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International eyewear brand Magrabi Optical has opened its first store in Akmerkez, İstanbul following the successful acquisition of Şişli Optik Ticaret A.Ş ('Sisli'). The completed transaction marks Magrabi Optical's first acquisition outside the MENA region and the start of a strategic initiative to expand into select emerging markets.
Retailer To Open First of Three Canadian Locations at Yorkdale Shopping Centre
Chico's FAS, Inc. announces the company's international expansion with White House Black Market's (WH|BM) first Canadian boutique opening at Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Toronto on October 24th. The women's retailer will open its second international location at Square One, Mississauga on October 29th, followed by Upper Canada Mall, Newmarket on November 12th. Yorkdale Shopping Centre and Square One are owned by Oxford Properties Group and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo).Upper Canada Mall is owned by Oxford Properties Group and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).
A brand new Children & Babies clothing and accessories online store with a fabulous range of products is now open. Whether you are looking to buy for a newborn or a teenager Big n Small cater for all ages and sizes. Big n Small is British company with a great collection of beautiful products suitable for all ages.
Building on plans to expand its market share in North America, Marimekko announces a series of new shop-in-shop locations in some of the region's most notable department and specialty home stores. The new destinations feature curated collections of ceramics, glassware and home textiles, highlighted with a selection of the brand's vibrant bags and accessories.
New Look successfully launched its innovative retail concept store in Marble Arch complete with a Kelly Brook Blippar enabled window display. Kelly Brook was in store to cut the ribbon and try out the new Blippar POS for her new make up range. The store is one of the new premium and boutique stores featuring cutting edge technology including Blippar enabled Kelly Brook POS. The store, of course, also features New Look's customary range of fabulous clothing, including evening dresses and jeans.
ShangPin.com, the first online retailer of authorized designers and contemporary fashions, recently held a fashion show that exclusively featured more than one hundred European and North American high-end designer brands. This is the first and only baptism here in China with all those fashion brands in attendance introduced by the Chinese online retailer. The fashion show revealed the latest designer clothing, bags, shoes and accessories. In total, across four categories, more than one hundred brands' products from their Fall and Winter 2012 lines were on show, including the latest designs from Red Valentino, DVF, Alice by Temperley, Tracy Reese, Milly By Michelle Smith, Sergio Rossi, Stuart Weitzman, JMC and Beverley Feldman.
With new deliveries each week, customers can continually shop trendsetting TOPSHOP apparel, shoes and accessories and TOPMAN apparel and accessories in-store and online, including limited-edition pieces created especially for Nordstrom. An expanded merchandise selection is available at nordstrom.com. The TOPSHOP Make-up collection will launch in select stores and online in late 2012.
Impressive online shopping sales figures in China demonstrate that Chinese online fashion retailers such as Xiu.com have revived not only the European fashion industry but also the global fashion industry.
Amazing sales figures
Xiu.com, a leading online fashion retailer in China, recently released its 2012 interim sales performance figures. Its sales revenue has tripled, with 80% of its sales brought in from imported brands. In contrast to Xiu.com's rapid (geometric) growth, Net-a-porter, a pioneering premier luxury online fashion retailer, announced a deteriorating sales trend that began in April 2012.
Company acquires 100% of Bixti and opens an office in Buenos Aires
Elo7, the first and largest marketplace for buying and selling handcrafted products in Brazil, announces its expansion in Latin America through the acquisition of Bixti, the leading marketplace for handcrafted products in Argentina. As part of the transaction Bixti co-founders Alexis and Marina Caporale will join Elo7 along with the whole Bixti team. Carlos Augusto de Araujo, the COO of Elo7's Brazilian operation, will lead the regional operation.
Mood Media, parent company of Muzak and DMX and the world's leading in-store media solutions provider, today announced that it will further expand its presence in the Chinese market through a new agreement with Esprit. Starting in July, Mood Media will provide Esprit stores in Mainland China with a custom music program, via its IP based media player.
This is the latest expansion for Mood Media who creates sensorial experiences by integrating music, visual and scent media to drive point-of-purchase sales for customers in 40 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
La Perla, the Italian luxury brand, announces the opening of its newest boutique at the prestigious Bal Harbour Shops.
The boutique will house the entire La Perla corsetry collection, and La Perla Mare swimwear year-round to cater to the Bal Harbour clientele. Additionally, the new location will feature exclusive pieces from La Perla, as well as the Jean Paul Gaultier Collection Createur.
As Britain goes sports mad for London 2012, the fashion emphasis for Littlewoods Europe is hotly sports luxe. The new summer collection features a strictly sporty new range for women, men and children.
Chic Outlet Shopping® has launched the Chic Guide to Europe 2012 – an innovative media campaign in association with Condé Nast publications and supported by a collection of short films featuring a star-studded roll call of famous international names, each filmed on location at the Chic Outlet Shopping® Villages.
Announces plans to acquire Japanese business from joint venture partner
As part of a steady international push, Kate Spade New York (ksny) announces today that it intends to buy its Japanese joint venture partner, Sanei International, out of their 51 percent share in the jointly owned company, Kate Spade Japan. This is part of a robust international expansion, which includes recent store openings in the UK, Dubai, and Kuwait as well as further expansion into Brazil with additional store openings in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo planned for this summer.
Destination Maternity Corporation (Nasdaq: DEST), the world's leading maternity apparel retailer, today announced the opening of its first Destination Maternity® store in India with its franchise partner, Mahindra Retail.