CrossIron Mills Will Open First Saks Fifth
Avenue OFF 5TH in Western Canada
Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH is excited to announce the location of its very first store in the province of Alberta, as it prepares for its entrance into the Canadian marketplace next year. The new 30,000 sq. ft. Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH will be located at CrossIron Mills in Rocky View County, just north of Calgary, Alberta, and is slated to open in September of 2016.
Strategically located on the busiest transportation corridor in Alberta, CrossIron Mills is the sole outlet concept centre in the Calgary area and, since its opening in 2009, has welcomed 9 million visitors annually. A designated tourist attraction and popular shopping destination for Alberta residents and visitors alike, CrossIron Mills is the perfect home for the first Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH in Western Canada.
“As we move closer to our arrival in Canada, we are thrilled to announce the first Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH location in Alberta, at CrossIron Mills,” stated Jonathan Greller, President of Outlets, HBC. “This will be a key market for us as we introduce Canadian shoppers to the Saks OFF 5TH experience. We believe there is an incredible consumer appetite for the luxury off- price format in Canada, and we are excited to deliver incredible products at amazing price points to our Canadian shoppers.”“As Canada’s leader in the outlet shopping experience, we are proud to welcome Western Canada’s first Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH to CrossIron Mills,” declared Sean Walters, Senior Vice President, National and Mills Leasing, Ivanhoé Cambridge. “We are confident that shoppers will embrace its distinctive retail offering and brand experience,” he added.
This announcement confirms the fourth of up to 25 locations that Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH plans to open nationwide, up to eight of which are planned for 2016. Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH previously announced its first three Canadian locations, due to open in the spring of 2016, in Ottawa, Niagara-on-the-Lake and Vaughan, Ontario.
Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH will cater to this market with more than 800 brands, from emerging designer labels to some of the biggest names in fashion, all at amazing prices. With new arrivals shipped to the store daily, customers will discover new and exciting merchandise, including one- of-a-kind designer finds, every time they shop. The Canadian stores will reflect the redesigned Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH aesthetic, featuring an open and modern modular layout, in an easy-to-shop ‘treasure hunt’ environment. CrossIron Mills is located at 261055 Crossiron Blvd, Rocky View, Alberta, and is owned and managed by Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc. For updates on store openings, marketing events and career opportunities, Canadians can visit saksoff5th.ca.
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