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Le Creuset Set to Bolster Canadian Retail Presence

July 04, 2013

Iconic cookware specialist Le Creuset recently, unveiled their plans for Canadian expansion. Raffi Kouyoumdjian, Le Creuset's Canadian Country Manager, confirmed that the company is prepared to open full priced Le Creuset flagship stores in cities such as Vancouver, Edmonton, Montreal and Quebec City. Super regional malls and downtown street-front locations will be considered. Size required is 1250-1500 sq.ft.

The company currently operates three (3) Canadian locations - Chinook Centre, Sherway Gardens and Carrefour.

Le Creuset was founded 85 years ago in 1925 in Fresnoy Le Grand in northern France. The company is privately held (and financed) by Paul Van Zuydam, who acquired Le Creuset in 1987. Today there are 250+ Le Creuset stores in 24 countries including US, Canada, UK, Italy, China, Australia, Mexico, Japan, SOuth Africa, Russia…etc.

Le Creuset is the most searched housewares brand in North America (Google, AOL & Yahoo). Further, the company is also included on the Top 100 Worldwide Brands from Times of London. Le Creuset's products are used by globally recognized chefs such as Michael Smith, Lynn Crawford, Mark McEwan, Martin Picard…etc.

Le Creuset is truly Best In Class!

For additional information on Le Creuset, please visit their website at www.lecreuset.ca.