Sir Philip Green is considering using Topshop’s latest collaboration with supermodel Kate Moss as a springboard to enter China next year.
Speaking ahead of his appearance at the World Retail Congress today, the Arcadia boss said he was in “advanced discussions” with two or three partners and suggested a deal could be struck in time to use the Kate Moss collection, due out in April, for the launch.
Green said the rollout could take place as a series of “20 or 30 or 40 pop ups” throughout the country.
He said the launch was most likely to take place within department stores, although added he was also keen to branch into standalone stores.
The Kate Moss collaboration, revealed yesterday, came about following a “spur of the moment” discussion between the model and the retail boss while they were on holiday this summer.
It will be her first collection for Topshop since 2010.