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Petah Marian | 9 Aug 2013

US clothing company Fifth & Pacific has admitted its second quarter results were weaker than expected as sales growth slipped at its denim label Lucky Brand. | 1 Nov 2010

Marks and Spencer is reportedly considering re-acquiring stores it sold when it exited the European Continent in 2001. | 15 May 2009

Brazil is determined to raise its presence on the world’s fashion stage, with a trade show in Belo Horizonte claiming to challenge the high profile Fashion Weeks in Sao Paulo and Rio. But, as Jozef De Coster reports, the task ahead is a daunting one. | 10 Apr 2008

One of the strangest questions pitched at the World Retail Congress so far has been as to whether it's too late to set up shopfronts in China.

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Beth Wright | 31 Aug 2017

In a bid to accelerate its digital transformation, French department store retailer Galeries Lafayette has outlined plans to acquire a majority shareholding in mail order firm La Redoute.

Michelle Russell | 26 Aug 2016

French department store retailer Galeries Lafayette has taken a step forward in its responsibility policy by launching a 100% traceable fashion collection.

Katie Smith | 26 Feb 2016

French department store retailer Galeries Lafayette has invested in product lifecycle management (PLM) as the plaform to support the development of its collections.

Katie Smith | 20 Jan 2015

Triumph International has sold its Hom men's underwear brand to Huber Group, as the lingerie maker looks to refocus its portfolio on its biggest global brands and on female consumers.

Katie Smith | 2 Dec 2014

L Capital Asia, the private equity firm backed by luxury goods group LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has acquired a controlling stake in Australian swimwear company Seafolly.

Michelle Russell | 16 Jun 2014

Technology solutions provider Lectra has appointed Microsoft executive Karen Elalouf as its managing director for France as the firm looks to accelerate growth in its home market.

Katie Smith | 7 Jan 2014

UK department store retailer House of Fraser has remained tight-lipped on reports it is to hire advisers ahead of a potential initial public offering (IPO).

Michelle Russell | 18 Dec 2013

House of Fraser has declined to comment on reports it is in advanced discussions with French department store group Galeries Lafayette over an acquisition of the UK department store retailer.

Katie Smith | 1 Aug 2013

Qatar-backed Tamburi Investment Partners (TIP) has completed its acquisition of French department store chain Printemps, in a deal that is estimated to be worth EUR1.8bn (US$2.4bn).

Stuart Todd | 5 Apr 2013

Qatari investors are on the verge of acquiring 100% of the French department store chain Printemps for an estimated EUR1.6bn as well as purchasing the Borletti Group which owns Italian retail chain, La Rinascente.

Stuart Todd | 19 Mar 2013

The son of Galeries Lafayette's chairman, Philippe Houzé, is to head the French retail group's department store division in what is widely-viewed as an unexpected announcement.

Stuart Todd | 26 Feb 2013

Galeries Lafayette has made a counter-offer to acquire its French department store rival Printemps, after an earlier EUR1.8bn (US$2.35bn) bid was turned down.

Stuart Todd | 15 Oct 2012

Deckers-owned sheepskin boots brand Ugg is set to open its first French store in Paris this week.

Leonie Barrie | 19 Jun 2012

Apparel maker Joe's Jeans Inc has inked a new multi-year international distribution arrangement with Advanced Retail for France.

Richard Woodard | 19 Jan 2012

Carrefour, the world’s second largest retailer, posted a small increase in full-year sales after what one analyst described as a “dire” year.

Petah Marian | 29 Nov 2011

Casablanca is set to join the ranks of the world’s leading shopping destinations with the opening next week of The Morocco Mall, which boasts 350 stores and covers more than 70,000 square metres. | 1 Apr 2011

UK clothing giant Marks and Spencer has revealed that it is planning to return to France with a flagship department store in Paris.

Stuart Todd | 8 Oct 2010

France’s Monoprix, which is jointly-owned by Casino and Galeries Lafayette, has opened its first store in Syria within the framework a franchise agreement with Lebanese retailing group ADMIC.

Stuart Todd | 21 Sep 2010

Private equity fund L Capital, which is owned by LVMH chief Bernard Arnault and his family and Florac, has taken a 51% stake in SMCP, the holding company of rising French fashion labels Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot. | 13 Aug 2010

Trade fashion event Pure London has joined forces with French trade show Who's Next and Premiere Classe to host a buying event in Dubai. | 19 May 2010

Luxury British fashion firm Jaeger Group Ltd is planning "significant" international expansion after booking a 16% jump in annual earnings. | 22 Jul 2009

French retailer Monoprix has extended its partnership with Tunisian counterpart, Mabrouk, as part of its international development strategy. | 6 Mar 2009

French rugby union star, Sébastien Chabal, who plays for English club Sale has put his name to a new sportswear brand launched by Avignon-based baby and kids wear firm, Norprotex. | 12 Jan 2009

Department store chain El Corte Ingles has implemented Oracle Retail's planning applications for product lifecycle management (PLM) across its 99 department stores in Spain and Portugal. | 1 Dec 2008

French department store chain Galeries Lafayette has signed a partnership agreement with Aksal which gives the Moroccan retail group exclusive operating rights to its brand in Morocco. | 9 Apr 2008

French luxury goods chain Galeries Lafayette is looking at launching a department store in Shanghai, China, just-style has learnt.

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