Chicago-based teen jewelry and accessories retailer Claire's Stores Inc. opened its first store in China on Dec. 5. The new store is located in DaNing Life Hub in Shanghai. The retailer also plans to open a second store in the country, slated to open Dec. 7 in Grand Gateway Mall in Shanghai. Claire’s debut in China extends its global reach to 39 countries.
Currently, the company operates 3,088 stores in North America and Europe, as well as 381 franchised or licensed stores in Japan, the Middle East, Turkey, Greece, Guatemala, Malta, Ukraine, Mexico, India, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Venezuela and Panama.