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On the Move - Lole Lights Up Bayview Village

October 17, 2011

We are pleased to announce that Lole has opened at Bayview Village in Toronto. The new store marks Lole's first in an enclosed mall format. The premises are 1350 sq.ft and incorporate all of the great features introduced by this unique retailer: Living Wall, iPad\Social Wall, Community Table, Lole Pantry...etc. The store looks fantastic and is off to a great start.

There are now four Lole stores operating in Canada (2 in Europe). For 2012, Lole will continue to expand. A total of four (4) new locations are scheduled. Further, the company is seeking to open its first location(s) in Alberta as well as, continuing to pursue opportunities in Ontario. Size required is 1250-1750 sq.ft. Both super regional malls and high pedestrian street-front locations will be considered.

Lole stores specialize in the sale of technical, versatile and feminine fashion apparel for urban woman. Further, all stores offer free exercise meet-ups twice weekly at the local park. Tea and fruits are served daily at each store location. Whether it's time to shop, listen to lectures given by yoga\pilates specialists, nutrition experts, or participate in the Lole and Friends Program, there is always something exciting happening at Lole.

Lole is owned by Quebec based, Coalision Inc. (owners of Orage and Paradox), whose combined sales are approximately $100M. Coalision itself, is majority owned by Kilmer Capital (whose CEO is Larry Tanenbaum of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment).

Bayview Village Shopping Centre is an upscale shopping mall in the North York area of Toronto, catering to affluent customers.  The centre has a total GLA of approximately 422,000 sq.ft, and 110 stores, including Pusateris, Restoration Hardware, Browns, Banana Republic, Steilmann, Mendecino, Geox...etc. Average sales psf are a very impressive $700 psf.

I'd like to thank Donna Percival at Orlando Corporation for all of her help in completing the transaction . Donna is both very talented and passionate and is doing a great job bringing top upscale fashion brands to this unique centre.

For more information on Lole, please visit their website at www.lolewomen.com. Also, please download the LolePop App at the iTunes store.