Fashion Lovers Watch Out: Topshop And Topman Move Into Galeria Kaufhof On Munich’s Marienplatz
The British fashion chain will be opening a second store in mid-August 2017 with more than 1,500 m2 of retail space in Galeria Kaufhof
Cologne/Munich, May 22, 2017 – TOPSHOP and TOPMAN are two of the world’s hottest fashion labels, known for delivering great British fashion with flair and innovation. After the successful launch of the brand with the first German shop in Galeria Kaufhof’s flagship store in Berlin in November 2016, a second TOPSHOP and TOPMAN store will open in mid-August 2017 in Galeria Kaufhof at Munich’s Marienplatz. Both labels will present their current trend collections, including selected accessories and a range of beauty products in more than 1,500 square meters in the store’s basement.
“We are convinced that the cooperation with TOPSHOP and TOPMAN clearly offers an added-value to our national and international customers in Munich. Together with TOPSHOP and TOPMAN, we will be increasing our attractiveness for young, fashion-loving customers,” said Thomas Seybold, Branch Manager at Galeria Kaufhof Munich Marienplatz.
TOPSHOP and TOPMAN have more than 620 sales outlets and franchise partners in over 40 countries. At the London Fashion Week and the London Fashion Week Men’s, the two labels regularly present their current collections. With support from emerging talents, as well as cooperation with industry insiders such as
Kate Moss, Christopher Kane and Jonathan Saunders, they have experienced a high degree of recognition.
“With two of the world’s hottest fashion labels – TOPSHOP and TOPMAN – we will be extending our existing range of international top brands,” stressed Edo Beukema, Chief Purchaser for Galeria Kaufhof GmbH. “At the same time, we will be offering TOPSHOP and TOPMAN a very well-frequented department store platform to present product brands to a broader-based audience.”
The GALERIA Kaufhof Group based in Cologne is a Europe’s leading department store company. With the innovative and successful Galeria concept, the company offers a modern shopping experience, including a new partnership with TOPSHOP/TOPMAN in the flagship stores Berlin Alexander Platz and Munich Marienplatz (from mid-August) to introduce the brand in Germany. The GALERIA Kaufhof Group currently has 21,500 employees and operates 99 stores and 58 DINEA restaurants in Germany, as well as 16 stores in Belgium. Since October 1, 2015, the GALERIA Kaufhof Group belongs to the Canadian Hudson Bay Company (TSX: HBC), a globally active provider of premium department stores. For more information, see: www.kaufhof.de
TOPSHOP is an emporium of fashion, a design-led brand, and leader of trends. Range and diversity are demonstrated in converted collections such as TOPSHOP UNIQUE, a catwalk product line, which is presented biannually at the London Fashion Week, TOPSHOP Boutique with trendy elegance and more than 400 new, stylish must-have articles of clothing and accessories each week and a large and versatile denim product range, from which a pair of jeans is sold worldwide ever 10 seconds. A Personal Shopping and Styling service is available free-of-charge in some of TOPSHOP’s 620 stores and franchises located in more than 40 countries. The brand’s global iconic flagship store on London’s Oxford Street has around 100,000 square feet of retail space and has over 400,000 visitors each week and more than 4.5 million contacts via mobile telephone, tablet and desktop over the same period at TOPSHOP.COM. With shipping to 110 countries and transaction platforms in nine countries, TOPSHOP.COM provides consumers, fans and followers with an unparalleled and engaging shopping experience.
The British brand TOPMAN is a ground-breaking style authority, setting trends in menswear on the fashion map. From famous basic styles to sharp tailoring, TOPMAN has its finger on the pulse of what trend-conscious customers want. TOPMAN has earned its sartorial stripes with an unswerving, energetic approach to producing truly exciting, aspirational men’s fashion. Driving trends forward while shifting the way men approach shopping, TOPMAN’s attitude to creating brilliant, affordable and authoritative menswear is second to none.
TOPMAN has over 250 stores in the UK, with a further 154 international franchises operating in 31 countries. The USA sites are fully owned flagship stores, and as of May 2016 they are now 10 in number. TOPMAN is also sold in 102 Nordstrom stores across the USA. TOPMAN.COM attracts an average of over 750,000 visits per week, and places more than 100 new products online per week with shipping to over 100 countries. TOPMAN has dedicated transaction platforms for the UK, USA, Germany, France and the three largest Asian markets – Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
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Galeria Kaufhof GmbH, Corporate Communications, Sophie Lasos
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TOPSHOP, Jordan Webb – International PR Manager
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TOPMAN, Alex Baker – International PR Manager
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