Canada Goose has launched a pop-up store in Beijing, the latest step in the brand’s journey into Greater China, building on the launch of the Tmall e-commerce platform and the Hong Kong store located at the IFC mall. The Beijing pop-up is located in the lobby of The Opposite House in Sanlitun and will offer a large assortment of the most popular Canada Goose products including Fusion Fit sizing.
Amsterdam-based eyewear brand Ace & Tate has opened two more permanent stores in London, expanding its portfolio to five retail spaces in the UK. As an extension of its online presence, the stores aim to offer customers a memorable brand experience, by acting not only as a space for commerce, but also as a stage dedicated to creative expression, contemporary conversations, and story sharing.
Virgin Holidays has opened its biggest store to date, totalling 157 sq m, located at centre:mk. Designed by YourStudio, the £500,000 flagship ‘v-room’ is the first ever travel store to offer personalised spa treatments. Virgin Holidays' award-winning ‘v-room’ concept is revolutionising the high street holiday booking experience, allowing shoppers to receive complementary massages and manicures, alongside a virtual reality rollercoaster and an exotic cocktail bar.
German fashion group, HUGO BOSS has opened its first HUGO store concept outside of London at Bullring in Birmingham. The 278 sq m menswear store is the brand’s first location outside of London and only its second store in the UK. Designed by the brand's in-house team, the store interior is made up of natural materials such as maritime pine and plywood walls combined with acrylic panels and modern components, with the brand’s iconic red colour featuring on various shop fixtures.
The sixth Dover Street Market has opened its doors, located at 606-608 Imperial Street in Los Angeles. Like all Dover Street Market (DSM) locations, the 1,393 sq m LA store is governed by the thematic 'Beautiful Chaos' – the accidental and synergistic energy that results from DSM's community of creatives, designers and artists colliding under one roof.
Harrods has launched its new Fresh Market Hall – the second stage of the Taste Revolution, the monumental refurbishment of the store’s historic Food Halls. Following the launch of the Roastery & Bake Hall, the Fresh Market Hall celebrates the everyday essential done exceptionally well, with provenance, convenience and seasonality at the forefront. Designed by David Collins Studio, the Fresh Market Hall takes inspiration from London’s buzzing food scene, with take home dishes from the Harrods Deli reimagined by Harrods chefs alongside a showcase of the finest fresh produce, meat, fish and poultry.