By William Connor

Upscale Australian skin care brand Aesop is set to continue its rapid expansion in North America by opening stores in Canada later this year. Sources have told us that Aesop will open a store in Vancouver’s trendy Gastown area this summer, with stores to also open in Montreal and Toronto. Aesop is currently advertising sales and management positions for all three Canadian locations.

Aesop was founded in 1987 in Melbourne by hairdresser Dennis Paphitis. Since then, it has grown to be commercialized in more than 11 countries throughout Oceana, Asia, Europe and North America. It operates through a combination of dedicated ‘signature stores’ (concept stores), high-end department stores, including Holt Renfrew and Barneys New York, and selected stockists. Canadian stockists include multiple WANT Apothecary and gravitypope locations, as well as a handful of smaller… Continue reading Aesop to open 3 Free-Standing Candian Locations on