Juicy Couture plans global expansion
New York — Juicy Couture, which was acquired by Authentic Brands Group in 2013, may no longer be a coveted brand in the United States, but it is still has great appeal in foreign markets. The company expects to open 133 stores (through its various licensing partners) during the next five years, according to Women’s Wear Daily.
Juicy will open 31 international locations in eight countries this year, the report said. Three of the countries — India, South Africa and Azerbaijan — will be new market entries for the brand.
Currently, Juicy operates 199 freestanding stores overseas. In addition, it also operates outlet stores and shops-in-shop in select department stores across 60 countries, including the U.S.