News | 1 week ago

The names are pretty similar.

A shop in Claremorris, Co. Mayo, called Hollystar is being sued by Abercrombie and Fitch (the owners of Hollister) over its name.

According to The Times (€), a high court action has been filed against the shop over claims that it breaches copyright of the Hollister brand.

The Mayo shop used the symbol of an eagle alongside the name, whereas Hollister uses a seagull.

Image via Facebook/Hollystar

The shop stock suits, shoes, jackets and some popular brands, including Superdry and Freddy jeans.


It describes itself as a "wholesale and retail shop providing workwear, tracksuits, shirts and many more for gents and children".

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