VANCOUVER, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - RYU Apparel Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RYU; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: RYA ) creators of urban athletic apparel, is excited to announce the official opening of its first Toronto retail location on Thursday, September 21, 2017.
Following the opening of RYU's award-winning flagship retail location on Vancouver's iconic West 4th Avenue in 2015, the brand has quickly expanded across the Greater Vancouver area to establish additional retail locations in the downtown Robson shopping district at Thurlow Street and West Vancouver's premium shopping destination Park Royal. Rapid store growth, augmented by strong online sales, has seen RYU grow quickly in its first two years in business.
The Toronto retail location is RYU's first retail expansion outside of British Columbia and is located at 361 Queen Street West, amongst the historic urban backdrop of one of Toronto's trendiest shopping districts. The space measures 2,220 square feet of top floor retail space above 2,050 square feet of office and meeting spaces.
"We are very excited to expand into Eastern Canada and to establish a new community for RYU," said Marcello Leone, CEO and President of RYU. "We've received great interest from the athletic community in Toronto and we are thrilled to establish a permanent home here."
Further to the official opening on September 21st, grand opening events and celebrations are planned for October 12th to 14th.
In addition to expansion into the Toronto market this Fall, RYU is opening its fourth Greater Vancouver location in British Columbia's largest shopping centre – The Metropolis at Metrotown.
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
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RYU APPAREL INC.
Marcello Leone, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board
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