Comedian Russell Peters to Host Opening of New Harry Rosen Flagship Store at Square One

TORONTO, April 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Harry Rosen, Canada's leading menswear specialty retailer, is celebrating its expansion with the opening of a new 18,000 square foot flagship store at Square One mall in Mississauga with a private event hosted by acclaimed Canadian comedian Russell Peters

Russell will also appear in an ad highlighting the opening of the new store. For his appearances, a donation will be made in his name to the MS Society of Canada at Russell's request.

Located in the new South Expansion, the premium menswear destination expands upon the size of its previous location in the mall. It features a fresh interior design concept and an expanded selection of designer fashion brands for men.

"We're thrilled to welcome Russell Peters to our stunning new flagship store at Square One," says Larry Rosen, CEO, Harry Rosen Inc. "As a proud Brampton native, Russell's roots in the area run deep and our clients are looking forward to meeting him in such an intimate setting."

For his part, Russell says dressing well is all part of the job.

"Confidence is everything," says Peters. "It's hard to heckle a man who looks his best."

This new flagship store represents the retailer's most modern thinking in terms of store design. The store is designed to catch your eye and draw you deeper in.  

"This store is a testament to how well we understand the needs and wants of Canadian men," says Rosen. "Our buyers are based here in Toronto and curate the world's finest menswear collections with a uniquely Canadian perspective – specifically tailored to the unique markets we operate in."

Featured brands include Armani, Versace, Canali, John Varvatos, Zegna, Munro Tailoring, and BOSS, to name a few. The store also offers a dedicated footwear section, one of the largest in the chain, featuring the latest dress and casual shoes for men.

"We set out to build the best shopping experiences for men," says Larry Rosen. "Everything was designed with the delivery of our legendary customer service in mind."

Behind the scenes is a fully staffed, state-of-the-art tailor shop, ensuring timely alterations and premium service. A private, club-like setting is available for made-to-measure consultations.

Harry Rosen first opened in Square One 30 years ago.

About Harry Rosen
Harry Rosen is Canada's leading quality men's wear retailer. Founded in 1954 by the man whose name the chain still bears, Harry Rosen Inc. has grown from a single 500-square-foot store in Toronto to become a powerhouse in Canadian retailing with 17 stores across the country, within excess of 300,000 sq.ft. accounting for 40 percent of the Canadian market in high-end men's wear, as well as an ecommerce site at  Known for outstanding customer service, Harry Rosen stores offer extensive collections of the world's finest menswear labels.

Harry Rosen will host an invitation-only grand opening with Russell Peters on Wednesday, April 20 from 7:30 to 9PM

SOURCE Harry Rosen Inc.

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