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— YOUThFUL, CreATive, BeAUTiFUL, inTeLLigenT —                         —                      ARITZIA                     ...
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  1. 1. — YOUThFUL, CreATive, BeAUTiFUL, inTeLLigenT — — ARITZIA TAKE A CLOSER LOOK1/ Aritzia’s Story2/ About Us — 4/ About Our Locations 5/ About Our Product 7/ About Our Team 8/ Our Business is Strong3/ About Our Stores 6/ About Our Customer 9/ About Our Fans
  2. 2. — YOUThFUL, CreATive, BeAUTiFUL, inTeLLigenT — —ARITZIATAKE A CLOSER LOOK —
  3. 3. AriTZiA23 TAKe A CLOSer LOOK
  4. 4. AriTZiA’S STOrY AriTZiA’S STOrY TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA ARITZIA IS A STORy Of RETAIL SuCCESS. fOR OvER 25 yEARS, wE’vE ExpERIEnCEd COnSISTEnT gROwTh And wE’RE STILL gOIng STROng. 4 5
  5. 5. AriTZiA’S STOrY AriTZiA’S STOrY TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA 6 7
  6. 6. ABOUT US ABOUT US — AbOuT uS — TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA we’re a vertically integrated, multi-label luxury apparel retailer for young, affluent and style-forward women. Our retail environment offers a boutique experience that is si- multaneously aspirational and accessible. brian hill, Aritzia’s founder, is a third-generation retailer and continues to drive the company forward in his role as ceo. we’ve consistently operated as the premier fashion retailer in Canada since our inception. from 2005, we’ve partnered with berkshire partners in boston to help propel us towards our goal of becoming the foremost fashion retailer for young American women. for the past three years, we’ve brought that high degree of success to our operations in the united States. 8 9
  7. 7. ABOUT US ABOUT US TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA Aritzia connects customers to the energy of culture. we are inspired by music and art and have partnered with famed photographers such as Ryan Mcginley. we hand- select every piece of art that goes into our stores and have an in-house team of artists, graphic designers and installation artists for a vast range of projects. Our stores play a diverse selection of up-and-coming music and we regularly feature Aritzia-exclusive, dJ-mixed playl- ists in our stores as well as on our website. 10 11
  8. 8. ABOUT OUr STOreS ABOUT OUr STOreS — AbOuT OuR STORES — TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA In MAy 2011, wE wILL OpEn ThE dOORS TO OuR fLAgShIp STORE In SOhO, LOCATEd AT ThE — we invest significant amounts of money on — Every piece of furniture as well as all CORnER Of bROAdwAy & SpRIng. our stores to ensure that every detail, from the quality of design and materials to the fixtures, finishes and graphics are carefully planned and coordinated to create the finest workmanship, lives up to our exceptionally retail environment. — — high standards. — Aritzia is considered to have the finest real we are often featured on the co-tenancy — To complete the upscale, boutique-shopping estate portfolio in the industry with stores lists of retailers such as Coach, Tiffany & All Aritzia stores are designed by our in- experience we offer our customers, a operating at aaa locations in major markets Co, Abercrombie & fitch, h&m and urban house team of architects. meticulously considered selection of music, throughout north America. Outfitters. art and literature are chosen for our stores. 12 13
  9. 9. ABOUT OUr STOreS ABOUT OUr STOreS TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA 14 15
  10. 10. ABOUT OUr LOCATiOnS ABOUT OUr LOCATiOnS — AbOuT OuR LOCATIOnS — TAKe A CLOSer LOOK Edmonton whistlerAriTZiA victoria vancouver Calgary winnipeg bellevue Ottawa portland Toronto Kitchener new york London Short hills Chicago San francisco Santa Clara building on our successful portfolio of more than 40 locations in Canada, we’ve opened eight flourishing stores in the u.s. we are positioned to further continue our expansion in the u.s. market. Our u.s. locations currently include stores in new Jersey, Chicago, San francisco, Santa Clara, portland and Seattle. we take pride in the fact that Aritzia has never closed a store. 16 17
  11. 11. ABOUT OUr LOCATiOnS ABOUT OUr LOCATiOnS TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA 18 19
  12. 12. ABOUT OUr PrODUCT ABOUT OUr PrODUCT — AbOuT OuR pROduCT — TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA we offer an expansive and diverse range of product development, design, merchandising young women’s fashion apparel with com- and retail functions for the majority of our plete collections to satisfy both their lifestyle merchandise. There are 30 in-house design- and style-forward needs. ers, who develop and create our exclusive labels. we employ a fully integrated, vertical retail strategy, with a proven system in place for 20 21
  13. 13. ABOUT OUr PrODUCT ABOUT OUr PrODUCT TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA 22 23
  14. 14. ABOUT OUr PrODUCT ABOUT OUr PrODUCT TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA we source materials from destinations across the globe and our products are made both in- ternationally as well as domestically in Canada and the united States. Our exclusive labels are complemented by a carefully curated selection of contemporary brands from around the world including the likes of J brand, Citizens of humanity, Acne and Marc by Marc Jacobs to vanessa bruno Athé, See by Chloe and mm6 by Martin Margiela. In many cases, we are one of the top accounts for these companies globally. 24 25
  15. 15. ABOUT OUr CUSTOMer ABOUT OUr CUSTOMer — AbOuT OuR CuSTOMER — TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA Aritzia’s core customers are style-forward when asked which store our customers we maintain a robust clientele database by Abercrombie & fitch and Anthropologie, women between the ages of 15-35 with the shopped at most often, Aritzia was cited creating a direct, personal connection with and boutiques such as Opening Ceremony, luxury of disposable incomes. Our customer over three times more than any other re- our customers that supports their continued fred Segal, Intermix and Scoop nyc. is well-versed on the latest in fashion, life- tailer. Over 80 percent of the customers loyalty as well as a high level of customer style, music and art. surveyed shop with us at least once a month satisfaction. and 75 percent have been shopping at Arit- Our market research has demonstrated that zia for more than three years. Aritzia has Other retailers that our customers may we have a highly loyal customer base, with proven itself as a trusted fashion destination. be found shopping at would include over 86 percent of respondents stating that department stores such as barneys, they would strongly recommend Aritzia to a barneys Co-Op, neiman Marcus, specialty friend. stores such as Zara, urban Outfitters, 26 27
  16. 16. ABOUT OUr TeAM ABOUT OUr TeAM — AbOuT OuR TEAM — TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA Aritzia employs approximately 2,000 people throughout north America. Our people are the ultimate reflection of our brand: youthful, creative, motivated and intel- ligent. Aritzia has an established team of dedicated and talented executives with an average ten- ure of 15 years. 28 29
  17. 17. ABOUT OUrUS ABOUT TeAM ABOUT OUrUS ABOUT TeAM — — AbOuT ARITZIA OuR brian hill : ceo of aritzia — CEO brian hill TAKe A CLOSer LOOK —AriTZiA brian hill has more than 25 years of average. Aritzia’s eight (8) u.S. boutiques young Entrepreneur Of The year® makes brian hill stand out as an leadership experience, since the inception are located in cities such as Santa Clara, for the pacific Region in 2008. exceptional leader. of Aritzia in 1984. A third generation Seattle, portland, San francisco, two in retailer, he has created internationally Chicago, and one in Short hills, new Jersey. Offering a rare blend of creative and brian received his Economics degree recognized brands such as TnA, Talula, In May 2011, Aritzia will open a flagship operational strengths, brian continues to from Queen’s university in Kingston, T.babaton, Community, wilfred, and store in Soho, new york, bringing the achieve exciting corporate and product Ontario. he has served on the board of A Moveable feast. An accomplished total number of stores to forty-seven (47). success; his concept creation and focus directors of Right to play, as an active corporate strategist and retailer, his vision on product-line mix consistently deliver member of the bC Advisory network and expertise in business performance Aritzia has been awarded with several impressive bottom-line results. he is for the Retail Council of Canada, and as have driven notable enterprise growth in prestigious awards including vertical involved in every aspect of the company director at Apparel bC. his achievements the retail sector. Retailer of the year in 2001, design & from brand strategy, operations, product have been featured in fashion magazines product development for 2002, the CSAE design, packaging, merchandising, real and newspapers across the country. An Aritzia has grown to thirty-eight (38 loca- Magazine Award for Canadian Retailer estate, marketing, communications, and avid cyclist, he resides in vancouver with tions across Canada, which includes five 2004, and was listed as one of the Top 10 human resources. his unique ability to be his wife and two children. (5) TnA stores. Aritzia is Canada’s highest best Companies to work for in b.C in both involved in the hands-on operations performing women’s retailer, with sales 2006 and 2007. brian’s achieve-ments were of the business while also driving the per square foot at four times the industry recognized when he was named Ernst & strategic vision for the company is what 30 2 31 3
  18. 18. ABOUT OUr TeAM ABOUT OUr TeAM TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA 32 33
  19. 19. OUr BUSineSS iS STrOng OUr BUSineSS iS STrOng — ARITZIA hAS ThE OuR hIghEST RETAIL SALES buSInESS pER SQuARE fOOT In IS nORTh AMERICA. STROng TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA wE COnSISTEnTLy ExCEEd SALES Of — $1,500 per square foot. ThIS nuMbER IS hIghER ThAn ThAT Of LuLuLEMOn, uRbAn OuTfITTERS, J.CREw, AMERICAn AppAREL And AbERCROMbIE & fITCh. 34 35
  20. 20. ABOUT OUr FAnS ABOUT OUr FAnS — AbOuT OuR fAnS — TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA Aritzia has gained a following of loyal and vera wang have all been spotted shop- celebrity fans including many young, stylish ping at our stores, some numerous times. hollywood stars as well as fashion industry for many of these stars, Aritzia is a must- insiders. Most recently, Rachel bilson, Jes- visit shopping destination during their trips sica Alba, hilary duff, Scarlett Johansson, to Canada. Reese witherspoon, the cast of ‘Twilight’ 36 37
  21. 21. AriTZiA AriTZiA TAKe A CLOSer LOOKAriTZiA 38 39

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