Fashion Clothing Chain Stores in Holland

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If you have newly arrived to The Hague, Rotterdam, Leiden, Delft, Amsterdam or some other city here in the Netherlands, you will undoubtedly come across a lot of stores you don't recognize. Some may be mom & pop stores, with just one or two units, while others are actually chain stores.

Figuring out which are which can take some time on your own. Having a little guidance, with a quick profile of each chain can be helpful to a new resident or tourist visiting the Netherlands. 

The following is a list of popular fashion clothing retail chain stores operating here in the Netherlands. Some are Dutch companies, while others are internationally based, but have expanded into Holland.

CHAIN NAME

NATIONALITY

# NL STRS

PARENT COMPANY

PROFILE

American Today

Dutch

50

AT BV

Founded 1989. Focuses on “American campus” casual looks. Assortment branded and private label. Target 15-25, Men/Women

Adams Menswear

Dutch

50

McGregor Fashion Group BV

Men’s fashion dress (business) and casual (denim) clothing.

C&A

Dutch/Swiss

130

COFRA Holding AG (Switzerland). Main offices in DE/BE

Founded in 1841 in Sneek, NL. Now owned by Swiss investment group. Lower-cost fashions for adults and kids.

Chasin’

Dutch

40

Chasin’ BV

Founded 1992. Young men’s fashion and denim rock-star inspired looks.

Cool Cat

Dutch

130

Cool Cat Fashion BV

Founded in Amsterdam in 1980’s. Fashion apparel for young adults 18-25, youth 12-18 and kids 6-12.

COS

Swedish

5

H&M Hennes & Mauritz GBC AB

Founded in 2007. Traditional, classic apparel for women, men.

Desigual

Spanish

5

Desigual

Founded 1984. Based in Barcelona. Fashion clothing (adults/kids)/accessories/home.

G-Star

Dutch

15

G-Star International BV

Founded in 1989. Premium denim brand which is grown into lifestyle collections for men and women.

G-SUS

Dutch

15

Varova Fashion Group

Founded in 1993. Fashion clothing for men and women, with a denim base. Kids also.

H&M

Swedish

100+

H&M Hennes & Mauritz GBC AB

Founded in 1947. Lower-cost fashion apparel/accessories for women, men, kids, babies.

Jack & Jones

Danish

100+

Bestseller

Founded in 1975. Preppy fashions for men, women, kids.

Jeans Center

Dutch

100

Jeans Centre BV

Jeans specialist with related casual apparel for men, women, kids.

McGregor

Dutch

30

McGregor Fashion Group BV

Founded in 1921 in New York. Bought by McGregor Fashion Group in 1993 which has expanded it into lifestyle brand based on American styling with European influences.

Men at Work

Dutch

35

Varova Fashion Group

Founded in 1995. Multi-brand fashion retailer for young men and women.

NewYorker

German

20

New Yorker Group-Services International GmbH & Co. KG

Founded in 1971. Targets younger fashion customer with its own brands in denim, sportswear, streetwear.

Primark

Irish

7

Associated British Foods

Founded in 1969 in Dublin. Lower cost fashions in womens, mens, kids, home.

Pull and Bear

Spanish

6

Inditex

Founded 1991. Casual fashions for socially, environmentally conscious young men and women.

Scotch & Soda

Dutch

20

Kellwood Company

Founded in mid 1980’s and reinvented in 2001. Fashion apparel for men, women, kids. Bought by American corporation Kellwood in 2011.

The Sting

Dutch

50

The Sting BV

Founded in 1982 in Tilburg. Cutting edge fashion for teens and young adults.

Vero Moda

Danish

100+

Bestseller

Founded in 1987 by Troels Holch Povlsen. Women’s contemporary fashions.

WE

Dutch

100+

We Fashion

Founded in 1962 in Amsterdam. Mens, womens, kids fashions under their own label.

Zara

Spanish

25

Inditex

Founded 1975. Fashion apparel, accessories for adults/kids, home fashions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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