UAE’s Apparel Group expands retail footprint in Qatar with 20 stores

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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UAE-based global fashion and lifestyle retail conglomerate, Apparel Group is expanding its footprint in Qatar with the launch of 20 new stores in Place Vendôme.

According to the company statement, the new stores include 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.

Place Vendôme is a multibillion Qatari Riyal mixed-use development in Qatar’s emerging Lusail City. Tim Hortons is already operating at the new location.

Apparel Group offers an enhanced shopping experience, that brings a large variety of carefully selected international and regional labels to a very discerning audience.

Sima Ganwani Ved
Sima Ganwani Ved
Founder & Chairwoman
Apparel Group

“The retail landscape in Qatar has evolved significantly over the last few years, as customers become increasingly discerning and attentive to global shopping trends while staying true to their roots and culture.  Continuing Apparel Group’s commitment to providing an elevated shopping experience to our loyal customers, we are proud to be partnering up with Place Vendôme and further expanding our strong retail footprint in the Qatar market.”

“Our brands’ expansion with Place Vendôme is in line with our strategy of being responsive to consumer demand. Qatar continues to be a strategic market for us and we are proud to be part of the country’s growth,” the Chairwoman added.

The company noted that it is opening the biggest LC Waikiki store in the GCC, spanning a total floor area of 28000 square feet. Furthermore, the global fashion and lifestyle retail conglomerate will be opening a Rituals flagship store along with R&B Kids and Calvin Klein underwear stores for the first time in Qatar.

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