French contemporary brand The Kooples will reportedly open three free-standing Canadian locations this year. The Kooples already does exceptional sales at Holt Renfrew and Hudson’s Bay, prompting a brick-and-mortar expansion.

Founded in Paris in 2008, The Kooples features trendy designed men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, as well as outerwear, accessories, leathergoods and footwear. The company anticipates explosive growth, from an anticipated 220 million Euros in 2015 to an estimated 550 million Euros for the fiscal 2019/2020 year. The Kooples entered the U.S. market two years ago viaBloomingdale’s and currently operates five free-standing U.S. locations – two in New York City and three in California… Read a further analysis through our friends @Retail-Insider