New York luxury fashion brand Marchesa comes to India
January 26, 2014
Summary: Marchesa will be launching a Spring/Summer collection in India making it one of the few American retailers entering the Indian fashion industry.
Relevance: It is extremely important that our client brings in big names such as Marchesa into the UAE market with other designers from the region, like India.
Dubai’s got talent: Emaar scouting for next-generation fashion designers
Monday, January 27, 2014
Summary: Dubai Mall and Vogue Italia launch talent-scouting competition to find talented new designers.
Relevance: It would be interesting to see if the Dubai Mall, Vogue Italia would be interested in collaborating with Nordstrom Dubai in showcasing and selling the winner’s collection exclusively at Nordstrom.
Nordstrom Rack to Open First Store in Delaware
Feb. 5, 2014
Summary: The first Nordstrom Rack will be opening in 2015 in Delaware.
Relevance: While our client has recently had to close two locations, there is growth in the company and it is important to make this known especially to shareholders and competitors.
Feeling groovy: Trendy British clothing chain to open a big new Galleria store
Culture Map: Houston
By Clifford Pugh
February 5, 2014
Summary: Top Shop is opening a store in Houston, Texas extending its presence in the American fashion industry.
Relevance: Top Shop is making a pronounced mark in the industry and is being successful in the market. The same idea of establishing and expanding abroad could be established, first Dubai then Abu Dhabi.
Dubai, Abu Dhabi Dubbed Middle East’s Fashion Capitals
February 6, 2014
Summary: Dubai and Abu Dhabi have made it onto the coveted list of most fashionable cities in the world.
Relevance: This is very a good sign for our client it means that while the two cities placed in the high 30’s on the list, there is room to growth. Nordstrom can make them more pronounced in the fashion world.