Tag : expansion
Castore secures £7.5m to support expansionSubscription
Sportswear brand Castore has raised £7.5m in funding to support its expansion into professional team sports, launch its footwear range and accelerate international growth.
Dunhill expands in AsiaSubscription
Luxury brand Dunhill has opened two new concessions in South Korea, with a third to follow in spring next year.
A growing, stable economy and an increasingly international consumer mindset are making Poland an appealing market for brands seeking to expand.
Snow Peak to open in the UK Subscription
Japanese outdoor brand Snow Peak is opening its first European store on London’s Regent Street this autumn.
Authentic Brands Group secures new funding Subscription
Brand house Authentic Brands Group (ABG) has received €875m (£724.4m) in funding from its now largest investor, private equity fund BlackRock Long Term Private Capital (LTPC).
Childrenswear licensing group Brand Machine plans to grab more market share through product development and new partnerships.
Liberty Fabrics launches B2B online platformSubscription
Liberty London has expanded its fabrics business, with the launch of an online B2B platform.
Zalando invests £180m in new warehouseSubscription
German etailer Zalando is investing €200m (£179.2m) in a new fulfilment centre, which will cover 140,000 sq ft once completed.
Menswear start-up gets £400k fundingSubscription
Manchester-based menswear start-up Grandeur Clothing has signed a £400,000 funding agreement with Bibby Financial Services (BFS).
Resale brand Cudoni secures £1.4m backingSubscription
Luxury resale brand Cudoni has received £1.4m worth of investment to support its international expansion plans.
Kurt Geiger to open first store in IndiaSubscription
Kurt Geiger is opening its first shop in India this autumn, following a new partnership with Reliance Brands-owned distributor Genesis Luxury.
Claret Showroom plots US expansion Subscription
The founders of Drapers award-winning agency Claret Showroom are set to expand their showroom portfolio and are eyeing up locations in the US.
Seafolly branches into ChinaSubscription
Australian swimwear brand Seafolly is launching online in China later this summer through Tmall.
Honey Birdette sets sights on US expansion Subscription
Australian luxury lingerie retailer Honey Birdette will open its first US stores later this year.
Last week I wrote that the high street is not dead. This week proves it.
Missguided has teamed up with retail group Azadea to launch franchise stores and an online offer in the Middle East.
Chi Chi London eyes 30% sales riseSubscription
Occasionwear label Chi Chi London is targeting 30% sales growth this year, after seeing annual sales rise by 32% to £27.5m in the year to 31 January.
Chalayan sells 20% stake Subscription
Designer Hussein Chalayan has sold a 20% stake of his brand to investment platform Centricus.
Zone Two expands into US marketSubscription
Zone Two will open a new 4,500 sq ft show room in Manhattan, New York, later this week as the start of the sales and marketing agency’s plans for wider global expansion.
Victoria Beckham’s label valued at £100mSubscription
Victoria Beckham’s eponymous fashion business has been valued at £100m after receiving a £30m cash injection from a growth equity firm.
Ted Baker’s ‘ugly brown building’ to be replacedSubscription
Ted Baker is planning to replace its headquarters in London’s Camden with a bigger building.
First look: Remus Uomo expands Dublin flagshipSubscription
Remus Uomo has expanded its flagship in Dublin since closing for renovations in early August.
Belstaff expands in Japan and CanadaSubscription
British heritage brand Belstaff is launching its first standalone pop-up in Toronto, as it continues its overseas expansion drive.
Mulberry signs up for joint venture in JapanSubscription
British luxury brand Mulberry is launching a joint venture partnership with Japanese company Onward Global Fashion (OGF).
Atterley sets sights on overseas expansionSubscription
Online fashion marketplace Atterley has signed up 60 more boutiques globally, and has set out plans to ramp up its US business by the end of the year.
Sports Direct raises US sportswear stakes Subscription
Sports Direct has increased its investment in US brand Iconix and sportswear chain Finish Line, weeks after making a similar move in the market.
Joules aims to double international salesSubscription
Joules plans to double its international sales over the next few years to bring it to 20% of group revenue.
British brand Jack Wills is expanding its presence in Europe with a store launch in Germany.
London has been crowned the most sought-after destination for retailers looking to expand in Europe, according to the latest research by commercial property consultancy CBRE.
Hunkemöller sets its sights on the UKSubscription
Dutch lingerie brand Hunkemöller is looking at options for expansion in the UK, which could include a store on London’s Oxford Street.
The special relationship between the UK and the US has been tested before, but what does the current instability mean for the future of retail? Drapers’ resident American, Christina Simone, reports
St Albans independent The Dressing Room is expanding its retail space to accommodate a growing product range.
Luxury Arctic apparel brand Canada Goose has made three additions to the boardroom as it continues to pursue a strategy of global expansion and retail rollout.