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What are some facts about Yorkdale Mall?

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Yorkdale is a large shopping center located a few miles northwest of downtown Toronto, Canada, that opened in 1964. As at 2015, the complex houses more than 240 retailers, including luxury clothing and accessory brands, such as Burberry, Cartier, Jimmy Choo and Prada; technology specialists Apple and Microsoft; and a Tesla Motors dealership. The center's food court, Dine on 3, features more than 15 different food outlets with additional pizzerias, juice bars and cafés located throughout the mall.

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Yorkdale shopping center offers a range of customer services, including a Yorkdale Style Experience, in which a personal stylist guides the customer through a one-to-one shopping session; valet parking; reserved parking for visitors with small children; and stroller hire. The center also offers a Kipsu interactive messaging service that customers can use to text message or live chat with center representatives for information and advice on issues such as making purchases; locating stores, parking or places to dine; and finding the best routes through the center.

Patrons can access Yorkdale by road and public transport, with the Toronto Transit Commission Spadina subway line stopping at Yorkdale Station and several bus services stopping at or near the center's entrances. The complex currently has underground car parking with 800 spaces and at least a further 2,000 spaces planned as part of the center's latest expansion, scheduled for completion in fall 2016.

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