge Centre Positioned to be 2nd ‘Luxury Zone’

EcoLux☆Lifestyle: Oakridge Centre Positioned to be 2nd ‘Luxury Zone’

Vancouver’s West Side is home to some of Canada’s wealthiest people, living in homes that are priced into the millions of dollars. Vancouver, itself, has become a global destination with visitors bringing their money for activities that include shopping. Oakridge Centre is about to see changes […]

Folio.YVR: GRAFF & Patek Philippe Launch in Luxury Zone [PHOTOS]

Folio.YVR: GRAFF & Patek Philippe Launch in Luxury Zone [PHOTOS]

It is almost 5 pm at the launch of the GRAFF and Patek Philippe joint boutique on West Georgia in Vancouver’s Luxury Zone. The sky is dark and rainy. Not the most elevated atmosphere outside but inside the mood is lively. Champagne and canapés abound, […]