Watch It! Joins The Mile-High Club

Industry leader, Watch It!, Opens its 25th Store at Calgary International Airport

June 10, 2013 // // Calgary AB – Recognized as one of Canada’s leading boutique retailers, Watch It! is proud to announce a new store opening at the Calgary International Airport. Watch It! has flourished into one of the most well-recognized boutique retailers in the Canadian retail industry. With over 13.6 million passengers travelling through the airport in 2012, YYC has become the leading passenger hub in Alberta and is currently undergoing a major facelift.

The new location will be an open concept store, a first in Watch It!’s 14 year history.

“Our Calgary International Airport location will serve as a Watch It! first, not only for the open concept layout, but also as a location specifically catering to travelers,” says Wes Heck, owner of Watch It! YYC. “The airport is currently undergoing a major renovation that will allow even more passengers from around the world to travel through this vital hub. We’re excited to be a part of this revitalization,” adds Tracey Heck, co-owner.

“Having Watch It! at Calgary International Airport was an easy decision,” says Darren Bondar, President and founder of Watch It! “YYC saw over 13 million passengers travel through its facilities in 2012, and is the fourth busiest airport in Canada. The Watch It! name has long been synonymous for great product and customer service with Canadians, and we’re thrilled that people from all over the world will now have an opportunity to experience our selection and service!”

The ultimate destination for the latest in watches, sunglasses and accessories, Watch It! was founded in 1999 and is deeply rooted in Calgary’s retail market. The Watch It! YYC location will be carrying a unique mix of top brands including fashion favourites such as Fossil, Diesel and Vestal; rugged travel necessities from Timex and Casio, and vacation-ready sunglasses from Oakley and Ray Ban.

The new Watch It! YYC location is located in Banff Hall on the Departures level.

For interview requests with Wes and Tracey Heck & Darren Bondar, or for further information, please send email requests to:

About Watch It!

In November 1999, Watch It! launched its flagship boutique in Edmonton, Alberta offering fashionable timepieces and high-quality service. Today, Watch It! maintains its fundamental mandate while also adding sunglasses and accessories to the mix. Through strong partnerships with franchisees, Watch It! continues to flourish as one of Canada’s most well-recognized boutique retailers in the Canadian retail industry. Watch It! currently has 25 locations across Canada. For more info and a full retailer listing link to:

Media Contacts:

Winston Ma
416 928 1978

Julia Che
416 928 1978

Watch It!
National Marketing Director
Kristi Mansley
778 233 1840


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