The largest Canadian Tire store in Canada is now open at Carlingwood Shopping Center in Ottawa.
As Canadian Tire celebrates its 100e anniversary this month, the company opened a 135,000 square foot store in the former Sears store in the Carling Avenue mall.
Considered a Canadian Tire “remarkable retail” store, the store features a six-car canopy area for customers to click through and pick up their purchases online, a garden center, and a car service with a car show and premium tires. wall.
“It’s a wonderful morning here at Carlingwood Mall and we couldn’t be prouder to open this store,” Jason Kane, vice president of store planning and design for Canadian Tire, told CTV Morning. Live shortly after doors open Thursday.
“Remarkable Retail is about showing customers the best we have through our brands and products, and being able to deliver an amazing customer experience across the store.”
Kane says it was a “special time” to open the store after years of planning and construction.
“This is an important step. This month is the 100e anniversary so we wanted to mark it with something special and make a big investment here in Ottawa with a great retail experience. »
Construction of the new Carlingwood Mall store began in the fall of 2019.
Canadian Tire says all customer and employee washrooms in the new store are gender neutral.