It’s business as usual for fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 SA, despite its US parent filing for bankruptcy protection.

This will come as a relief to SA landlords who have had to deal with Edcon reducing its space in malls, as well as the loss of brands such as River Island and Salsa.

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