Renowned fashion retailer to open at Yorkdale Shopping Centre in August
TORONTO, June 24, 2011 /CNW/ - J. Crew, the iconic American fashion
retailer, will open its first store in Canada at Toronto's Yorkdale
Shopping Centre in August 2011.
J.Crew first became available to Canadian shoppers in 1991 through its
celebrated catalogue, and is well-known for women's and men's apparel,
shoes and accessories including weddings and parties, and crewcuts for
kids. This new store will mark the company's first international
"We're so excited to be opening our first J.Crew store in Canada," says
Jenna Lyons, President and Executive Creative Director of J.Crew.
"We're in the process of finalizing the look and feel of the store to
be sure it's the absolute perfect backdrop for our carefully edited
The over 5,000 square foot store will showcase a carefully edited
selection of women's-only clothing and accessories. Everyday classic
designs along with Weekend, outerwear, bags, belts, jewelry and shoes
are intended to mix effortlessly with limited-edition pieces from the
highly coveted Collection label. The J.Crew Collection is an evolving
gallery of seasonally-updated designers' fantasy pieces crafted in the
world's finest fabrics with couture level detailing.
For more information and to shop online, please visit jcrew.com.
About J.Crew Group, Inc.
J.Crew Group, Inc. is an internationally recognized multichannel
retailer of women's, men's and children's apparel, shoes and
accessories. As of June 9, 2011, the Company operates 251 retail stores
(including 219 J.Crew stores, 10 crewcuts and 22 Madewell stores), the
J.Crew catalog business, jcrew.com, madewell.com and 87 Factory outlet stores (including two freestanding crewcuts
locations). Additionally, certain product, press release and SEC filing
information concerning the Company are available at the Company's
SOURCE J.Crew Group, Inc.
For further information:
Alexis Coffey, Jane Gill & Associates
416.922.4404, ext. 21
Shauna McMahon, Jane Gill & Associates
416.922.4404, ext. 26