RYU opens new store in Canada's second largest shopping centre
VANCOUVER, Nov. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - RYU Apparel Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RYU.V ; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: RYA ) creators of urban athletic apparel, officially opened their newest brick and mortar location in Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby, BC on Saturday, November 18th 2017.
Following RYU's launch in November 2015, the brand has achieved rapid expansion, opening four locations including three in Greater Vancouver, its fourth and most recent store front on Toronto's iconic Queen Street West, and now, its fifth location at Metrotown.
Home to nearly 400 stores, Metropolis at Metrotown is the largest shopping centre in the province and second largest in Canada. RYU's Metropolis at Metrotown location measures 2,002 square feet and is onthe Upper Level, among the highest traffic areas in the mall.
"We are thrilled to be expanding the RYU brand into Metrotown and are looking forward to being a part of the Burnaby community," says Marcello Leone, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board for RYU. "RYU is not just a brand but a lifestyle and we are excited to continue encouraging and engaging individuals across the city."
The opening of RYU's Metrotown location comes one month after the Toronto store Grand Opening. This location will be open 7 days per week during regular mall hours.
Respect Your Universe is an award-winning urban athletic apparel and accessories brand engineered for the fitness, training and performance of the multi-discipline athlete. Designed without compromise for fit, comfort, and durability, RYU exists to facilitate human performance. For more information, visit: http://ryu.com
On Behalf of the Board
RYU APPAREL INC.
Marcello Leone, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board
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