Fast Retailing’s brand GU is targeting international growth and will open its first US store this fall. The company said it will debut in Soho, New York, and this “marks the first time the brand launches in the West”.
Kering’s unstoppable Balenciaga brand has a giant new market to target. On August 4, Reliance Brands Limited said it has signed a strategic deal with the “hottest global luxury brand” to bring it to the Indian market.
Jonathan Koon, founder of Mostly Heard Rarely Seen 8-Bit, has teamed up with US-based Highstreet, the retail-focused web3 metaverse, to launch an experience linking traditional fashion retail with the metaverse.
A long queue of Russians snaked through a Moscow shopping centre on Tuesday, waiting to get into H&M as the fashion retailer flung open its doors for a final time to sell inventory before making a full exit from Russia.
The Italian brand is opening a flagship store in Milan with a new chic and elegant design concept that it will adopt throughout its network of stores in hopes of moving upmarket, as CEO Stefano Secchi explained.
The strength of the outlets sector continues to be underlined by a raft of big-name signings and the latest is Superdry, which is to take a store at the icon Outlet at The O2 mall in Greenwich, London.
Fast-growing luxury retailer Watches of Switzerland is ensuring its existing store portfolio maintains its prestige status. So its flagship showroom on London’s Regent Street has undergone a major refurbishment.