Claire's Stores, Accessories
Claire's Stores, Inc., specialty retailers of fashionable jewelry and accessories at affordable prices targeting young women, teens, tweens, announced the recent opening of Claire's stores in Italy and Luxembourg. The Company entered both of these markets on an owned and operated basis.
Claire's European President Beatrice LaFon stated, "We are delighted to announce the opening of our first stores in Italy and Luxembourg which brings our European presence to 15 countries. The first Italian store was opened in the prestigious Milan Fiordaliso shopping centre. Our first Luxembourg store was opened in Esch Sur Alzette on Rue de l'Alzette."
During December the Company also plans to enter Indonesia on a Franchise basis.
Claire's Stores, Inc. is one of the world's leading specialty retailers of fashionable jewelry and accessories at affordable prices for young women, teens, tweens and girls ages 3 to 27. The Company operates through its two store concepts: Claire's and Icing. As of October 27, 2012, Claire's Stores, Inc. operated 3,088 stores in North America and Europe. The Company also franchised or licensed 381 stores in Japan, the Middle East, Turkey, Greece, Guatemala, Malta, Ukraine, Mexico, India,Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Venezuela, and Panama. More information regarding Claire's Stores is available on the Company's corporate website at http://www.clairestores.com.