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Sweet! Sugarfina Opens at Square One

October 10, 2018

Brace yourselves Toronto, you’re about to experience a whole new world of luxury candy, as Sugarfina opens two of its famous boutiques in Ontario.
Last week Sugarfina opened 350 sq. ft. boutique in the recently renovated Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga. Nestles beside Fossil and across from Victoria’s Secret, Muji and Aritzia, the new store is positioned to be a major draw to the 2.2 million sq. ft. centre, which is home to more than 350 stores and services.
Another 295 sq. ft. store is under construction and slated to open in November at First Canadian Place in the core of Toronto’s busy financial district. Sugarfina will be in good company, with a premium location next to Paris-base men’s retailer LodinG and across from Swarovski. Frank & Oak also recently opened in the thriving retail podium.  
The two new stores effectively double Sugarfina’s Canadian presence. Think Retail is thrilled to work with this groundbreaking retail brand, as it grows across Canada.
In November 2017, Sugarfina opened its first Canadian stand-alone candy boutique at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby, B.C., followed by a second at Oakridge Centre this spring. Up until then, a limited selection of Sugarfina’s luxury treats was available in Canada only via Nordstrom’s locations, as well as select upscale boutiques and gift stores.
This L.A.-based superstar retail brand has built a huge following since launching as an online candy shop in 2012. It opened is first bricks and mortar boutique in Beverley Hills the following year and now has more than 30 boutiques across North America (plus many shops-in-shops).
Couple Rosie O'Neill and Josh Resnick were inspired to create the innovative concept after watching an episode of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. They envisioned a luxury candy store, catering to a discerning adult palate. The duo embarked on a world tour, visiting fine candy makers and sourcing unique treats.
Today, Sugarfina is an award-winning retail concept, having carved a niche as the ultimate candy shop for grownups. Its premium treats are made with the finest ingredients by artisan candy makers—think champagne-infused gummy bears, delicious rosé roses, peach Bellini sugar candies, maple bourbon balls, single malt scotch cordials and more.
Dubbed the Tiffany’s of candy shops, its chic boutiques have a high-end feel, with a fresh and modern palette of white and robin’s egg blue.
Think Retail is thrilled to work with this standout brand on the opening of its first four stand-alone boutiques in Canada. To learn more, visit sugarfina.ca or contact the Think Retail team.