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15 April 2019 11:19 am

Galeries Lafayette opens in Qatar

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Galeries Lafayette is pleased to announce the soft opening of its new flagship store in Doha in partnership with Ali Bin Ali Holding, bringing its unique know how in Fashion and Luxury to Qatar.

And to mark the arrival of the iconic French Department Store in Doha, an exclusive media gathering was organized on April 8, 2019. Members of the local media, bloggers and social media influencers were invited for a tour and relish the Galeries Lafayette experience. The gathering concluded with an outdoor gala sit-down dinner, which reflected the spirit of Galeries Lafayette – the “French Art of Living”.

Spread around 15,000 sqm of exquisitely designed retail space, Galeries Lafayette Doha is an architectural beauty in 21 High st - the ultimate outdoor shopping destination within Katara Cultural Village. Strategically positioned at a prestigious location between West Bay and The Pearl Qatar, Galeries Lafayette Doha creates a new Parisian lifestyle experience for local and international shoppers alike.

Drawn together by shared values and a passion for excellence, the ABA Holding and Galeries Lafayette -two influential entities with heritages that span decades in the retail industry - have established the presence of Galeries Lafayette in Qatar. This has expanded the global footprint of the iconic French brand in an exciting market with excellent growth prospects.

The legendary Parisian Department Store is a reflection of Paris in Doha. The latest fashion trends, styles and retail experience all leave the guests feeling inspired. Visitors can look forward to the finest international, regional and local brands as well as elegant and light dining alternatives all of which resonate the spirit of Galeries Lafayette.

For over 120 years, Galeries Lafayette has been a major name in global retail creativity. Through its business activities and its regard as a retailer of everything from fashion to accessories, such as leather goods, shoes, watches & jewelry, Galeries Lafayette has become an iconic name worldwide. Today, Galeries Lafayette stands as an uncontested fashion and retail leader with stores in major cities in France and abroad including Berlin, Dubai, Jakarta, Beijing, Shanghai, Doha and Nice. In Paris, the Galeries Lafayette brand now counts two iconic addresses with its historical boulevard Haussmann flagship which welcomes more than 35 million visitors each year, and a newly opened concept store on the world renowned avenue des Champs Elysées.

With 400 brands in store, Galeries Lafayette Doha is designed to be an experience in its own right. This is delivered through many architectural and artistic designs to give visitors the unique Galeries Lafayette feeling where visitors not only come to shop or dine, but actually engage with the environment.

Designed by world famous architects Bruno Moinard and Claire Betaille, Galeries Lafayette Doha is spread over three floors and is truly a shopper’s paradise. From women's ready-to-wear (RTW), children's wear and menswear the store takes the visitor on a stylish journey through an emporium of world’s most sought after brands.

Excellent service and client customization are at the heart of Galeries Lafayette Doha with a variety of options for our clientele. Options which range from Loyalty Programs, customization of products, to the very exclusive La Suite’s personalized shopping service.

The French Department Store brings together the perfect blend of innovative technology and personalized service. It enables visitors to take advantage of digitization throughout and find what they are looking for efficiently in addition to having an exceptional team of retail experts on hand for assistance.

Source: Press release