A Portuguese brand, Cubanas, plans to expand in South America with sales starting in spring/summer 2015. It is currently finalizing agreements with local distributors and agents in Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Peru and Costa Rica. Cubanas will also set up a subsidiary in Brazil, where it signed a deal with a local manufacturer two months ago.  Cubanas has its own store in Lisbon and a franchised store in Beirut, Lebanon. It is planning to open a new company-owned flagship store in London. Another store will be opened in New York by Cubanas' distributor in the U.S. at the beginning of the next year.