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75 Years IGDS
"75 years is a great anniversary to be very proud of! In those eventful years and especially now, you are being challenged, needed and respected – from all members and partners within our industry. It’s a great privilege, that all important and leading department store companies worldwide take the opportunity for exchange, inspiration and networking via your platform.
We all are looking forward to at least 75 more interesting and successful years as a big, global family within the industry."
IGDS President & CEO of The KaDewe Group
GDSS 2022 in Seattle 'Retailing from the Outside-In'
We are delighted to announce that the 7th Global Department Store Summit (GDSS) is scheduled for 9-10 June 2022 in Seattle, USA.
The in-person Summit, organised by IGDS and Nordstrom, will bring together CEOs and senior executives of department stores, brands, suppliers, service companies and business partners from all continents.
The COVID-19 epidemic is now affecting the entire world and its population. The impact of the outbreak to the department store industry and its stakeholders is significant and stressful.
From IGDS Members
Lotte Department Store
Lotte opens Premium Outlet ‘Time Villas’
Lotte Department store opened on 10 September a nature friendly shopping mall of the future at Uiwang, Gyeonggi, 30 minutes by car from...
Printemps Unveils Circular Fashion Floor
Printemps unveiled a new floor dedicated to sustainable fashion, reflecting growing competition among French department stores to attract...
Selfridges is teaming up with Jaden Smith
The new project centres around Jaden and Selfridges' shared values: creativity, innovation, and sustainability, and will include a...
From the Industry
John Lewis H1 results
John Lewis Partnership’s half-year report on Thursday showed an improvement on the prior-year period but its results were still far below...
Saks Fifth Avenue opens new store
Saks Fifth Avenue re-enters the New Jersey market on Friday with its opening at The Avenue luxury wing inside the American Dream mega...