Alcott was founded in 1988 with the intent of delivering a product of great features and always up to date, at a very competitive price in order to make fashion accessible to everyone. This ambitious plan of "democratization of fashion" has been the key to Alcott's success, that made of it, one among the main brands in Italy in this market segment.
Broadway in New York is one of the most famous streets in the world. Her intoxicating atmosphere and noise are the driving force of the city. Right there in the middle of Manhattan trends are born. The enthusiasm for this particular mood was a source of inspiration for the brand's founder BROADWAY FASHION NYC in 1976.
Missguided is a UK-based multi-channel retailer selling clothes aimed at 16-35 year old women. The company's collections include tall, petite, lingerie and nightwear ranges. Sales for the financial year ending March 31, 2017 were £206 million, growing 75% year-on-year. Missguided's headquarters were in Salford, Manchester for most of 2015, but have since moved to Trafford Park where the company claims to have the 'coolest office in the world'.
The New Look story began in 1969 as a single fashion store in the UK. From there, we’ve grown to become a leading fast-fashion brand, with 569 stores in the UK and over 200 across Europe, China and Asia.
The NEXT retail chain was launched in February 1982 and the first store opened with an exclusive coordinated collection of stylish clothes, shoes and accessories for women. Collections for men, children and the home quickly followed. NEXT clothes are styled by its in-house design team to offer great style, quality and value for money with a contemporary fashion edge.
In 1971, three textile specialists decided to exploit a new fashion trend: women’s trousers. The Pimckie brand was born, introducing France to the concept of the short supply chain.
The company was founded in 1969 by Bernd Freier, who for the moment is the president of the company. From the beginning of the suppliers were not able to supply the quantities needed for retailers. Therefore, in 1974 Bern Freier decided to travel to India to negotiate directly with suppliers of textiles, including samy gaining independence from wholesalers.