Joe Mimran

(NEW YORK) Joe Mimran's expansion plans continue at breakneck pace. The founder of Joe Fresh has just unveiled an ambitious partnership with JCPenney, announcing plans to roll out approximately 700 shops-in-shop at locations of the newly-renovated department store throughout the United States. The shops, which will range from 1,000 to 2,500 square feet, are expected to bow in April 2013, and they will launch with women's apparel. Joe Fresh products will also be sold at "We are extremely proud to partner with one of America's most iconic department stores, especially as they embark on a retail transformation headed

Tags: Marketing, Retail - Apparel, Specialty Stores, Supermarkets & Grocery Stores Loblaw's Joe Fresh, Canada's biggest grocer, opened a flagship store last week on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, but instead of meat and produce, it's selling $29-women's dresses and $12-men's shirts, according to Bloomberg. Target and Walmart first sold clothes and then moved into groceries; Loblaw has done the opposite in hopes of competing with the two major retailers. Joe Mimran, who founded Club Monaco Inc., has designed the store's clothing line, which sold so well that Loblaw decided to open standalone stores and now has 12 in Canada. Last

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