PARIS — Balenciaga is taking full control of its business in Japan, WWD has learned.
The fast-growing fashion house, part of Gucci Group, has acquired the 51 percent of Balenciaga Japan previously owned by Restir, the retailer that had been its joint venture partner since 2006. Financial terms were not disclosed.
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