AusBN – South African clothing retailer MRP has announced plans to open its first Australian store in Melbourne in October.
Owned by the Mr Price Group, MRP sells low-cost fashion in 440 stores mainly in southern Africa and via its online shop.
The new store in Melbourne Central will sell clothing, accessories, footwear and sleepwear for women, men and children.
MRP CEO Stuart Bird said: “As a business based in the southern hemisphere, we’re able to offer Australians a relevant, seasonal and trend-led assortment.
“While initially we will focus on our MRP apparel stores, there is potential to follow with our MRPHome and MRPSport divisions.”
Parent company the Mr Price Group has 1,150 stores globally and was ranked fourth in the Sunday Times’ Top 100 Companies in South Africa.