Nine West is a worldwide popular fashion label that stocks high quality shoes, bags and accessories. It was established in 1978 in the USA and its name comes from the address of the foundation which was 9 West, 57th Street in New York. Today the products sold by the brand can be found in 65 countries worldwide. The first store to open in Australia was in 1995 in Melbourne and today there are over 60 Nine West stores in Australia. It is a leader in the shoes and accessories market in Australia as well as in the rest of the world. The employees of Nine West are often provided trainings in order to achieve the high level customer services the brand is known for.