Debenhams opens flagship store in Moscow
The classic British department Debenhams has come to Moscow. Debenhams first opened in 1919 on London's Oxford Street. It has become one of the world's biggest retail groups, with shops in Britain, Ireland, Switzerland and Bahrain and, since November 2006, in Russia, on Moscow’s Krasnaya Presnya. The Debenhams brand was licensed for Russia by DBH, owned by Read Group, a successful Russian retailer known for its sportswear projects including Iguana. When you come to Debenhams you know you can relay on quality. The prices are ‘democratic’ and all new fashion trends are there. Debenhams will introduce eight new collections of clothes and accessories each year. They work with famous fashion designers such as Julien Macdonald, Jasper Conran, Betty Jackson, Matthew Williamson and John Rocha. The newly-built three floors of retail space welcome visitors, and proclaims that real London shopping has come to Moscow.
Moscow, Krasnaya Presnya, 24
Tel. /Fax: (495) 739-4629
Mail Boxes Etc. opens its first Moscow store
The San Diego-headquartered Mail Boxes Etc postal and business service company has opened its first store in Moscow. It is a pilot location for the master franchisee, a company set up to develop Mail Boxes Etc in Russia and which by Alexander Selezenev, General Director. The Ovchinnikovsky nab. store, across the street from the former VGTRK (State Radio) headquarters, offers mailbox rental, document processing, digital photography, professional packing, copy services, and is a re-seller of courier services from Pony Express, TNT and UPS. The 5,800 independently owned locations around the world provide convenient, value-added business services to consumers, "road warriors" and the smalloffice/ home-office (SOHO) market. The Moscow pilot center is managed by Viktor Knyazev, and is open Mon through Friday 09:00-20:00. Aleksei Sukoparov, MBE Russia’s commercial director, is working with Selezenev to select regional and unit franchisees. Entrepreneur magazine's annual "Franchise 500," rated the UPS Store #5 among all franchise opportunities and #1 in the postal and business services category for the 17th consecutive year.
Tel: (495) 981-8500/981-8520
Rolls-Royce opens a new showroom
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Moscow has opened a new showroom on the centrally located Vozdvizhenka ulitsa close to the Lenin Library approaching Alexandrovskii Gardens. The unusual, ultramodern interior, reminiscent of a boutique draws the attention of visitors to the use of high technologies in manufacturing Rolls-Royce cars. The traditional British marque is now owned by BMW. The company makes two basic model: the Phantom and the drop-head Coupe. You don’t just buy a Rolls-Royce: you commission it like a piece of fine art or a luxury yacht. Every Rolls-Royce is hand-built and hand-finished to exceptional standards by the best technicians and craftspeople in the motor industry. It is this approach that makes every Rolls-Royce special. The convenient arrangement of the new showroom, with easy access to the central highways of the city, makes a visiting very convenient.
Open 10:00-20:00 weekdays; 11:00-20:00 weekends and holidays.