Men wander from store to store, searching for a place they can call their own. At Rittinger's you're not a stranger, but a man with a store whose success will always be measured by your opinion and your satisfaction. Rittinger's ad, 1965
First established in December 1961 at 239 Central Ave N. right next to the Lyric Theatre. James Rittinger was President, with John Rittinger as Secretary –Treasurer and Al Rittinger as Manager. Business was conducted in the original location until July 1969 when it was relocated to 16 Cheadle St W in the newly renovated Professional Building.
a new location
Business was conducted in the original location until July 1969 when it was relocated to 16 Cheadle St W in the newly renovated Professional Building.
Al & Mina Rittinger
In 1971 the business underwent an ownership change when Al and Mina Rittinger purchased the shares owned by James and John Rittinger.
A change of hands
Barry Cuthbert and Jim Appleyard officially became new owners, Feb 1, 1981, when they purchased the business from Al and Mina. They moved back onto Central Ave. N. until moving the business into the Swift Current Mall in 1997.
Barry Cuthbert became sole proprietor in 2006 and in 2009 relocated the business back into the heart of downtown Swift Current, in The Plaza Shopping Centre.
After moving back downtown, Barry hired Brock Friesen and in 2014 they became business partners.
A Legacy of Service & Quality
Brock Friesen manages the shop, expanding product lines and continuing to bring in timeless styles for men along with the tailored service Rittinger's is known for.