Back in October, iconic sneaker brand Converse filed a lawsuit against an astonishing 31 retail stores citing complains about them knocking off their signature Chuck Taylor design. Some of the retailers that Converse was suing included everyone from Walmart, to Fila, to Bobs, and even Ralph Lauren. […]

Madewell, the younger, more casual sister label to US hit brand J.Crew is finally making it's debut overseas in the UK market, thanks to a new partnership between the group and Net-a-Porter.com. The hip label, which is praised in the US for its denim-focused and more accessibly priced collections, has […]

Swedish fashion chain H&M has opened its first flagship store in Taiwan. The store in Breeze Song Gao was welcomed by more than 1,200 fans, who were entertained with DJs and an H&M employee-led choreographed performance. The flagship store offers the retailer’s full range of clothing, underwear and […]

European luxury label, Les Copains, which is owned by the Italian based BVM SpA, is setting its sights on the United States for expansion. The brand, which has become famous for its knitwear and is sold in department stores the likes of Saks Fifth Avenue, is looking to begin brick-and-mortar operations […]

It seems as if British high street retailer Topshop may not be big in Japan after all. The fashion chain has reportedly closed all five of its stores in Japan, with local store operators claiming that the store's future within the country remains unclear. According to a report from Nikkei Asian Review, […]

The H&M Group is planning to open around 400 new stores for the financial year 2014/2015, as the Swedish retail chain announced full-year sales increased in local currencies by 14 percent to SEK 176.6 billion including VAT. Most of the expansion of H&M stores will take place in existing markets, however […]

Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo is set to open its first Canadian stores in Toronto in the autumn of 2016, as it pushes forward with its expansion plans to become the world’s top fashion retailer. Canada will mark the brand’s 18th market, since it opened its first store in Japan in 1984, adding to […]

Tokyo-based eyewear brand, Jins, is set for US expansion after it announced plans to open its first US flagship store in San Francisco this spring. Jins has become Japan’s largest eyewear retailer by volume, operating more than 300 retail locations across Japan and China, due to its offering of high-quality, […]

French department store retailer Galeries Lafayette was named the Best International Retailer of the Year by the National Retail Federation at the Retail’s Big Show 2015. The accolade is given to a company that has achieved retail excellence in its native country as well as internationally, was accepted […]

Is bigger better? It certainly seems to be for a number of international retailers, with leading fashion conglomerate Inditex announcing the acquisition of a 4,400 square meter commercial location in the heart of Soho, New York. The Spanish company aims to open "a global standard-setting Zara store" […]

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