Holt Renfrew's First hr2 Store to Open at Quartier DIX30

Holt Renfrew looks forward to the opening of its first hr2 store tomorrow, March 28, at Quartier DIX30 on the south shore of Montreal, offering shoppers leading brands, on trend styles and irresistible prices. A second hr2 store will open at Vaughan Mills north of Toronto later this spring.
 
"Holt Renfrew is in growth mode, fuelled by record performance, and our new hr2 concept is an exciting part of our business expansion plan," said Holt Renfrew President Mark Derbyshire. "We're pleased to offer our first hr2 store in Holt Renfrew's birthplace of Quebec, where we've had a strong legacy for over 175 years."
 
hr2, Canada's first premium off-price store, will showcase over 150 leading brands with an exciting assortment from the likes of Alice + Olivia, Diane von Furstenberg, Splendid, Michael Michael Kors, Cole Haan, Kate Spade, Stuart Weitzman, Tory Burch, Ray-Ban, 7 for All Mankind, Nicole Miller, Elie Tahari, Ralph Lauren, House of Harlow, Anzie, John Varvatos, Hunter and hr2 private label.
 
Visitors to hr2 stores can expect a lively, colourful and modern shopping experience with weekly new arrivals in womenswear, menswear, footwear, accessories and jewellery.  "We are pleased to welcome customers to this unique new shopping experience," said Heather Arts, Vice President of hr2. "hr2 will offer fresh and distinct merchandise. Our vendors are thrilled to partner with us to grow their business through this new premium off-price store."
 
"hr2 will target everyone who loves leading brands, on-trend style and irresistible prices. The new stores will appeal to a contemporary audience and those who shop designer brands as well. While some of the brands at hr2 will also be carried at Holt Renfrew, product assortment will not overlap," added Heather Arts.
 
"We're proud for Holt Renfrew to open the first hr2 store at Quartier DIX30 in Quebec, and our new store team is pleased to welcome shoppers to experience over 25,000 square feet of leading brands in an exciting environment," said Edith Gagnon, the Quartier DIX30 store manager.
 
hr2 is Canada's first premium off-price store, showcasing over 150 leading brands in an exciting and modern shopping environment. A division of Holt Renfrew, the first hr2 store will open March 28 at Quartier DIX30, on the south shore of Montreal, Quebec. A second hr2 location will be offered in spring 2013 at Vaughan Mills in Ontario; with a national presence by the end of 2015.
 
For more information, please visit holtrenfrew.com/hr2
 

on March 27, 2013