LC Waikiki was established in 1988 and since 1997 has been operating as LC Waikiki Retail, dressing the world with “Everybody deserves to dress well” mission and “affordable fashion” concept. LC Waikiki has been carrying on its growth adventure for 29 years both in Turkey and abroad. LC Waikiki, a leading player in the ready-to-wear industry, operates today in 36 countries with more than 750 stores and 35,000 employees. LC Waikiki aims to become one of the three most successful fashion brands of Europe by growing to 1500 stores globally by 2023.
LC Waikiki opened its first international store in 2009 in Romania, and since then has expanded rapidly across the globe. The brand has stores located in Albania, Azerbaijan, Algeria, Tunisia, UAE, Bahrain, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Armenia, TRNC, Morocco, Lebanon, Georgia, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Libya, Macedonia, Egypt, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Russia, Oman, Qatar and Ukraine. Right after the recent entry into Kenya and Indonesia, LC Waikiki plans on expanding and establishing its presence in Malesia and India with an aim of reaching 400 international stores until the end of 2017.