Galeries Lafayette has picked One Nation Paris as launchpad for its first outlet store, which opened on September 13 with an inventory of over 50 brands. The test drive could lead to other locations in France and abroad.
The Canadian brand is taking its first steps on European soil by opening a sales and marketing office in London. The operation will be the base for a U.K.-Ireland marketing team as well as a one for continental Europe.
Bain Capital, the U.S. private equity firm, has bought a majority stake in Canada Goose Inc, a family-owned company which had been seeking an investor to help it meet demand for its high-end cold-weather gear.