The Franco-American trio are at the head of the Global Powers of Retailing ranking established by Deloitte based on the results from 2013. A ranking that includes clothing stores, department stores and luxury groups.
Retail tycoon Philip Green has the firepower for potential acquisitions as his Arcadia group, which owns Topshop, has ended its current financial year with more than 200 million pounds ($314 million) in cash.
The German online fashion store has announced a partnership with the British retailer. In September, Zalando will launch an e-shop dedicated to Topshop and its men’s delineation Topman on its e-commerce platform.
It has a new store opening on Fifth Avenue, Kate Moss's latest collection will hit the shops within weeks, and its catwalk show is a highlight of London Fashion Week - but Topshop is not taking life too seriously.