The Katie retail chain started off from humble beginnings as a small retail stand on the sidewalk of Toronto’s China Town by a young entrepreneur. They opened their first Katie store on Spadina Ave. in the year 2000 as a family run women’s apparel store. Soon after a second Katie store was opened in the trendy fashion district of Toronto that is Queen Street West. This store really helped launch the business in the right direction by exposing Katie to all of the fashion forward women of Toronto who shop on Queen Street West. They have a shared passion for fashion and have surrounded themselves with an equally passionate team that shares in their vision of making Katie a nationwide brand that brings not only the latest fashions, but extremely unique styles to the vibrant, fashion forward, fun loving women of today. The company has grown to 15 stores currently in operation, with more stores slated to open in 2014. With a grand mission of making a fashion statement in women’s clothing retail, Katie has opening its first North American store in New York city at Palisades Center, and our second store has opening in 2014 May in New Jersey at Garden State Plaza. As Katie continues to grow, our retail and fashion team will continue to work passionately to bring forth the latest fashions and trends to all of our loya