Apparel Group launches 20 new fashion, lifestyle and F&B brands on Place Vendôme in Qatar
Apparel Group opens for the first time in Qatar a Rituals flagship store as well as R&B Kids and Calvin Klein stores.
Qatar: Apparel Group is delighted to expand its presence in Qatar, with the launch of 20 stores, including Charles & Keith, Beverly Hills Polo Club, Rituals, LC Waikiki, Birkenstock, Molten Chocolate & Café, Skechers, R&B, R&B Kids, BBZ, Hema, Crocs, Dune London, Levis, Aldo, Inglot, Aldo Accessories, Athlete’s Co and Calvin Klein Underwear. Tim Hortons is already operating at the new location.
To continue to push the boundaries of innovation, Apparel Group opens the largest LC Waikiki store in GCC, covering a total area of 28,000 square feet. Additionally, the global fashion and lifestyle retail conglomerate will open a Rituals flagship store as well as R&B Kids and Calvin Klein underwear stores in Qatar for the first time.
Ms. Sima Ganwani Ved, Founder and Chairman of Apparel Group, said: “The retail landscape in Qatar has evolved significantly over the past few years, with customers becoming more discerning and attentive to global shopping trends. while remaining true to their roots and culture. Continuing Apparel Group’s commitment to providing a superior shopping experience to our loyal customers, we are proud to partner with Place Vendome and further expand our strong retail footprint in the Qatar market. The expansion of our brands with Place Vendôme is part of our strategy of listening to consumer demand. Qatar continues to be a strategic market for us and we are proud to be part of the country’s growth”.
Apparel Group offers an enhanced shopping experience, which offers a wide variety of carefully selected international and regional brands to a highly discerning audience. It’s a shopping experience like no other.
About the place Vendome
Place Vendome is a multi-billion Qatari riyal mixed-use development in the emerging city of Lusail in Qatar. Place Vendôme is a project of United Developers, a group of four Qatari investors who have teamed up to align their expertise in retail, real estate, construction and contracting. United Developers envisions Place Vendôme as a groundbreaking example of the entrepreneurial spirit, vision and energy of Qatari commitment to the nation’s development.
The 1,150,000 m² development will host two five-star luxury hotels, Le Royal Méridien and Palais Vendôme, a Luxury Collection hotel, Le Royal Méridien Résidences, a shopping center comprising up to 580 different outlets with an exclusively dedicated luxury wing to major designer brands, and a central entertainment element featuring constant attractions. The hotels and residences will be operated by Marriott International, which aims to provide a luxurious and authentic experience that aligns with the Place Vendôme brand.
About Apparel Group – Qatar
Apparel Group is a global fashion and lifestyle retail conglomerate residing at the crossroads of the modern economy. Today, Apparel Group caters to thousands of eager shoppers through its more than 1,850 retail stores and over 75 brands across all platforms, while employing more than 16,500 multicultural employees.
Apparel Group has built a strong presence in the GCC and expanded thriving market gateways in India, South Africa, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia. Additionally, clear strategies are in place to enter emerging markets such as Hungary, Pakistan, Egypt and the Philippines.
Apparel Group has created an omnichannel experience, leveraging brands from the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and Asia. Brands include big names in fashion, footwear and lifestyle such as Tommy Hilfiger, Charles & Keith, Skechers, Aldo, Nine West, Aeropostale, Jamie’s Italian, Tim Hortons, Cold Stone Creamery, Inglot and Rituals. Apparel Group owes its incredible growth to the vision and guidance of its dynamic Founder and President, Mrs. Sima Ganwani Ved, who has propelled the company ever stronger since its inception over the past two decades.