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Monos opens second retail store as it plots US expansion

June 24, 2024

About a year after opening its first brick-and-mortar store, DTC luggage brand Monos is plotting greater expansion.

“We are excited to weave ourselves into the dynamic tapestry of the Little Portugal community through our Ossington store,” Victor Tam, co-founder and CEO of Monos, said in a statement. “With our roots firmly planted in Canada, we are thrilled to share that this is just the beginning.”

In an interview with Retail Dive last year after the Vancouver store opening, Tam shared thoughts on how best to build a legacy brand. “I think what’s tried and true in brands is brick and mortar,” Tam said. “That’s something that will stand the test of time.”

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