To answer a reader request, I searched for more sources of Koziol. This time I searched in Canada.
I told you this week that was harder to find retailers in North America for Koziol. A sad thing!
A Confirmed Retailer in Montreal
I am happy to report that a small retailer in Montreal carries many Koziol products. Chez Farfelu Maison just received a new shipment of cool kitchen and bathroom accessories.
As many small retailers in Quebec, Chez Farfelu Maison does not have a Web site. Specialized independent retailers often carry unique stuff but the lack of a well documented Web site makes the task of finding them a lot harder. I made 7 phone calls to dig one retailer that carries Koziol.
I think that retailers are missing on a great opportunity. With the current trend towards fun and colorful housewares and interior design, this should create a demand for Koziol products. A design that might not have exists in the past. Moreover, Koziol products are affordable for the masses.
I just sent an email to the Canadian distributor. I hope to get news soon It was quick (15 minutes in a Sunday afternoon, I should have checked back my email before posting). Diana Arn suggested Chez Farfelu Maison and Crash.
Update: Paulla Maxey of Crash contacted me. She told that they carry a fairly extensive inventory in Koziol and review the line continually for updates.
I dug so far three Canadian retailers:
Farfelu Maison (Chez)
p 514.528.8842 – 838 Avenue Du Mont-Royal Est, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H2J 1X1
p 604.684.9922 – Unit 7 at 1551 Johnston Street, Vancouver, Canada, V6H 3R9
open daily 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m
- I found a store on eBay Canada Your New Gift with a few items. Unfortunately the coolest products I presented to you are not in the inventory except for the Pic Up.
I keep you posted on as I discover new sources.
April 29th, 2008 Update: Diana Arn also sent me retailers for Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary.
Dana Jordan, William Ashley, Ma Zone Home Décor, Studio Brilliantine on Queen Street West, Rolo, The Peppermill
Besides Crash, you can find Koziol at Cookworks, Motiv and Industrial Revolution
Reids and Kilian International Design
+ Bring Happiness in Your Kitchen with Koziol
Nathalie RivardApril 29, 2008 at 09:38
You can find Koziol products at my favorite gadget store in Montreal: Mortimer Snodgrass in Old Montreal.
They are an online store:
The shop is the best place to go for original gifts for the whole family.
At Home with Kim ValleeApril 29, 2008 at 11:01
Nathalie: Mortimer Snodgrass was the first store I phone. They do NOT sell Koziol. They do sell fun products but not Koziol. I double-checked at their Saint-Lambert store.
gene wallaceMay 1, 2008 at 16:44
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FredericMay 3, 2008 at 07:54
We were reading your blog on Koziol retailers in Canada. We have a retail store online showing the SUMMER COLLECTION 2008 for KOZIOL. Visit us online at http://www.iletaitunefois.com
They also have shop at :
IL ETAIT UNE FOIS…
Gary JendresenOctober 22, 2008 at 16:11
Reids & Kilian Internation al design store in Calgary no longer carries Koziol products as attested to by the recepient of a phone call I just now made to inquire about koziol products on 10/22/2008.
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Marsha MannApril 9, 2010 at 22:27
If you are still interested in knowing where to find Koziol, I sell Koziol in my store in Kingston, Ontario and images of the collection available in the store will be on the website in the next few weeks.