Company milestones

2000
  • Busby Holdings commences its Australian business operations  representing DELSEY through its wholly owned wholesale/ distribution subsidiary Busby Trading Australia Pty. Ltd.
 
2002
  • Busbrand was born.
  • Busbrand acquires the GUESS license and its two existing stores in Australia.
  • Busby acquires the distribution rights for GUESS apparel, handbags and small leather goods.
 
2006
  • Busby acquires the operations of the two Diplomat stores in Australia.
  • Busby acquires the ALDO license and its six existing stores in Australia.
 
2007
  • Busby acquires the operations of the six GUESS Accessory Stores in Australia and one in New Zealand.
  • Busby acquires the Australian distribution rights to Baby Phat by Kimora Lee Simmons.
  • ALDO opens its first Brisbane store on Queen Street Mall.
  • GUESS opens its first double storey, full concept, Brisbane flagship store on Queen Street Mall.
 
2008
  • Busbrand opens first GUESS Footwear concept store in Melbournefollowed closely by the second in Surfers Paradise
  • ALDO opens first Gold Coast store at Robina Town Centre
  • GUESS and ALDO are finalists in the Rag Trader Retailer of the Year Awards
  • GUESS opens first Perth store on Hay Street Mall
  • Busbrand opens first Travelite store in Westfield Doncaster, Melbourne
 
2009
  • Busbrand acquires  license for GUESS Kids
  • Travelite opens first Gold Coast store at Robina Town Centre
  • GUESS opens first Cairns store at DFO Cairns
   
2010
  • GUESS opens flagship store at Westfield Sydney.
  • ALDO opens flagship store at Westfield Sydney.