There were the best dressed. And the worst. But one of our favourite parts of the Oscars had to do with a commercial, specifically the one involving Joe Fresh for jcpenney (also referred to as JC Penney or JCPenney). Sunday night, during the award ceremony's telecast, our favourite fashion line premiered a new ad to showcase their first U.S. collection.

The commercial shows models in an empty room smiling and showing off the clothing, with the text: "Dear America, Tired of the same old, same old. Get fresh style and fresh prices. Yours Truly, jcp."

Launched by Canadian designer Joe Mimran for Loblaw several years ago, Joe Fresh has been wildly successful, retailing in almost 400 stores across Canada as well as five stand-alone stores in New York and New Jersey.

jcpenney may be counting on the line to draw more customers to their outlets. The American retailer has been grappling with falling sales and a highly publicized legal battle involving Macy's and Martha Stewart Living.

Are you excited to see Joe Fresh at jcpenney?

See more of 2013's hottest retailers.

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  • 10. Overstock.com

    <strong>Sales growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 23.8 percent <strong>Retail sales in the U.S.:</strong> $1.07 billion <strong>Number of stores in 2010:</strong> N.A. <strong>Stores growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> N.A. This year, the online retailer started selling discounted hotel rooms, and is considering offering deals on auto and home insurance. Read more at <a href="http://bundle.com" target="_hplink">bundle.com</a>.

  • 9. H&M

    <strong>Sales growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 29.3 percent <strong>Retail sales in the U.S.:</strong> $1.2 billion <strong>Number of stores in 2010:</strong> 208 <strong>Stores growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 10.1 percent Although only 10 percent of its worldwide stores are located in the U.S., the clothing retailer is rapidly growing. H&M; plans to have a running website to sell to American shoppers by the end of this year. Well-regarded designers like Donatella Versace also sell affordable collections at the store during certain seasons. Read more at <a href="http://bundle.com" target="_hplink">bundle.com</a>.

  • 8. Netflix

    <strong>Sales growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 29.5 percent <strong>Retail sales in the U.S.:</strong> $2.1 billion <strong>Number of stores in 2010:</strong> N.A. <strong>Stores growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> N.A. Despite price increases for subscribers, Netflix has presented itself as the far superior option to renting DVDs by mail or watching streaming content online (and people are talking with their wallets, here). Read more at <a href="http://bundle.com" target="_hplink">bundle.com</a>.

  • 7. Apple Stores/iTunes

    <strong>Sales growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 32.3 percent <strong>Retail sales in the U.S.:</strong> $18 billion <strong>Number of stores in 2010:</strong> 233 <strong>Stores growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 7.4 percent Think about which products have excited consumers in the past few years, and you will think of Apple: the iPhone, the iPad, and the soon to be debuted the iCloud. The typical Apple store also generates $4,046 of revenue per square feet, compared to $880 that Best Buy brings in. Read more at <a href="http://bundle.com" target="_hplink">bundle.com</a>.

  • 6. Bodega Latina

    <strong>Sales growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 32.5 percent <strong>Retail sales in the U.S.:</strong> $722 million <strong>Number of stores in 2010:</strong> 34 <strong>Stores growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 61.9 percent The rapidly growing Latino market has boosted sales for the grocery chain, which has seen the the most growth in areas like Southern California, Texas, and South Florida. Read more at <a href="http://bundle.com" target="_hplink">bundle.com</a>.

  • 5. Tops Friendly Markets

    <strong>Sales growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 33.1 percent <strong>Retail sales in the U.S.:</strong> $2.2 billion <strong>Number of stores in 2010:</strong> 133 <strong>Stores growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 77.3 percent After being downsized in the early 2000s, Tops Friendly Markets recently won a bankruptcy court battle to take over 79 supermarkets, and is making waves in the convenience store business. This summer, Top opened a remodeled store and an on-site fueling station in upstate New York. Read more at <a href="http://bundle.com" target="_hplink">bundle.com</a>.

  • 4. hhgregg

    <strong>Sales growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 36.3 percent <strong>Retail sales in the U.S.:</strong> $2.1 billion <strong>Number of stores in 2010:</strong> 173 <strong>Stores growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 32.1 percent The consonant-heavy sounding store name founded by Henry Harold and Fansy Gregg opened its first 10 stores in South Florida with more planned. It passed $2 billion in sales for the first time last year. Read more at <a href="http://bundle.com" target="_hplink">bundle.com</a>.

  • 3. Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market

    <strong>Sales growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 37.8 percent <strong>Retail sales in the U.S.:</strong> $766 million <strong>Number of stores in 2010:</strong> 164 <strong>Stores growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 13.1 percent Although it initially lost money after opening its first store four years ago, Fresh & Easy is expanding in Southern California, Phoenix and Las Vegas, and just opened two stores in San Francisco. Read more at <a href="http://bundle.com" target="_hplink">bundle.com</a>.

  • 2. Amazon.com

    <strong>Sales growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 46.2 percent <strong>Retail sales in the U.S.:</strong> $18.5 billion <strong>Number of stores in 2010:</strong> N.A. <strong>Stores growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> N.A. Online bargains have always been available on Amazon.com and consumers have flocked to the retailer to find deals. In addition, Amazon saw major sales growth after it bought Zappos.com, a highly celebrated retailer known for its stellar customer service. Read more at <a href="http://bundle.com" target="_hplink">bundle.com</a>.

  • 1. Ascena Retail Group (formerly Dress Barn)

    <strong>Sales growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 58.9 percent <strong>Retail sales in the U.S.:</strong> $2.3 billion <strong>Number of stores in 2010:</strong> 2,477 <strong>Stores growth in '10 vs. '09:</strong> 58.9 percent Who would have thought Dress Barn would rank at the top of the 100 hottest retailers? The retail group has focused on targeting specific demographics to produce profits. The Ascena Retail Group's Dress Barn targets the 35- to 55-year-old woman. It's Maurices chain targets 17- to 34-year-olds, and another chain Justice's targets 7- to 14-year-old customers. Ascena has been able to target specific segments of the consumer base, and has seen real success. Read more at <a href="http://bundle.com" target="_hplink">bundle.com</a>.