The long-awaited and highly-anticipated opening of Simons department store is finally here! This exclusive retailer – the first store outside of Quebec! – opens its doors October 31, 2012 at West Edmonton Mall (8882-170 St.).
Simons is a unique, family-owned Canadian company with origins in the mid-nineteenth century. What is commendable about the Simons brand is that it has been able to maintain it’s family-run values and commitment to quality in their customer service, business plan, and product offering; yet, they are able to offer a large quantity and selection of products like a big-box retailer. Seven stores are currently open in Quebec, and the West Edmonton Mall location marks the first expansion of the company outside of the province.
Simons department store carries clothing and accessories for men and women from familiar international brands (you’ll find Stella McCartney, Missoni, and Moschino among the racks) that compliment collections from Simon’s own in-house labels. Simons own labels are contemporary, stylish, good-quality, and affordable that you’ll be able to shop without having to break your budget.
Their selection of men’s clothing and accessories is extensive, giving men another option in what can seem like limited shopping destinations. A variety of home decor items are available, too.
This expansive retail location (over 115,000 square feet!) is also part art gallery with several art instillations from Canadian artists adorning the space, creating a unique shopping experience where the setting is as intriguing as the products.
Simons is open Mon – Sat 10 am – 9 pm; Sun 11 am – 6 pm. Definitely plan to spend some time shopping here sometime soon – and make room in your closet!