Oroton Group has signed an exclusive franchise deal with Gap Inc, which will see it have the first right to develop Gap’s Banana Republic brand, as well as Old Navy if Gap decides to franchise the brand in Australia and New Zealand.
Brand Republic, which operates Gap retail apparel stores in Melbourne and Sydney, has been fined $51,000 and provided an enforceable undertaking to the ACCC for supplying unsafe children's nightwear.
Parent company Gap Inc has opened its first Old Navy store in Japan, the first store outside of North America.
The 999 square metre store will open in the heart of Melbourne's shopping, eating and entertainment precinct Melbourne Central.
Gap has debuted its first four wholly-owned stores and online retail store in China.
With 120 further stores still scheduled to open at Westfield Sydney, Datamonitor believes the highlight for the redeveloped shopping centre will be the arrival of Spain’s Zara in 2011.
After eight years of formal planning, 130 retail stores are now trading as part of stage one of Westfield Sydney's opening.
As part of the launch of the redeveloped Westfield Sydney this Thursday, Gap will also be opening its much anticipated second store.
Currently a brand distributed through several specialty travel retailers, this Tumi store will be the first to be opened in Australia by Busbrand this Thursday.
On the retail chain’s Facebook page, over 1,000 comments were made about the company’s newly designed logo with many opposing against the change.
As people are getting ready to spend post-GFC, Australian retailers need to be more innovative and bring more excitement to shopping, according to Australia's largest bi-annual study.
With the first stages of Westfield Sydney due to be revealed in just over month, Retailbiz chatted with Julia Clarke, Westfield Australia manager of corporate affairs, about the specs of the new space.
With Gap recently opening its first Australian store in Melbourne, it will soon be joined by international brand Zara.
Currently used by over 200 retailers across Australia, Vectron's Shop-Ezi suite has recently been installed by Farmers Foodworks in Dallas, Melbourne.
The highly anticipated US clothing chain Gap opened its first Australian store last Thursday at Melbourne's fashion capital - Chadstone Shopping Centre.
As part of its international expansion, Gap Inc is bringing its brand to Australia.