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Michel Lhoste

Benetton Seeing Upturn From New Store Design

But even as the company continues to expand globally, the brand is downplaying the U.S., focusing instead on newer markets like India.


Otte to Set Up Shop in China

Kay Lee discovered that Otte has a large Chinese following online, which led her to secure a store location in Shanghai.

Gap store in Greenwich Village, NYC

Gap Inc. Ties One On in Times Square

Gap and Old Navy are taking big stakes in Manhattan's Times Square with two flagship stores expected to open early in 2017.

Les Copains

Les Copains Initiates American Retail Push

The Italian brand is expanding its retail presence in the U.S. as well as its partnership with Saks Fifth Avenue.


LACAUSA Line to Open First Storefront in Silver Lake

A steady stream of walk-ins wound their way into LACAUSA's new Silver Lake store earlier this week only to have owner Rebecca Grenell kindly tell them she's not yet open for business.

Inside a Justice store.

B-t-s Warfare: Justice Dropping Prices 40%

Ascena's Justice chain is endeavoring to restore profitability by cutting prices, curtailing promoting and rethinking the merchandise mix.

Nic & Zoe

Nic + Zoe Adopts a Retail Strategy

Nic + Zoe, a women's brand rooted in the founder's passion for art, travel, texture, patterns, colors and knits, has found another inspiration: retail.

Wildfox, store, Malibu

Wildfox CEO Talks Retail Growth, Category Expansion

The company recently opened a second store, in the Malibu Country Mart, and last week opened its first shops-in-shop concept at the Nordstrom in the Westfield Topanga mall.

A COS store In Milan.

& Other Stories, COS To Share Former H&M On Fifth Avenue

H&M shuttered a store at 505 Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, but is holding on to the lease, possibly to install another one of its retail concepts.