Department Stores Expand Outlet Divisions

Department stores are deciding more and more frequently to invest in their own off-price outlet stores in order to retain those customers who flock to retailers such as Marshall's, Ross Dress For Less and Burlington when they are looking for discounted designer brands. While some department store chains such as … Continue reading

Target Stores Quietly Begins International Shipping

American discount department store Target has quietly begun accepting online orders from abroad and shipping them internationally which is bound to make many expats from the United States quite happy. After all, no stores here in Europe are really equivalent in terms of the assortment + price + fashion equation. In Holland, the … Continue reading

Macys now offers Dutch brand OppoSuits

Macy's, 'America's department store', began selling Dutch mens suit brand OppoSuits in August and this month has announced it will expand the selection with several new Christmas styles. The over-the-top printed suits are now available in 310 of the chain's stores as well as on Macys.com. [Macy's Embraces Whimsy in … Continue reading

Dutch Suit Retailer Partners With Bloomingdales

Dutch men's furnishings retailer, SuitSupply, which opened its first door in the United States four years ago, will soon have a presence in the venerable Bloomingdale's department store flagship at 59th Street in Manhattan as well as its store in the Beverly Center mall in Los Angeles. SuitSupply was founded in Amsterdam in 2000 … Continue reading

Target to Shutter All Stores in Canada

Less than two years after opening its first stores in Canada, American mass retailer Target has announced it will shutter all 133 doors and cease operations. Target Canada was a wholly-owned subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Target Corporation. So what led to this decision made so quickly after the launch?  There have been … Continue reading

Christmas Shopping in London (Virtually)

London is a great city to visit and shop anytime of the year, but especially at the holidays. The energy and hustle & bustle of London easily gets you in a festive mood. Throngs of Christmas shoppers, all bundled up and rushing about under tinseled street decorations, is like a … Continue reading

Premium Department Stores Leverage Names at Holidays

There are only a handful of department stores which have the ability to leverage their name with consumers when the holidays roll around. It is a very select few which have built their brand well enough to be able to put it on Christmas tree ornaments and then have those decorations … Continue reading

H&M to Take Over Maison de Bonneterie Locations

Not too long ago we eulogized the Maison de Bonneterie store in The Hague prior to its closing. We provided some insight into the history of the landmark building and rhetorically wondered what would become of the location?  The answer to that question was revealed today when Vogue NL announced … Continue reading