COS, the more sophisticated retail format of the H&M enterprise, has announced it will open its first store in Istanbul, Turkey later on this year. The store will be located in the landmark development Zorlu Centre and marks COS’ first opening in the Turkish retail market. No fixed date has been named for the inauguration.

Marie Honda, Overall Brand Responsible for COS, said: “We are all looking forward to the opening. Istanbul is a vibrant and exciting city and we feel the Zorlu Centre will be the ideal setting”.