History

  • 1988Foundation of LC Waikiki

    LC Waikiki was founded in France, in 1988, by French designer Georges Amouyal and his partner.

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    1988

    Foundation of LC Waikiki

    LC Waikiki was founded in France, in 1988, by French designer Georges Amouyal and his partner. The partners  created the LC Waikiki brand by adding the word “Waikiki” (referring to the famous Waikiki Beach) to “LC” which is the first letters of "Les Copains" meaning “friends” in French.

  • 1997LC Waikiki Becomes a Turkish Brand

    In 1997, the group as it was doing researches on how to create its own brand...

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    1997

    LC Waikiki Becomes a Turkish Brand

    In 1997, the group as it was doing researches on how to create its own brand, decided that they would buy LC Waikiki which was a French brand back then. LC Waikiki which is a Turkish brand as of that date, has opened 21 stores in Turkey and started to serve that same year.

  • 2000Number Of Stores Increases Day By Day

    Since 2000 LC Waikiki has made itself a prominent retail brand by opening only its own stores...

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    2000

    Number Of Stores Increases Day By Day

    Since 2000 LC Waikiki has made itself a prominent retail brand by opening only its own stores.The project has accelerated, enabling LC Waikiki to bring its collections to its customers through  a modern chain whose number increases day by day.

    XSIDE Brand Meets Teenage Demand

    In 2000, the  XSIDE brand was created, to cater for  teenagers above the age of 15 who follow fashion trends closely.
     

     

  • 2009LC Waikiki Starts Investments Abroad

    In 2009, LC Waikiki opened its first international store, in Romania.

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    2009

    LC Waikiki Starts Investments Abroad

    In 2009, LC Waikiki opened its first international store, in Romania. As of today the brand is now trading through 75 stores in 19 different countries, including Albania, Azerbaijan, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Egypt, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan ,Macedonia, Morocco, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Ukraine.

  • 2011The Leader Of The Ready-to-Wear Industry In Turkey

    In 2011, Tema Group changed its name to “LC Waikiki Retailing Services...

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    2011

    The Leader Of The Ready-to-Wear Industry In Turkey

    In 2011, Tema Group changed its name to “LC Waikiki Retailing Services Pte Ltd” and became the leader of the Turkish ready-to-wear sector with the help of the brand LC Waikiki’s achievements.

  • 2014100th Store Abroad Opened In Mostar

    The number of overseas LC Waikiki stores has reached 100. Aiming to be one of Europe's three...

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    2014

    100th Store Abroad Opened In Mostar

    The number of overseas LC Waikiki stores has reached 100. Aiming to be one of Europe's three most successful ready-made clothing brands in 2023, LC Waikiki has taken an important step forward on a global scale towards this goal. LC Waikiki announced the launch of its 100th Store in the city of Mostar in Bosnia Herzegovina with a press conference organized on Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

  • 2016New Category: LCW Home

    LC Waikiki has launched a new category in September 2016 and met its customers with Home Textile products named under LCW HOME...

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    2016

    New Category: LCW Home

    LC Waikiki has launched a new category in September 2016 and met its customers with Home Textile products named under LCW HOME...

     

  • 2017New Continents, New Countries

    LC Waikiki opened two stores in a row in new countries: Indonesia and Kenya.

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    2017

    New Continents, New Countries

    LC Waikiki opened two stores in a row in new countries: Indonesia and Kenya. The entry into these countries is a step towards increasing its footprints in Sub – Saharan Africa and South East Asia.