Banana Republic. A traditional “upmarket” line found throughout the malls of America (and owned by GAP Inc.) has opened its first doors in the EU: London, England.
The International Herald Tribune has a nice story on the state of Regent Street retail . The BR flagship store on Regent Street joins a long list of retailers including Apple, Armani Exchange, H&M, and Uniqlo (big fan). Its a crowded field for them. We’ll be keeping eyes on how well they fare on European soil.