First Oakley Canadian Store


Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) today announced the opening of its first Canadian Oakley Store located in the Queen West district of Toronto. The Queen Street West location is the latest addition to the company’s expanding domestic and international retail presence and will be owned and operated by Oakley, Inc.

“We’re very excited to open our first Canadian Oakley Store in Toronto,” said Oakley Chief Operating Officer Link Newcomb. “The Oakley brand has an enduring and respected history in Canada and given Toronto’s leading international reputation for forward looking designs, this store provides an ideal venue for showcasing Oakley’s full product line.”

The Toronto Oakley Store location at 383 Queen Street West features a modern interior with glass, stainless steel and brushed aluminum fixtures synonymous with Oakley’s retail architecture. The trendy Queen West area of Toronto is as old as the city itself and has seen a colorful past including Victorian residences, art and music revivals as well as today’s numerous boutiques, offbeat cafes and restaurants. The district is an equally popular destination with local Torontonians and tourists.


Staff Writer


August 11, 2005