I've been a Lands' End shopper for a long time. I don't buy much these days, but I do once in a while. I have my orders shipped to friends or family when I'm planning a trip to the US and pick them up there. I also shop sporadically at L.L. Bean, and they've been sending the American catalogs to me regularly in France since I moved.
But this showed up in my mailbox this week. It's a Lands' End catalog in French, announcing that they've set up shop in France. Now I can get the French catalog and be able to shop online and get my deliveries at home instead of in the US. Here's the web site if you want to take a look.
Interestingly, however, I noticed that the prices seem rather high, especially given today's exchange rate, and not so out of line with normal brand name clothing sold in France (which can be quite pricey). So, I probably won't be doing all that much Lands' End shopping in France after all. I wonder if they'll find a healthy market for their products here.
As I like to say, it's a global world.
Both of these images are screen captures from the Lands' End France web site.
Wednesday morning on the Place de la Concorde
22 hours ago