NEW YORK — Urban Outfitters Inc. has signed an exclusive distribution and marketing agreement with World Co. Ltd. for its Free People brand in Japan.
In addition to opening shops-in-shop in department stores such as Isetan and Takashimaya, World will help Free People launch a freestanding store and showroom in the Shibuya district within the next six months, said Krissy Meehan, managing director of wholesale. It will be the first retail store to open in Japan for any Urban Outfitters Inc. division.
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