Folli Follie opens first shop in Turkey

Folli Follie on Wednesday announced the opening of its first shop in Turkey, in Istanbul. The company opened its flagship shop in Istinye Park, one of the most modern and successful shopping centers in the country, which was ... More

Shoe chain Humanic plans 3 Bulgarian stores in 2010

Footwear retailer Humanic, part of Austrian concern Leder & Schuh, will cut the ribbon on its three flagship Bulgarian stores in 2010, the company said yesterday. Two of the shops will be housed by Serdica Center and The ... More

Zlatarna Celje merges with Albrecht Holding

At the last General Meeting of Zlatarna Celje the shareholders adopted the decision to merge with the company Albrecht Holding, reports Dnevnik. All reasons behind this decision are of economic nature, declared the Chairman of ... More

Puma to set up Croatia subsidiary

Puma AG said it founded a subsidiary in Croatia, to be called Puma Sport Croatia as part of its plan to expand into new markets, 'Croatia Today'' reports. The German sporting goods maker plans to open Puma retail stores in ... More

KOSMIMA exhibition opens in Thessaloniki

The 22nd International Exhibition of Jewellery, Clocks and Watches, Precious Stones, Machinery, Equipment - KOSMIMA 2007 - opened today at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre with the participation of 214 exhibitors ... More

Folli Follie opens store in Russia

The company announced the opening of a flagship store in Moscow in co-operation with Bosco di Ciliegi. The store, which is the first for Folli Follie in Russia, is located on the Red ... More

Italian "Calzedonia" to have 15m EUR worth of lingerie factory built in Sombor

President of Italian company for production of lingerie "Calzedonia" for southeast Europe, Dubravko Hoić, and Mayor of Municipality of Sombor, Jovan Slavković, signed the contract on construction of factory worth 15m ... More

Italian shoes exhibition in Belgrade

The shoes exhibition of the Consorzio Toscana Shoe Fashion of Fucecchio, organised today in Belgrade, is designed for the specialised public of the sector's operators. Twelve companies, exhibiting men's and women's footwear of ... More

"Week of insomnia in Belgrade" – organizers of "Belgrade Design Week" promise spectacular event

"Belgrade Design Week" will be organized for the second time from May 7 to 12, 2007, and it will gather some of the most significant names from the world of branding, advertising, architecture, design and publishing. ... More

Benvenuti footwear to launch ten outlets in 2007

Benvenuti footwear store network plans to launch ten new outlets this year in Romania at an estimated investment of EUR 6 million. The company’ founder is interested in setting up franchises at Bacau, Iasi, Cluj, Constanta, ... More

Decathlon and Hervis invest in Romania

Two new names are entering the Romanian sport products' market: Decathlon, the biggest European sport products' retailer and Hervis, the retail division of sports products of the Dutch from Spar .Decathlon is to open its first ... More

Clothier Zara to enter Bulgarian market with discount outlets

Spanish apparel maker Zara will enter the Bulgarian market with outlets offering lines from its older collections at discount prices. Zara's Z Outlets will open simultaneously in several Bulgarian cities in early March, said ... More

SIEPA grants €400,000 to stimulate investment in Vranje

Representatives of the Serbian Investment and Export Promotion Agency (SIEPA) and international company Sanch signed today a one-off agreement to stimulate investment of this company in the amount of €400,000. This ... More

Italian shoemakers prepare a protectionist policy

The Italian shoemakers want to protect their products sold on the Romanian market, and therefore they want to inscribe on the shoes the words “Made in Italy.” According to Rompres, the Association of the Italian ... More

Greek Elmec renews Nike deal for Bulgaria

Greek company Elmec Sport said it has renewed its agreement with Nike European Operations Netherlands (NEON) B.V. to import and distribute exclusively in Romania and Bulgaria Nike products until May 31, '09. Under the previous ... More

Turkish apparel stores stage Athens debut

Turkish apparel chain stores Ipekyol, Inci and Koton have made their debut at The Mall shopping centre in the northern suburb of Maroussi. The Tuesday launch was attended by Turkey's visiting minister of state for external trade, ... More

Turkey to impose quotas in Footwear

Hit by a recession in their sector, Turkish shoe-manufacturers have asked local authorities to impose a quota on shoe imports. In 2005 imports from China have increased in quantity by over 120% and 124% in value, whereas the ... More

Greek Fashion Week in Athens

The Third Greek Fashion Week opened in Athens with a tribute to Sophia Kokosalaki, a local designer with international clout, and an appeal by Greek deputy Development Minister Yiannis Papathanassiou for the industry to go ... More

Spanish "Zara" opened its boutique in Belgrade

The famous Spanish fashion house "Zara" opened its store in Belgrade, in Knez Mihajlova street 11-15th. The sales object is on more than 2.000 m2, and it has modern women, men and children's clothing as well as cosmetics, bags ... More

'Mavi' Jeans Sweep the US

US Ankara Ambassador Ross Wilson stressing Turkish services and products are admired in America reported that mutual trade reached $10 billion. The "Made in Turkey" label has become the symbol of Turkish assurance and quality ... More