Love Monday #40 – Do You Fit?

Love Monday #40

Love Monday #40

What does a high-end, world class retailer like De Beers look for when opening its first flagship store in Canada? Fit. Sure, we’re not the biggest city (competency) but as Vancouver grows its luxe reputation and international fluency, we’re starting to look the most attractive (fit). As for Vancouver’s professional class, you’ll want to start thinking about your own global appeal as well. Competing in the midst of a so-called satellite Big Apple will no doubt have an effect on the sheen and shape of shoes you’ll fill in the corporate future. That said, home grown has carved out its own niche market in YVR too. So the #LoveMonday question of the day is: Where do you fit?
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