Hill’s Dry Goods pays homage to James Hill, a respected leader in Vancouver’s retail industry and father to a third generation of Hill family retailers. Built on family values and steeped in over a century of retail experience, the Hill family can trace its business roots to 1914.
Tom Reid opens Kerrisdale Dry Goods on 41st Avenue across the street from the current Hill’s of Kerrisdale store location.
James Hill’s father, John Hill, purchases Tom Reid’s secondary Dry Goods location Marpole. James works with his father at Reid’s Dry Goods while pursuing his education and by the age of 23 James takes the reins of running his family business.
James and his brother Forbes purchase Kerrisdale Dry Goods and move their business back to the original Kerrisdale location renaming their new store Hill’s of Kerrisdale. Today, Hill’s of Kerrisdale remains a cornerstone in its community and Vancouver’s retail landscape.
Hill’s Dry Goods opens its first location in a restored historic building on 4th Avenue in the heart of Kitsilano. Hill’s Dry Goods carries on James Hill’s uncompromising vision, reflecting the history of Hill’s of Kerrisdale through the eyes of the next generation.
Hill’s Dry Goods now calls three locations home including its original Kitsilano flagship, South Granville, and Park Royal.
Hill’s Dry Goods is a Canadian women’s boutique that brings together the best in clothing, jewellery, accessories, and apothecary under one roof. Having sourced the most exciting product from around the world, our assortment is a thoughtfully curated blend of emerging and well-loved designers alike. We aim to be the closet you’ve always wanted.