Amsterdam shop combines fashion and wood

You can find many a unique shop in Holland, but one particular business in Amsterdam stands out for its use of wood in a wide range of fashion products including jewelry, sunglasses, hats, watches and even home decor items. The company is called Two-O and we'll show you some of … Continue reading

Perry Sport, AktieSport Latest Dutch Chains in Bankruptcy

USG (Unlimited Sports Group), the Dutch parent company of sporting goods chains Perry Sport and AktieSport, is the latest retailer in the Netherlands to seek bankruptcy court protection. The company employs over 2,500 workers in its 300+ stores located throughout the Benelux, as well as distribution centers and headquarters. The company … Continue reading

V&D Department Stores to Fold

In late December (2015), V&D department stores, the 62-store Dutch retail chain sought bankruptcy protection from creditors. A warm November-December led to weaker than expected holiday sales, and leaving the retailer with a glut of cold-weather items such as boots, gloves and outerwear. Sun Capital, the American investment firm which … 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

Calvin Klein Opens 3 Stores in Netherlands

It was less than a year ago when PVH announced that Calvin Klein would establish a European headquarters in the Netherlands. Although construction of the new building in Amsterdam isn't slated to be completed until 2016, it hasn't stopped the brand from beginning its expansion on this side of the pond. Since … 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

Streisand’s ‘Partners’ Debuts Atop Billboard Chart

Barbra Streisand has added one more feather to her cap, and let's face it, at this point she has the equivalent of a full-length headdress when it comes to achievements. With the chart-topping debut of her latest set, Partners, Streisand achieves what no other musician (soloist or group) ever has, a number … Continue reading